|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 03, 2011||signed chap.269|
|Jul 22, 2011||delivered to governor|
|Jun 20, 2011||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1336
substituted for s1408
|Jun 20, 2011||substituted by a2812|
|Jun 16, 2011||ordered to third reading cal.1336|
|Jun 13, 2011||reported and committed to rules|
|Jun 02, 2011||reported and committed to finance|
|Jan 07, 2011||referred to health|
senate Bill S1408Signed By Governor
Archive: Last Bill Status Via A2812 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S1408 - Details
S1408 - Summary
Authorizes the immunization against hepatitis B of minors capable of consent who are housed in a local or state correctional facility.
S1408 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S1408 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to administering the hepatitis B immunization to minors housed in a state or local correctional facility PURPOSE: To ensure that minors in correctional facilities have access to the Hepatitis B vaccine. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: This bill creates a new section 2504-a in the public health law that would allow a health care practitioner to administer the hepatitis B vaccine to a person who resides in a state or local correctional facility and is under the age of 18 without the consent or knowledge of the parent or guardian of that person, if that person has the capacity to consent and consents to the immunization. This legislation defines "health care practitioner" and "capacity to consent" for the purposes of this section.
S1408 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1408 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 7, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to administering the hepatitis B immunization to minors housed in a state or local correc- tional facility THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2504-a to read as follows: S 2504-A. HEPATITIS B IMMUNIZATION OF A MINOR. 1. A HEALTH CARE PRAC- TITIONER MAY ADMINISTER IMMUNIZATION AGAINST HEPATITIS B TO A PERSON UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN YEARS WITHOUT THE CONSENT OR KNOWLEDGE OF THE PARENTS OR GUARDIAN OF SAID PERSON, IF SAID PERSON HAS CAPACITY TO CONSENT AND CONSENTS TO THE IMMUNIZATION, AND SAID PERSON IS HOUSED IN A STATE OR LOCAL CORRECTIONAL FACILITY. 2. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION: (A) THE TERM "HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONER" SHALL MEAN A PERSON LICENSED, CERTIFIED OR OTHERWISE AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW, ACTING WITHIN HIS OR HER LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE; AND (B) THE TERM "CAPACITY TO CONSENT" SHALL MEAN AN INDIVIDUAL'S ABILITY, DETERMINED WITHOUT REGARD TO THE INDIVIDUAL'S AGE, TO UNDERSTAND AND APPRECIATE THE NATURE AND CONSEQUENCES OF THE PROPOSED IMMUNIZATION, AND TO MAKE AN INFORMED DECISION CONCERNING THE IMMUNIZATION. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD01514-01-1
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