Amend the committee amendment, as and if amended, by striking the committee amendment in its entirety and inserting:
/ SECTION 1. This act may be cited as the "Cervical Cancer Prevention Act."
SECTION 2. Chapter 29, Title 44 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
"Section 44-29-185.(A)(1) Beginning with the 2014-2015 school year, the Department of Health and Environmental Control may develop and provide to each school, whose grade levels include grade nine, informational brochures concerning adolescent vaccinations, including the cervical cancer vaccination series. The brochure specifically must state that the cervical cancer vaccination series is optional and shall inform the parent or guardian of a student that the vaccine is available at the student's own health care provider.
(2) At the beginning of the school year each school district may provide this informational brochure to the parents or guardians of all students in the ninth grade.
(B) For the purposes of this section 'cervical cancer vaccination series' means the human papillomavirus vaccination series."
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor. /
Renumber sections to conform.
Amend title to conform.