Published: May 11, 2022
By: Allison Kadlubar
BATON ROUGE, La. (LSU Manship School News Service) – The Senate Health and Welfare Committee on Wednesday, May 11 rejected a House resolution to repeal a state rule requiring COVID vaccines for students.
The committee voted 4-3 against the resolution. Its vote will allow the Louisiana Health Department to add the COVID vaccine to a list of required immunizations for students aged 16 and up.
Rep. Larry Bagley, R-Stonewall, proposed the resolution after several lawmakers brought the rule to his attention.
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