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|Mar 03, 2017||referred to health|
senate Bill S4936
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S4936 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4936 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to encouraging immunization against human papillomavirus (HPV) PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : Encourages voluntary, informed vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV). SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Section 1. Amends the Public Health Law, section 2164(2)(5)(6). Requires that parents and guardians of a child in New York State be encouraged, through the provision of written educational materials and consultation, to administer 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. Provides that every parent and guardian of a child born after January 1, 1994 and entering the sixth grade or is of a comparable age level on or after September 1, 2016, shall, through the provision of written educational materials and consultation, have administered a HPV booster immunization. Requires the health practitioner who administers the HPV immunization to provide the parent or guardian with a
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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