|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||referred to health|
|May 11, 2017||referred to health|
senate Bill S6346
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6346 - Details
S6346 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6346 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the public health law, in relation to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL : This bill would require any child entering a licensed and registered child daycare home, program, or facility to be immunized with adequate doses against influenza virus. SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS : Sections one amends section 2164 of the public health law to require that any person in parental relation to a child in this state entering or having entered a licensed and registered child daycare home, program, or facility on or after the bill shall take effect, shall have administered to such child an adequate dose or doses of immunizing agents against influenza virus as recommended by the advisory committee on immunization practices of the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, 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 and planning council. This section also adds influenza virus to existing sections of law.
S6346 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6346 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 11, 2017 ___________ Introduced by Sen. HOYLMAN -- 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 mandatory influen- za vaccine for persons attending daycare THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2164 of the public health law, as amended by chap- ter 401 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: § 2164. Definitions; immunization against poliomyelitis, mumps, measles, diphtheria, rubella, varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), pertussis, tetanus, pneumococcal disease, meningococcal disease, INFLUENZA VIRUS, 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 because the parents or legally appointed guardian of the minor have died, are imprisoned, are mentally ill, or have been committed to an institution, or because they have abandoned or deserted such child or are living outside the state or their whereabouts are unknown, or have designated the person pursuant to title fifteen-A of article five of the general obligations law as a person in parental relation to the child. d. The term "health practitioner" shall mean any person authorized by law to administer an immunization. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03759-04-7
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