senate Bill S1653

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring immunization information systems to record data on the number of vaccine exemptions reported by each health care provider

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Jan 14, 2021 referred to health

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S1653 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2255
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2168, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6771, A8679

S1653 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires immunization information systems to record data on the number of vaccine exemptions reported by each health care provider.

S1653 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1653 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1653
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. SKOUFIS, HOYLMAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring  immuni-
   zation  information  systems  to  record data on the number of vaccine
   exemptions reported by each health care provider

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Paragraph  (f)  of  subdivision  5 of section 2168 of the
 public health law, as amended by chapter 35 of  the  laws  of  2019,  is
 amended to read as follows:
   (f)  The  immunization  status  of  children exempt from immunizations
 pursuant to subdivision eight of section twenty-one  hundred  sixty-four
 of  this  title  shall  be  reported by the health care provider.   SUCH
 REPORTED INFORMATION SHALL BE ENTERED INTO  THE  STATEWIDE  IMMUNIZATION
 INFORMATION  SYSTEM  AND  THE NEW YORK CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S CITYWIDE
 IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY BY THE  DEPARTMENT  OR,  AS  APPROPRIATE,  BY  THE
 DEPARTMENT  OF  HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE FOR THE CITY OF NEW YORK, IN A
 MANNER THAT ALLOWS THE COMMISSIONER AND HIS OR HER DESIGNEES  TO  SEARCH
 AND  ACCESS  THE NUMBER OF EXEMPTIONS REPORTED BY EACH INDIVIDUAL HEALTH
 CARE PROVIDER.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05743-01-1


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