Vaccine Policy Toolkit

Vaccine Policy Toolkit

This toolkit is intended to provide state policy options related to vaccines, including background information and key considerations for state legislators.


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ARPA State Fiscal Recovery Fund Allocations

To illustrate the ways states are utilizing their American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) allocations, NCSL created a database detailing state actions. This database provides up-to-date, real-time information in the 50 states, updated daily.

Map Making


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Building a Strong Early Learning Workforce

Through this project, NCSL will grow legislators' understanding of challenges in the early education workforce and policy options to support early learning teachers. Five state teams will be developed.


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Automatic Clearing of Records

State lawmakers are increasingly interested in statutory provisions that automatically clear a person’s criminal record.


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FY 2022 State Budget Status

NCSL tracks states' enactment of their FY 2022 budgets. As of July 22, 48 states have enacted a budget for FY 2022. Virginia and Wyoming enacted a biennial budget during the 2020 legislative session. The states still finishing their budgets all have mechanisms to continue spending until a new budget is approved.



Curbing Rising Rates of Infectious Diseases

Many states are seeing positive developments with certain infectious disease rates. Unfortunately, at the same time, many states have seen significant increases in the rate of new cases of other infectious diseases.