assembly Bill A7326A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Protects the confidentiality of vaccine information

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Current Bill Status Via S6541 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.239
substituted for a7326a
Jun 03, 2022 substituted by s6541a
May 31, 2022 amended on third reading 7326a
May 31, 2022 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
returned to assembly
recalled from senate
Feb 16, 2022 referred to health
delivered to senate
passed assembly
Jan 05, 2022 ordered to third reading cal.239
returned to assembly
died in senate
Jun 09, 2021 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.676
rules report cal.676
reported
Jun 02, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 20, 2021 reported referred to codes
May 05, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 2, 2022 - Rules committee Vote

S6541A
20
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committee
20
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
1
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 3, 2022 - Health committee Vote

S6541
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committee
10
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 3, 2022

excused (1)

May 19, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S6541
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committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 19, 2021

Co-Sponsors

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A7326 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6541
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2168 & 2180, add §§2169 & 2183, Pub Health L

A7326 - Summary

Restricts vaccine registry information from discovery and other process; requires the commissioner of health and the New York City commissioner of health and mental hygiene to develop regulations to protect patient vaccine information from disclosure.

A7326 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7326
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, BRABENEC, CYMBROWITZ, DICKENS, ENGLE-
   BRIGHT, GALLAGHER, HEVESI, McDONALD, MONTESANO, OTIS,  PAULIN,  SIMON,
   TAYLOR, THIELE, ZINERMAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on
   Health
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to protecting the
   confidentiality of vaccine information

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (d)  of  subdivision  4 of section 2168 of the
 public health law, as amended by section 7 of part A chapter 58  of  the
 laws of 2009, is amended to read as follows:
   (d)  [A person, institution or agency to whom such immunization infor-
 mation is furnished or to whom, access to  records  or  information  has
 been  given,  shall  not  divulge any part thereof so as to disclose the
 identity of such person to whom  such  information  or  record  relates,
 except insofar as such disclosure is necessary for the best interests of
 the  person  or  other  persons,  consistent  with  the purposes of this
 section] REGISTRY INFORMATION IS NOT  (I) SUBJECT TO DISCOVERY,  SUBPOE-
 NA,  WARRANT,  OR  OTHER  MEANS  OF  LEGAL COMPULSION FOR RELEASE TO ANY
 PERSON OR ENTITY OR (II) ADMISSIBLE IN ANY CIVIL, ADMINISTRATIVE, CRIMI-
 NAL, OR FAMILY COURT PROCEEDING.
   § 2. Subdivision 11 of section 2168  of  the  public  health  law,  as
 amended  by  chapter  154  of  the  laws  of 2013, is amended to read as
 follows:
   11. The commissioner, or in the city of New York, the commissioner  of
 the  department  of  health  and  mental hygiene, may provide registrant
 specific immunization and lead test  records  to  other  state  or  city
 registries  and  registries  maintained by the Indian Health Service and
 tribal nations recognized by the state or the United States pursuant  to
 a  written  agreement  requiring  that  the  other  registry  conform to
 national standards for maintaining the integrity of the  data  and  will
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

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A7326A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6541
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§2168 & 2180, add §§2169 & 2183, Pub Health L

A7326A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Restricts vaccine registry information from discovery and other process; requires the commissioner of health and the New York City commissioner of health and mental hygiene to develop regulations to protect patient vaccine information from disclosure.

A7326A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  7326--A
                                                         Cal. No. 239
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                                May 5, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, BRABENEC, CYMBROWITZ, DICKENS, ENGLE-
   BRIGHT, GALLAGHER, HEVESI, McDONALD, MONTESANO, OTIS,  PAULIN,  SIMON,
   TAYLOR,  THIELE,  ZINERMAN, LAVINE, DAVILA, FORREST, FERNANDEZ, GONZA-
   LEZ-ROJAS, GOODELL, SEAWRIGHT -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health -- ordered to a third reading -- passed by Assembly  and
   delivered  to the Senate, recalled from the Senate, vote reconsidered,
   bill amended, ordered reprinted, retaining its place on the  order  of
   third reading
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the public health law, in relation to protecting the
   confidentiality of vaccine 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 2168 of the public health law,
 as amended by chapter 154 of the laws of 2013, is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   11.  The commissioner, or in the city of New York, the commissioner of
 the department of health and  mental  hygiene,  may  provide  registrant
 specific  immunization  and lead test records TO THE FEDERAL CENTERS FOR
 DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION OR ITS SUCCESSOR AGENCY, to  other  state
 or  city  registries  and  registries  maintained  by  the Indian Health
 Service and tribal nations recognized by the state or the United  States
 pursuant  to  a  written  agreement  requiring  that  the other registry
 conform to national standards for maintaining the integrity of the  data
 and  THAT  THE  DATA will [not] ONLY be used for purposes [inconsistent]
 CONSISTENT with the provisions of this section AND PROVIDED THAT DISCLO-
 SURE OF IDENTIFIABLE REGISTRANT INFORMATION  SHALL  BE  LIMITED  TO  THE
 MINIMUM  AMOUNT NECESSARY TO ACCOMPLISH THE PURPOSES CONSISTENT WITH THE
 PROVISIONS OF THIS SECTION AS DETERMINED BY THE COMMISSIONER, OR IN  THE
 CITY  OF  NEW  YORK,  THE  COMMISSIONER  OF THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND
 MENTAL HYGIENE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD11016-03-2