Assembly Bill A2316

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare

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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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2019-A2316 (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 Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8633
2017-2018: A1230, S6346
2021-2022: A2240, S45
2023-2024: A1811, S1945

2019-A2316 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare.

2019-A2316 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 22, 2019
 Introduced  by  M.  of A. DINOWITZ, QUART, D'URSO, TAYLOR -- Multi-Spon-
   sored by -- M. of A. RICHARDSON --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
   Committee on Health
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to mandatory influen-
   za vaccine for persons attending daycare

   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.


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