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(a) Notwithstanding Section 32.003 or 32.101, a child may consent to the child's own immunization for a disease if:
(1) the child:
(A) is pregnant; or
(B) is the parent of a child and has actual custody of that child; and
(2) the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommend or authorize the initial dose of an immunization for that disease to be administered before seven years of age.
(b) Consent to immunization under this section must meet the requirements of Section 32.002(a).
(c) Consent by a child to immunization under this section is not subject to disaffirmance because of minority.
(d) A health care provider or facility may rely on the written statement of the child containing the grounds on which the child has capacity to consent to the child's immunization under this section.
(e) To the extent of any conflict between this section and Section 32.003, this section controls.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Texas Family Code - FAM § 32.1011. Consent to Immunization by Child - last updated April 14, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tx/family-code/fam-sect-32-1011/
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