senate Bill S6717

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the publication of immunization information

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


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Sep 13, 2019 referred to rules

S6717 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8635
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2164, add §2169, Pub Health L

S6717 (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.

S6717 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6717 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6717

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                           September 13, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules

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.

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