senate Bill S3041

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Permits any child who is at least fourteen years of age to have administered to himself or herself certain immunizations required or recommended by law

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Jan 27, 2021 referred to health

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S3041 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3192
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2167-a, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S4244, A6564

S3041 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits any child who is at least fourteen years of age to have administered to himself or herself, regardless of parental consent, certain immunizations required or recommended by law.

S3041 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3041 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3041
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. KRUEGER, BIAGGI, HOYLMAN, MYRIE, SEPULVEDA, STAVISKY
   -- 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 the administration
   of vaccines to children who are at least fourteen years of age

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
 2167-a to read as follows:
   §  2167-A.  ADMINISTERING  A VACCINE TO A MINOR; CONSENT. 1.  A HEALTH
 CARE PRACTITIONER MAY ADMINISTER A VACCINE TO A MINOR WHO  IS  AT  LEAST
 FOURTEEN  YEARS  OF  AGE  IF  THE  MINOR HAS THE CAPACITY TO CONSENT AND
 PROVIDES INFORMED CONSENT TO THE ADMINISTERING OF THE VACCINE.
   2. PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING ANY VACCINE UNDER THIS SECTION,  THE  HEALTH
 CARE  PRACTITIONER  SHALL  CONSULT  WITH AND COUNSEL THE MINOR TO ENSURE
 THAT THE MINOR FULLY UNDERSTANDS AND APPRECIATES THE NATURE  AND  CONSE-
 QUENCES  OF  RECEIVING  THE  VACCINE, HAS THE CAPACITY TO CONSENT AND IS
 PROVIDING INFORMED CONSENT, AND THAT THE VACCINE INDICATED FOR THE MINOR
 IS NOT CONTRAINDICATED BY THE MINOR'S MEDICAL HISTORY.
   3. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION:
   A.  "HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER"  MEANS  A  HEALTH  CARE  PRACTITIONER
 LICENSED,  CERTIFIED  OR  OTHERWISE  AUTHORIZED  TO PRACTICE UNDER TITLE
 EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW,  ACTING  WITHIN  THE  PRACTITIONER'S  LAWFUL
 SCOPE OF PRACTICE.
   B.  "VACCINE"  MEANS A BIOLOGICAL PRODUCT INTENDED TO CONFER IMMUNIZA-
 TION TO AN INFECTION OR DISEASE WHICH MEETS THE  STANDARDS  APPROVED  BY
 THE  UNITED  STATES  PUBLIC HEALTH SERVICE FOR SUCH BIOLOGICAL PRODUCTS,
 AND IS CONSISTENT WITH A RECOMMENDATION OF  THE  ADVISORY  COMMITTEE  ON
 IMMUNIZATION PRACTICES OF THE CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION
 WITH  RESPECT  TO  THE  PATIENT  INVOLVED,  OR  WHICH IS APPROVED BY THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD06988-01-1

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