assembly Bill A2841

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to immunization requirements for certain camp employees

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 25, 2019 referred to health

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A2841 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1394, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A9055
2017-2018: A738
2021-2022: A5214

A2841 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires employees at children's overnight camps, summer day camps and traveling summer day camps to receive immunizations that have been recommended by the department of health.

A2841 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2841

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GUNTHER,  JAFFEE,  DINOWITZ -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public  health  law,  in  relation  to  immunization
  requirements for certain camp employees

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

  Section 1. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 6 to read as follows:
  6.  THE  COMMISSIONER SHALL PROMULGATE RULES AND REGULATIONS REQUIRING
EACH CHILDREN'S OVERNIGHT CAMP, SUMMER DAY CAMP AND TRAVELING SUMMER DAY
CAMP TO ENSURE THAT EMPLOYEES WORKING AT SUCH CAMPS BE IMMUNIZED AGAINST
MUMPS, MEASLES, RUBELLA, DIPHTHERIA, VARICELLA, PERTUSSIS  AND  TETANUS.
THIS  SUBDIVISION  SHALL  NOT  APPLY  TO  EMPLOYEES WHO HOLD GENUINE AND
SINCERE RELIGIOUS BELIEFS WHICH ARE CONTRARY TO THE  PRACTICES  REQUIRED
BY THIS SUBDIVISION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01093-01-9