On or before March 15 on a biennial basis, the department shall submit a report to the Legislature on all of the following issues:
(a) The immunization status of young children in the state, based on available data.
(b) The steps taken to strengthen immunization efforts, particularly efforts through the Child Health and Disability Prevention Program.
(c) The steps taken to improve immunization levels among currently underserved minority children, young children in family day care and other child care settings, and children with no health insurance coverage.
(d) The improvements made in ongoing methods of immunization outreach and education in communities where immunization levels are disproportionately low.
(e) Its recommendations for a comprehensive strategy for fully immunizing all California children and its analysis of the funding necessary to implement the strategy.
(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 745, Sec. 150.)