Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 06, 2016||
referred to health
|Jul 15, 2015||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S6017
2015-2016 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2015-S6017 (ACTIVE) - Details
2015-S6017 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S6017 TITLE OF BILL: An act to repeal subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law, relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs PURPOSE: This bill would repeal all non-medical exemptions from vaccination requirements for children. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill repeals subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law. Section 2 provides that the act shall take effect immediately. JUSTIFICATION: Existing New York State law requires all children in New York to receive certain immunizations for poliomyelitis, mumps, measles, diphtheria, rubella, HiB, hepatitis B, and varicella. The law provides an exemption from the immunization requirements where a physician certifies that the immunization may be detrimental to a child's health.
2015-S6017 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6017 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E July 15, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to repeal subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law, relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law is REPEALED. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11765-01-5
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