senate Bill S2276

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
Jan 23, 2019 referred to health


S2276 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2164, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8633
2017-2018: S6346, A1230
2021-2022: S45, A2240
2023-2024: S1945, A1811

S2276 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare.

S2276 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2276 (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  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2019

Introduced  by Sens. HOYLMAN, KRUEGER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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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