assembly Bill A4767

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Allows persons in parental relation to a child to choose to immunize such child; repealer

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Feb 08, 2021 referred to health

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A4767 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2164, 206, 613 & 2168, Pub Health L; rpld §310 sub 6-a, amd §§3208 & 3304, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A9709

A4767 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows persons in parental relation to a child to choose to immunize such child and requires a person to submit a form to such child's school when such person wishes not to administer an immunization to such child.

A4767 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4767
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 8, 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 allowing persons
   in parental relation to a child to choose to immunize such  child;  to
   amend the education law, in relation to making changes relating there-
   to;  and to repeal subdivision 6-a of section 310 of the education law
   relating thereto
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivisions  2, 3, 5 and 6 of section 2164 of the public
 health law, subdivisions 2, 3, and 5 as amended by chapter  401  of  the
 laws  of  2015,  subdivision  6  as amended by chapter 35 of the laws of
 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   2. [a.] Every person in parental relation to a  child  in  this  state
 shall  have  THE  CHOICE  TO HAVE administered to such child an adequate
 dose or doses of  an  immunizing  agent  against  poliomyelitis,  mumps,
 measles,  diphtheria,  rubella, varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b
 (Hib), pertussis, tetanus, pneumococcal disease, and hepatitis B,  which
 meets  the standards approved by the United States public health service
 for such biological products, and which is approved  by  the  department
 under such conditions as may be specified by the public health council.
   [b. Every person in parental relation to a child in this state born on
 or  after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-four and entering sixth
 grade or a comparable age level special education program with an  unas-
 signed grade on or after September first, two thousand seven, shall have
 administered  to such child a booster immunization containing diphtheria
 and tetanus toxoids, and an acellular pertussis vaccine, which meets the
 standards approved by the United States public health service  for  such
 biological  products, and which is approved by the department under such
 conditions as may be specified by the public health council.

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD02252-01-1