senate Bill S2994A

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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Current Bill Status Via A2371 - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by 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
Jun 13, 2019 substituted by a2371a
ordered to third reading cal.1338
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 19, 2019 print number 2994a
May 19, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Jan 31, 2019 referred to health

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S2994 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2371
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: S6017, A8329
2017-2018: S52, A1810

S2994 - Summary

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

S2994 - Sponsor Memo

S2994 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2994

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed 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REPEALED.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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S2994A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2371
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: S6017, A8329
2017-2018: S52, A1810

S2994A (ACTIVE) - Summary

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

S2994A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2994A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 2994--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 31, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. HOYLMAN, BAILEY, BIAGGI, CARLUCCI, KRUEGER, MONTGOM-
  ERY,  RAMOS, SALAZAR, SKOUFIS, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed 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
the  immunization,  he  or she shall be provided with a form which shall

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

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