On June 30, 2015, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 277 into law. SB 277 removes the personal belief exemption (PBE) from school vaccination requirements and allows exemptions only for medical reasons.
Answers to the commonly asked questions related to the recent passage of Senate Bill 277 are found in this document. This information does not constitute, and is no substitute for, legal or other professional advice. Physician offices should consult their personal attorneys or professional advisors for specific guidance on their compliance with SB 277.
This document was jointly produced by the California Medical Association, the American Academy of Pediatrics, California and the California Academy of Family Physicians.