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After nearly 4 hours, the Senate Health Committee voted Wednesday 6-2 in support of Senate Bill 277, which would require parents to vaccinate all children enrolled in school.
Assemblymember Dr. Richard Pan argued the bill protects the public. However, parents who showed up for public comment argued that vaccines cause health problems.
Medical professionals spoke during the hearing adding that vaccines are not 100% perfect, but they are safe.
The bill needs to pass through several other committees before it becomes law.