senate Bill S4936

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Encourages voluntary, informed vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV)

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Mar 03, 2017 referred to health

S4936 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2164 & 613, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S1983
2011-2012: S98
2013-2014: S789
2015-2016: S117

S4936 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Encourages, through the provision of written educational materials and consultation, the voluntary vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) for school-aged children by their parents or guardians.

S4936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4936 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4936

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 3, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DIAZ  --  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 encouraging immun-
  ization against human papillomavirus (HPV)

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

  Section  1. The section heading and subdivisions 2, 5 and 6 of section
2164 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 401 of the laws  of
2015, are amended to read as follows:
  Definitions;   immunization  against  poliomyelitis,  mumps,  measles,
diphtheria, rubella, varicella, HUMAN PAPILLOMAVIRUS (HPV),  Haemophilus
influenzae  type  b  (Hib),  pertussis,  tetanus,  pneumococcal disease,
meningococcal disease, and hepatitis B.
  2. a. Every person in parental relation to a child in this state shall
have administered to such child an adequate dose or doses of an immuniz-
ing agent against poliomyelitis, mumps,  measles,  diphtheria,  rubella,
varicella,  Haemophilus  influenzae  type  b  (Hib), pertussis, tetanus,
pneumococcal  disease,  and  hepatitis  B,  which  meets  the  standards
approved  by the United States public health service for such biological
products, and which is approved by the department under such  conditions
as  may  be  specified  by  the  public  health council. EVERY PERSON IN
PARENTAL RELATION TO A CHILD IN THIS STATE SHALL BE ENCOURAGED,  THROUGH
THE PROVISION OF WRITTEN EDUCATIONAL MATERIALS AND CONSULTATION, TO HAVE
ADMINISTERED  TO  SUCH  CHILD AN ADEQUATE DOSE OR DOSES OF AN IMMUNIZING
AGENT AGAINST HUMAN  PAPILLOMAVIRUS  (HPV)  WHICH  MEETS  THE  STANDARDS
APPROVED  BY THE UNITED STATES PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE FOR SUCH BIOLOGICAL
PRODUCTS, AND WHICH IS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT UNDER SUCH  CONDITIONS
AS MAY BE SPECIFIED BY THE PUBLIC HEALTH COUNCIL.
  b.  Every person in parental relation to a child in this state born on
or after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-four and entering  sixth
grade  or a comparable age level special education program with an unas-

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

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