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Virtual Public Hearing TUESDAY, FEB. 16: Bill Proposal to Eliminate Religious Vaccination Exemption

Posted on February 11, 2021


I would like to make you aware of an upcoming virtual public hearing that will take place Tuesday, February 16, 2021 starting at 9 a.m. The Public Health Committee will raise proposed bill H.B. No. 6423 for what is expected to be a 24-hour virtual public hearing. This contentious proposal seeks to eliminate the state’s religious exemption from vaccinations for schoolchildren.

The hearing can be accessed on YouTube live by clicking here.

The deadline to register for the hearing is Monday, February 15, 2021 by 3:00 p.m. Click here to register online.

To register for the hearing by phone call 860-240-0560.

You can also submit written testimony regarding proposed bill H.B. No. 6423, send an email with your written testimony to and be sure to include the bill proposal number. The full document detailing H.B. No. 6423 can be accessed by clicking here.

For resources regarding how to virtually participate in the Connecticut General assembly click here.

As always, please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions or concerns pertaining to state government. I can be reached by email at or by phone at (800) 842-1423. You can also follow my legislative activity by visiting my website at or my Facebook page at

State Representative Gale Mastrofrancesco