assembly Bill A4269

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Prohibits a mandatory immunization against the coronavirus

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Feb 01, 2021 referred to health

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A4269 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4376
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2182, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
S1636

A4269 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits a mandatory immunization against the coronavirus.

A4269 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4269
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. SALKA -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law,  in  relation  to  prohibiting  a
   mandatory immunization against the coronavirus
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 2182 of the public health law is renumbered section
 2183 and a new section 2182 is added to read as follows:
   § 2182. CORONAVIRUS; VACCINATION. 1. NO VACCINE USED FOR THE  PURPOSES
 OF  INDUCING  IMMUNITY AGAINST CORONAVIRUS IN HUMANS IN THIS STATE SHALL
 BE MADE A MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION.    NO  PERSON  SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO
 RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE UNLESS SUCH INDIVIDUAL CHOOSES TO BE VACCINATED.
   2.  NO  CHILD  UNDER  THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE
 SUCH VACCINE AGAINST CORONAVIRUS UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL  RELATION
 TO  SUCH  CHILD CHOOSES TO HAVE THE CHILD VACCINATED. FOR THE PURPOSE OF
 THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A CHILD" SHALL
 MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY PERSON WHO IS A PARENT OR LEGALLY APPOINTED GUARDI-
 AN OF A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN.
   3. NO INCAPACITATED PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE  SUCH  VACCINE
 AGAINST  CORONAVIRUS  UNLESS  A PERSON WHO IS THE LEGAL GUARDIAN OF SUCH
 INCAPACITATED PERSON CHOOSES TO HAVE THE INCAPACITATED PERSON  VACCINAT-
 ED.    FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION: (A) THE TERM "INCAPACITATED
 PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHO ARE UNABLE TO
 MAKE OR COMMUNICATE DECISIONS AFFECTING THEIR PHYSICAL  HEALTH,  SAFETY,
 OR  SELF-CARE; AND  (B) THE TERM "LEGAL GUARDIAN" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE
 ANY PERSON WHO IS OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN AND DESIGNATED BY AN INCAPAC-
 ITATED PERSON PRIOR TO INCAPACITATION  AS  THEIR  LEGAL  GUARDIAN  OR  A
 PERSON  LEGALLY  APPOINTED  BY A COURT AS GUARDIAN OF SUCH INCAPACITATED
 PERSON.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05592-04-1