assembly Bill A2371A

Signed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to exemptions from vaccinations due to religious beliefs; and repeals subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs

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  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 13, 2019 signed chap.35
delivered to governor
returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1338
substituted for s2994a
referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.230
rules report cal.230
reported
reported referred to rules
May 20, 2019 print number 2371a
May 20, 2019 amend (t) and recommit to health
Jan 22, 2019 referred to health

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A2371 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2994
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2164 sub 9, amd §§2164 & 2168, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8329, S6017
2017-2018: A1810, S52

A2371 - Summary

Relates to exemptions from vaccinations due to religious beliefs; and repeals certain provisions relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs.

A2371 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2371

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. GLICK,
  RICHARDSON -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to repeal subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health law,
  relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health  law  is
REPEALED.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.








 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00724-01-9

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A2371A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2994
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §2164 sub 9, amd §§2164 & 2168, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8329, S6017
2017-2018: A1810, S52

A2371A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to exemptions from vaccinations due to religious beliefs; and repeals certain provisions relating to exemption from vaccination due to religious beliefs.

A2371A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2371--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 22, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  DINOWITZ, MOSLEY, BURKE, MAGNARELLI, TAYLOR,
  FAHY, ARROYO, COOK, GLICK, JAFFEE, WALLACE, STECK,  ZEBROWSKI,  JACOB-
  SON, QUART, REYES, PAULIN, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMOTAS -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M. of A.  RICHARDSON -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Health -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend the public health law, in relation to exemptions from
  vaccination due to religious  beliefs;  to  repeal  subdivision  9  of
  section  2164  of  the  public  health law, relating to exemption from
  vaccination due to religious beliefs; and providing for the repeal  of
  certain provisions upon expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 9 of section 2164 of the public health  law  is
REPEALED.
  § 2. Subdivisions 6 and 7 of section 2164 of the public health law, as
amended  by  chapter  401  of  the  laws of 2015, are amended to read as
follows:
  6. In the event that a person in parental relation to  a  child  makes
application  for  admission  of  such  child  to a school or has a child
attending school and there exists no  certificate  or  other  acceptable
evidence  of  the  child's  immunization  against  poliomyelitis, mumps,
measles, diphtheria, rubella, varicella, hepatitis B,  pertussis,  teta-
nus,  and, where applicable, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), menin-
gococcal disease, and  pneumococcal  disease,  the  principal,  teacher,
owner  or person in charge of the school shall inform such person of the
necessity to have the child immunized, that  such  immunization  may  be
administered by any health practitioner, or that the child may be immun-
ized  without charge by the health officer in the county where the child
resides, if such person executes a consent therefor. In the  event  that
such  person does not wish to select a health practitioner to administer

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

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