SALEM, Ore. — Oregon’s House of Representatives has passed a controversial vaccine bill.
The legislation prevents unvaccinated students from going to school except if they have a medical condition.
Unvaccinated kids do have the option to go through online courses to get an education.
The Senate will now vote on the bill. If it approves, Governor Kate Brown has indicated she will sign it.
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Amanda Rose is a multimedia journalist for NBC5 News. Amanda graduated from Columbia University earning a Master’s degree in Journalism. She also received a Bachelor’s degree in English with a specialization in literature from the University of British Columbia. She’s a Los Angeles native, but is thrilled to return to the beautiful Pacific Northwest and is passionate about reporting on the criminal justice system.