Maine Revised Statutes

§6358. Rules; requirements; reports

1. Rules authorized.  The commissioner and the Director of the Bureau of Health, Department of Health and Human Services, shall jointly issue rules necessary for the effective implementation of this subchapter, including, but not limited to, rules specifying those diseases for which immunization is required and establishing school record keeping and reporting requirements or guidelines and procedures for the exclusion of nonimmunized children from school. Rules adopted pursuant to this subchapter specifying the diseases for which immunization is required are major substantive rules as defined in Title 5, chapter 375, subchapter II-A.
[ 2001, c. 326, §3 (AMD); 2003, c. 689, Pt. B, §6 (REV) .]
2. Local requirements authorized.  Immunization requirements more stringent than the provisions of this subchapter may be adopted by ordinance enacted by a municipality, by regulation of a school board or by policy of a private school's governing board.
[ 1983, c. 661, §8 (NEW) .]
1983, c. 661, §8 (NEW). 2001, c. 326, §3 (AMD). 2003, c. 689, §B6 (REV).