assembly Bill A7829

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires immunization of certain post-secondary students for COVID-19

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
May 25, 2021 referred to health

A7829 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2165, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2023-2024 Legislative Session:
A2143, S624

A7829 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires immunization of certain post-secondary students for COVID-19.

A7829 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                               May 25, 2021
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to requiring the
   immunization of certain post-secondary students against COVID-19

   Section  1. Subdivision 13 of section 2165 of the public health law is
 renumbered subdivision 12 and subdivision 1, as added by chapter 405  of
 the  laws  of 1989, paragraph b as amended by chapter 325 of the laws of
 1991, is amended to read as follows:
   1. As used in this section, unless the context requires otherwise:
   a. The term "institution" means a college as defined in section two of
 the education law.
   b. The term "student" means any person born on or after January first,
 nineteen hundred fifty-seven, who is registered  to  attend  or  attends
 classes  at  an  institution, whether full-time or part-time. "Part-time
 student" shall mean a student who is enrolled for at least six but  less
 than  twelve  semester hours, or the equivalent per semester or at least
 four but less than eight semester hours per quarter at an institution.
   c. The term "health practitioner" means any person authorized  by  law
 to administer an immunization.
   d.  The  term  "immunization"  means  an  adequate dose or doses of an
 immunizing agent against measles, mumps [and],  rubella  AND  THE  NOVEL
 CORONAVIRUS  (COVID-19) which meets the standards approved by the United
 States public health service for such biological products, and which  is
 approved  by the state department of health under such conditions as may
 be specified by the public health council.
   § 2. This act shall take effect thirty days following the date of  the
 issuance of a biologics license for an immunizing agent against COVID-19
 by  the  United  States  Food  and Drug Administration provided that the
 provisions contained in this act are in accordance with  recommendations

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