|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 05, 2019||referred to health|
senate Bill S4244
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4244 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4244 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S4244 REVISED MEMO 3/7/19 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to immunization of children who are at least fourteen years of age PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow minors who are at least fourteen years of age to have certain vaccinations administered to him or herself. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 2164 of the public health law by adding a new subdivision 9-1. The new subdivision allows minors at least fourteen years in age to have the right, regardless of the consent from any person in parental relation to such child, to have administered to him or herself certain vaccinations as described in subdivision two of section 2164 of the public health law.
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
Open Legislation comments facilitate discussion of New York State legislation. All comments are subject to moderation. Comments deemed off-topic, commercial, campaign-related, self-promotional; or that contain profanity or hate speech; or that link to sites outside of the nysenate.gov domain are not permitted, and will not be published. Comment moderation is generally performed Monday through Friday.
By contributing or voting you agree to the Terms of Participation and verify you are over 13.