Assembly Bill A9347

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to meningococcal immunizations

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-A9347 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2164, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:

2013-A9347 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to meningococcal immunizations; requires certain parents ensure the immunization of their children against meningococcal disease.

2013-A9347 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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


                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             April 16, 2014

Introduced  by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health  law,  in  relation  to  meningococcal


  Section 1. Section 2164 of the public health law, as added by  chapter
994  of the laws of 1966, the section heading and subdivisions 3, 5, and
6, paragraph (a) of subdivision 7 and the opening paragraph of  subdivi-
sion  8-a, as amended by chapter 189 of the laws of 2006, paragraph b of
subdivision 1 and subdivision 7 as amended by chapter 443 of the laws of
1979, paragraph c of subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 119 of the laws
of 2005, paragraph d of subdivision 1 as added and  subdivisions  4  and
8-a  as  amended  by  chapter  538 of the laws of 1989, subdivision 2 as
separately amended by chapters 189 and 506 of the laws of 2006, subdivi-
sions 8 and 10 as renumbered by chapter 633 of the laws of 1975,  subdi-
vision  9  as  separately amended by chapters 405 and 538 of the laws of
1989, subdivision 10 as added by chapter 1094 of the laws of  1968,  and
subdivision  11  as added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1994, is amended
to read as follows:
  S  2164.  Definitions;  immunization  against  poliomyelitis,   mumps,
measles,  diphtheria,  rubella, varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b
(Hib), pertussis, tetanus, pneumococcal disease, MENINGOCOCCAL  DISEASE,
and  hepatitis  B.    1.  As  used  in  this section, unless the context
requires otherwise:
  a. The term "school" means and includes any public, private  or  paro-
chial child caring center, day nursery, day care agency, nursery school,
kindergarten, elementary, intermediate or secondary school.
  b. The term "child" shall mean and include any person between the ages
of two months and eighteen years.
  c.  The  term  "person in parental relation to a child" shall mean and
include his  father  or  mother,  by  birth  or  adoption,  his  legally
appointed  guardian, or his custodian. A person shall be regarded as the
custodian of a child if he has assumed the charge and care of the  child

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


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