Lawmakers debate ‘grandfathering’ unvaccinated children in effort to repeal religious exemption

“The concept of ‘grandfathering in’ kids versus leaving an appropriate period for compliance — we’ve gone back and forth on that. That is one of the thornier issues,” said Rep. Jonathan Steinberg, D-Westport, a co-chair of the legislature’s Public Health Committee. “Even if we came to consensus today, I’m not so sure that necessarily would be reflected in the final bill. It’s still a subject for conversation.”

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