assembly Bill A6847

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to adult vaccination reporting requirements

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Mar 21, 2019 referred to health

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A6847 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4494
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2168, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A279, S75

A6847 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to adult vaccination reporting requirements.

A6847 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  6847

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to adult immunization
  reporting requirements

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (b)  of  subdivision  3 of section 2168 of the
public health law, as amended by chapter 420 of the  laws  of  2014,  is
amended to read as follows:
  (b)  (i)  Any  health  care  provider who administers any vaccine to a
person nineteen years of age or older, [may]  SHALL  report[,  with  the
consent  of the vaccinee,] all such immunizations to the department in a
format prescribed by the commissioner within fourteen days  of  adminis-
tration  of  such  immunizations.  Health  care  providers administering
immunizations to persons nineteen years of age or older in the  city  of
New  York  [may]  SHALL report[, with the consent of the vaccinee,] in a
format prescribed by the city of New York  commissioner  of  health  and
mental  hygiene,  all  such  immunizations  to the citywide immunization
registry. THE REPORTING BY A HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OF  ADMINISTRATION  OF
AN IMMUNIZATION TO A PERSON NINETEEN YEARS OF AGE OR OLDER TO A REGIONAL
HEALTH  INFORMATION  ORGANIZATION  OR  OTHER HEALTH INFORMATION EXCHANGE
SHALL SATISFY THE REPORTING REQUIREMENTS IN THIS SECTION IF SUCH DATA IS
PROVIDED BY THE  REGIONAL  HEALTH  INFORMATION  ORGANIZATION  OR  HEALTH
INFORMATION  EXCHANGE  TO THE DEPARTMENT OR CITYWIDE IMMUNIZATION REGIS-
TRY.
  (ii) A registered professional nurse, or a pharmacist who  administers
a vaccine pursuant to subdivision two of section sixty-eight hundred one
of  the education law, to a person nineteen years of age or older, shall
report[, with the consent of the vaccinee,] all  such  immunizations  to
the  department  in a format prescribed by the commissioner within four-
teen days of administration of such  immunizations.  Registered  profes-

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