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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2010-00881


CCR details

Tracking Number 2010-00881
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 1000 Department of Public Health and Environment
Agency 1009 Disease Control and Environmental Epidemiology Division
CCR Number 6 CCR 1009-2
CCR Title THE INFANT IMMUNIZATION PROGRAM, VACCINES FOR CHILDREN PROGRAM, AND IMMUNIZATION OF STUDENTS ATTENDING SCHOOL

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 09/29/2010
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2010-00881.DOC
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2010-00881.DOC
Statutory Authority Sections 25-4-904 and 25-4-1705(5), C.R.S.
Description of Subjects/Issues The purpose of this hearing is to receive public comments on proposed amendments which establish a definition for ?school health authority?; clarify language regarding who is responsible for securing and completing the official Certificate of Immunization; modify Table 1 and its footnotes to reflect best practice standards of the ACIP and make necessary editorial chgs.
Purpose/Objective of Rule The purpose of the rules is to provide clarification to the current rules to better inform and provide immunization guidance. The proposed changes include: 1)Creating a definition for ?School Health Authority? (Section I) who is one of the individuals mentioned in the BOH rules and is listed in the signature portion of the Certificate of Immunization; 2)Clarification of who is specifically responsible for providing the Certificate of Immunization to the school; 3)Rearrange the order of the vaccines in Table 1 to replicate the order of the vaccines in the ACIP schedule, and adjust the vaccine age and grade recommendations to moreclosely replicate the ACIP vaccine schedule; and 4) Clarify the language in the footnotes of Table 1 for easier application and remove symbols ( e.g., > ) that may be confusing to non-medical readers of the rules.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2010-00881.DOC
Regulatory analysis RegulatoryAnalysisAttachment2010-00881.DOC
Comments Publication instructions at the beginning of the rule. Existing Table 2 remains.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation?
Hearing Date 11/17/2010
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location Colo. Department of Public Health & Environment, Sabin-Cleere Conf. Rm, 4300 Cherry Creek Dr. South, Bldg. A, 1st Floor, Denver, CO 80246
Contact Name Jamie D'amico
Contact Title Public Health Nurse Consultant
Contact Telephone 303-692-2957
Contact email jamie.damico@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02010-00881.DOC
Adopted Date 11/17/2010
AGO requested date 11/22/2010
Attorney General Opinion 11/29/2010
Effective Date 12/30/2010
Inserted into CCR 12/08/2010