senate Bill S5069B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 30, 2012 print number 5069d
amend and recommit to finance
May 22, 2012 print number 5069c
amend and recommit to finance
May 22, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 04, 2012 referred to health
Jun 24, 2011 committed to rules
Jun 14, 2011 advanced to third reading
Jun 13, 2011 2nd report cal.
Jun 07, 2011 1st report cal.1108
Jun 02, 2011 print number 5069b
amend and recommit to finance
May 24, 2011 reported and committed to finance
May 17, 2011 print number 5069a
amend and recommit to health
May 03, 2011 referred to health

Votes

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May 22, 2012 - Health committee Vote

S5069B
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Health Committee Vote: May 22, 2012

aye wr (1)
excused (1)

Jun 7, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S5069B
32
0
committee
32
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 24, 2011 - Health committee Vote

S5069A
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
A
B
C
D (Active)
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C
D (Active)

S5069 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2167, Pub Health L

S5069 - Summary

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade, and requires such schools to maintain record of responses as to whether such students have received such immunization.

S5069 - Sponsor Memo

S5069 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  5069

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 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 raising the  level
  of immunity of children against meningococcal disease

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 613 of the public health  law,  as
amended  by  chapter  36  of  the  laws  of  2010, is amended to read as
follows:
  1. (a) The commissioner shall develop and supervise the execution of a
program of immunization, surveillance and testing, to raise to the high-
est reasonable level the immunity of the children of the  state  against
communicable  diseases including, but not limited to, influenza, poliom-
yelitis, measles, mumps, rubella, haemophilus influenzae type  b  (Hib),
diphtheria,  pertussis,  tetanus,  varicella,  hepatitis B, pneumococcal
disease, MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE, and the immunity of adults of the  state
against  diseases  identified  by  the  commissioner,  including but not
limited to influenza, smallpox, and hepatitis.  The  commissioner  shall
encourage  the  municipalities  in the state to develop and shall assist
them in the development and the execution of local  programs  of  inocu-
lation  to raise the immunity of the children and adults of each munici-
pality to the highest reasonable  level.  Such  programs  shall  include
provision  of vaccine, surveillance of vaccine effectiveness by means of
laboratory tests, serological testing  of  individuals  and  educational
efforts  to inform health care providers and target populations or their
parents, if they are minors, of the facts relative to these diseases and
inoculation to prevent their occurrence.
  (b) In connection with efforts  to  raise  the  immunity  of  children
against influenza, the commissioner shall administer a program of influ-
enza  education  to the families of children ages six months to eighteen
years of age who attend licensed and registered day care programs, nurs-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11275-02-1

S5069A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2167, Pub Health L

S5069A - Summary

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade, and requires such schools to maintain record of responses as to whether such students have received such immunization.

S5069A - Sponsor Memo

S5069A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5069--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to raising the level
  of immunity of children against meningococcal disease

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision 1 of section 613 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 36 of the  laws  of  2010,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  1. (a) The commissioner shall develop and supervise the execution of a
program of immunization, surveillance and testing, to raise to the high-
est  reasonable  level the immunity of the children of the state against
communicable diseases including, but not limited to, influenza,  poliom-
yelitis,  measles,  mumps, rubella, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib),
diphtheria, pertussis, tetanus,  varicella,  hepatitis  B,  pneumococcal
disease,  MENINGOCOCCAL DISEASE, and the immunity of adults of the state
against diseases identified  by  the  commissioner,  including  but  not
limited  to  influenza,  smallpox, and hepatitis. The commissioner shall
encourage the municipalities in the state to develop  and  shall  assist
them  in  the  development and the execution of local programs of inocu-
lation to raise the immunity of the children and adults of each  munici-
pality  to  the  highest  reasonable  level. Such programs shall include
provision of vaccine, surveillance of vaccine effectiveness by means  of
laboratory  tests,  serological  testing  of individuals and educational
efforts to inform health care providers and target populations or  their
parents, if they are minors, of the facts relative to these diseases and
inoculation to prevent their occurrence.
  (b)  In  connection  with  efforts  to  raise the immunity of children
against influenza, the commissioner shall administer a program of influ-
enza education to the families of children ages six months  to  eighteen
years of age who attend licensed and registered day care programs, nurs-
ery  schools,  pre-kindergarten,  kindergarten,  school  age  child care

Co-Sponsors

S5069B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2167, Pub Health L

S5069B - Summary

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade, and requires such schools to maintain record of responses as to whether such students have received such immunization.

S5069B - Sponsor Memo

S5069B - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5069--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Health  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  reported  favorably  from  said committee and
  committed to the Committee on Finance --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to raising the  level
  of immunity of children against meningococcal disease

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 2167 of the public health law, as added by chapter
165 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2167. Immunization against meningococcal meningitis. 1. As  used  in
this section, unless the context requires otherwise:
  a.  The term "student" means [a] ANY person WHO IS IN SEVENTH GRADE OR
A COMPARABLE AGE LEVEL SPECIAL  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  WITH  AN  UNASSIGNED
GRADE  AT  A  SCHOOL,  OR attending an institution and, in the case of a
student attending college, "student" means a person who is registered to
attend or who attends classes at an institution, who is enrolled for  at
least  six  semester  hours  or the equivalent per semester, or at least
four semester hours per quarter.
  b. The term "institution" means an academy or college, as  defined  in
section  two  of  the  education  law, or a children's overnight camp as
defined in section one thousand three hundred ninety-two of  this  chap-
ter, where the person attending such camp remains overnight for a period
of not fewer than seven days.
  c.  The  term  "immunization"  means  an  adequate dose or doses of an
immunizing agent against meningococcal meningitis which meets the stand-
ards approved by the  United  States  public  health  service  for  such
biological  products  and which is approved by the department under such

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11275-07-1

Co-Sponsors

S5069C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2167, Pub Health L

S5069C - Summary

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade, and requires such schools to maintain record of responses as to whether such students have received such immunization.

S5069C - Sponsor Memo

S5069C - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5069--C

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said committee and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to raising the level
  of immunity of children against meningococcal disease

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 2167 of the public health law, as added by chapter
165 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2167.  Immunization against meningococcal meningitis. 1. As used in
this section, unless the context requires otherwise:
  a. The term "student" means [a] ANY person WHO IS IN SEVENTH GRADE  OR
A  COMPARABLE  AGE  LEVEL  SPECIAL  EDUCATION PROGRAM WITH AN UNASSIGNED
GRADE AT A SCHOOL, OR attending an institution and, in  the  case  of  a
student attending college, "student" means a person who is registered to
attend  or who attends classes at an institution, who is enrolled for at
least six semester hours or the equivalent per  semester,  or  at  least
four semester hours per quarter.
  b.  The  term "institution" means an academy or college, as defined in
section two of the education law, or  a  children's  overnight  camp  as
defined  in  section one thousand three hundred ninety-two of this chap-
ter, where the person attending such camp remains overnight for a period
of not fewer than seven days.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11275-08-2

Co-Sponsors

S5069D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8231
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2167, Pub Health L

S5069D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Directs schools to provide information on meningococcal disease immunization to students and parents of students in seventh grade, and requires such schools to maintain record of responses as to whether such students have received such immunization.

S5069D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5069D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                 5069--D

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 3, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  HANNON, LARKIN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee -- reported favorably from said committee and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  recommitted  to  the  Committee  on Health in accordance with
  Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from  said  committee  and
  committed  to  the  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to raising the  level
  of immunity of children against meningococcal disease

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1.  Section 2167 of the public health law, as added by chapter
165 of the laws of 2003, is amended to read as follows:
  S 2167. Immunization against meningococcal meningitis. 1. As  used  in
this section, unless the context requires otherwise:
  a.  The term "student" means [a] ANY person WHO IS IN SEVENTH GRADE OR
A COMPARABLE AGE LEVEL SPECIAL  EDUCATION  PROGRAM  WITH  AN  UNASSIGNED
GRADE  AT  A  SCHOOL,  OR attending an institution and, in the case of a
student attending college, "student" means a person who is registered to
attend or who attends classes at an institution, who is enrolled for  at
least  six  semester  hours  or the equivalent per semester, or at least
four semester hours per quarter.
  b. The term "institution" means an academy or college, as  defined  in
section  two  of  the  education  law, or a children's overnight camp as
defined in section one thousand three hundred ninety-two of  this  chap-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11275-10-2

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