assembly Bill A4602

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting mandatory immunization against the coronavirus

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Feb 04, 2021 referred to health

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A4602 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 21 Title 8 §2180, Pub Health L

A4602 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits mandatory immunization against the coronavirus; prohibits requiring immunization for attendance at school or day care, transportation, travel, entering public buildings, employment, nursing home residency or receiving government services; provides that no proof of vaccine shall be required or used; prohibits incentive for administering or receiving vaccination.

A4602 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4602
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 4, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. DiPIETRO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to prohibiting a
   mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1. Article 21 of the public health law is amended by adding a
 new title 8 to read as follows:
                                  TITLE 8
                        NOVEL CORONAVIRUS, COVID-19
 SECTION 2180. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19; IMMUNIZATION.
   § 2180. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19; IMMUNIZATION. 1.  NO  IMMUNIZATION
 USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF INDUCING IMMUNITY AGAINST COVID-19 IN HUMANS IN
 THIS  STATE  SHALL BE MADE A MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION.  NO PERSON SHALL BE
 REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE.
   2. NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL  BE  REQUIRED  TO  RECEIVE
 SUCH  VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19 UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL RELATION TO
 SUCH CHILD REQUESTS AND CONSENTS TO HAVE THE CHILD VACCINATED.  FOR  THE
 PURPOSE  OF  THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A
 CHILD" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH  IN  SECTION  TWENTY-ONE
 HUNDRED  SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE.  PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING THE IMMUNI-
 ZATION EVERY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER SHALL PROVIDE  A  LIST
 OF  INGREDIENTS CONTAINED IN THE VACCINE AS PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER
 PRODUCT INSERT AND ALL POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS AS INDICATED  BY  INDUSTRY
 STUDIES.
   3. NO INCAPACITATED PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH IMMUNIZA-
 TION  AGAINST COVID-19 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 IS UNABLE  TO
 MAKE  OR  COMMUNICATE DECISIONS AFFECTING THEIR PHYSICAL HEALTH, SAFETY,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.