Jessica Damon, of El Cerrito, kisses her daughter, Lucinda Mendes, 3, after leaving a committee hearing where lawmakers approved a measure requiring California schoolchildren to get vaccinated, at the Capitol in Sacramento, Calif., Wednesday, April 22, 2015. The bill, SB277 by Sens. Ben Allen, D-Santa Monica, and Richard Pan, D-Sacramento, was approved by the Senate Education Committee on a 7-2 vote after the authors made amendments that allows families who chose to not vaccinate to homeschool children together and allows independent study. The bill now goes to the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

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