assembly Bill A8635

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the publication of immunization information

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Oct 02, 2019 referred to health

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A8635 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6717
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2164, add §2169, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A1614, S44

A8635 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the publication of immunization information; requires schools to provide immunization information to the commissioner of health; requires the department of health to make immunization information, including rates of immunization, available on its website.

A8635 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8635

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             October 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the publication of
  immunization information

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 11 of section 2164 of the public health law, as
amended by chapter 401 of the laws  of  2015,  is  amended  to  read  as
follows:
  11.  Every  school  shall  annually provide the commissioner, on forms
provided by the commissioner, a summary regarding  compliance  with  the
provisions  of  this  section.  NOTHING  HEREIN  SHALL  PREVENT A SCHOOL
DISTRICT FROM PROVIDING SUCH FORMS TO THE COMMISSIONER ON BEHALF OF  THE
SCHOOLS WITHIN ITS DISTRICT.  SUCH SUMMARY SHALL IDENTIFY, AT MINIMUM:
  A.  FOR  EACH INDIVIDUAL IMMUNIZATION SERIES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION,
THE NUMBER AND PERCENTAGE OF CHILDREN ADMITTED TO THE SCHOOL THAT ARE:
  (I) FULLY IMMUNIZED;
  (II) NOT FULLY IMMUNIZED; AND
  (III) EXEMPT, PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF THIS SECTION, FROM SUCH
IMMUNIZATION SERIES;
  B. THE OVERALL NUMBER AND  PERCENTAGE  OF  CHILDREN  ADMITTED  TO  THE
SCHOOL THAT ARE:
  (I)  FULLY  IMMUNIZED  FOR  ALL  IMMUNIZATION  SERIES REQUIRED BY THIS
SECTION;
  (II) NOT FULLY IMMUNIZED FOR ONE OR MORE IMMUNIZATION SERIES  REQUIRED
BY THIS SECTION; AND
  (III)  EXEMPT, PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION EIGHT OF THIS SECTION, FROM ONE
OR MORE IMMUNIZATION SERIES REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION; AND
  C. ANY OTHER INFORMATION THE COMMISSIONER SHALL REQUIRE.
  § 2. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2169  to
read as follows:

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