senate Bill S4244A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Permits any child who is at least fourteen years of age to have administered to himself or herself certain immunizations required or recommended by law

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 29, 2019 print number 4244a
Apr 29, 2019 amend and recommit to health
Mar 05, 2019 referred to health

Co-Sponsors

S4244 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6564
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2167-a, Pub Health L

S4244 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits any child who is at least fourteen years of age to have administered to himself or herself, regardless of parental consent, certain immunizations required or recommended by law.

S4244 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4244 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4244

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. 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  immunization  of
  children who are at least fourteen years of age

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

  Section 1. Section 2164 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 9-a to read as follows:
  9-A.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION OF LAW, A CHILD WHO IS AT
LEAST FOURTEEN YEARS OF AGE SHALL HAVE  THE  RIGHT,  REGARDLESS  OF  THE
CONSENT  FROM ANY PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO SUCH CHILD, AND SUBJECT
TO THE APPLICABLE GRADE OR COMPARABLE AGE LEVEL  REQUIREMENTS,  TO  HAVE
ADMINISTERED  TO  HIMSELF  OR  HERSELF  AN ADEQUATE DOSE OR DOSES OF THE
IMMUNIZING AGENTS, AND THE BOOSTER IMMUNIZATION AND VACCINE DESCRIBED IN
SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.






 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10357-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4244A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6564
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2167-a, Pub Health L

S4244A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits any child who is at least fourteen years of age to have administered to himself or herself, regardless of parental consent, certain immunizations required or recommended by law.

S4244A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4244A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4244--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 5, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. KRUEGER, BIAGGI, MYRIE, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY, THOMAS
  -- read twice and ordered printed, 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  immunization  of
  children who are at least fourteen years of age

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

  Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
2167-a to read as follows:
  §  2167-A.  ADMINISTERING  A  VACCINE TO A MINOR; CONSENT. 1. A HEALTH
CARE PRACTITIONER, ACTING WITHIN THEIR LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE,  MAY
ADMINISTER IMMUNIZATIONS REQUIRED UNDER THIS TITLE TO A PERSON WHO IS AT
LEAST  FOURTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE  WITHOUT THE CONSENT OR KNOWLEDGE OF THE
PARENTS OR GUARDIAN OF SAID PERSON, IF THE MINOR HAS CAPACITY TO CONSENT
AND CONSENTS TO THE IMMUNIZATIONS.
  2. PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING ANY IMMUNIZATION  UNDER  THIS  SECTION,  THE
HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER  SHALL  CONSULT WITH AND COUNSEL THE MINOR TO
ENSURE THAT THE MINOR FULLY UNDERSTANDS AND APPRECIATES THE  NATURE  AND
CONSEQUENCES OF RECEIVING THE IMMUNIZATION, HAS THE CAPACITY TO CONSENT,
AND  THAT THE IMMUNIZATION IS NOT CONTRAINDICATED BY THE MINOR'S MEDICAL
HISTORY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10357-02-9

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