senate Bill S8605A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Gives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2020 print number 8605a
Dec 11, 2020 amend and recommit to rules
Jun 18, 2020 referred to rules

S8605 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10773
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2168, Pub Health L

S8605 - Summary

Gives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database.

S8605 - Sponsor Memo

S8605 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   8605
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- 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  giving  schools
   improved access to the statewide immunization database
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Paragraph (c) of subdivision  8  of  section  2168  of  the
 public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 420 of the laws of 2014, is
 amended to read as follows:
   (c) health care providers and their designees, registered professional
 nurses, [and] pharmacists authorized to administer immunizations  pursu-
 ant  to subdivision two of section sixty-eight hundred one of the educa-
 tion law, AND SCHOOLS AS DEFINED IN PARAGRAPH A OF  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF
 SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS TITLE shall have access to
 the  statewide immunization information system and the blood lead infor-
 mation in such system only for purposes  of  submission  of  information
 about  vaccinations  received by a specific registrant, determination of
 the immunization status of a specific registrant, determination  of  the
 blood  lead  testing  status of a specific registrant, submission of the
 results from a blood lead analysis of a sample obtained from a  specific
 registrant  in  accordance with paragraph (h) of subdivision two of this
 section, review of practice coverage, generation  of  reminder  notices,
 quality improvement and accountability and printing a copy of the immun-
 ization  or lead testing record for the registrant's medical record, for
 the registrant's parent or guardian, or  other  person  in  parental  or
 custodial  relation  to a child, or for a registrant upon reaching eigh-
 teen years of age.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16638-01-0

S8605A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10773
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2168, Pub Health L

S8605A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Gives schools improved access to the statewide immunization database.

S8605A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8605A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  8605--A
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               June 18, 2020
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  O'MARA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Rules  --  committee
   discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
   to said committee
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to giving schools
   improved access to the statewide immunization database

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subparagraph  (i)  of  paragraph  (d) of subdivision 8 of
 section 2168 of the public health law, as amended by section 7  of  part
 MM of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
   (i)  schools  for  the  purpose  of  verifying immunization status for
 eligibility for admission, for the purpose of confirming a  student  has
 been  screened  for  lead  when  enrolling  in child care, pre-school or
 kindergarten, and for the provision of appropriate educational materials
 developed by the department pursuant to section thirteen hundred  seven-
 ty-a  of  this  chapter  on the dangers of lead exposure, and the health
 risks associated with elevated blood lead levels to the parents or legal
 guardians of the student with an elevated blood lead level, as such term
 is defined in subdivision six of section  thirteen  hundred  seventy  of
 this  chapter,  as well as information on programs that may be available
 to the student and the  parents  or  legal  guardians  of  the  student,
 PROVIDED  THAT,  FOR  EVERY SCHOOL THAT HAS APPLIED FOR AND BEEN GRANTED
 ACCESS TO IDENTIFIABLE REGISTRANT INFORMATION PURSUANT TO THIS  SUBDIVI-
 SION,  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL MAKE AVAILABLE THE CAPABILITY TO BATCH DOWN-
 LOAD SETS OF IMMUNIZATION RECORDS OF ONLY  THOSE  CHILDREN  UNDER  THEIR
 ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITY;
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD16638-03-0

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