Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|Jan 27, 2021||
referred to health
Senate Bill S3041
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S3041 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S3041 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3041 SPONSOR: KRUEGER TITLE OF BILL: 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 PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: To allow minors who are at least fourteen years of age to have certain vaccinations administered to him or herself. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends the public health law by adding a new section 2167-a. The new section authorizes health care practitioners to administer vaccinations to minors who are at least fourteen years of age without their parent's knowledge or consent. These vaccinations must meet the standards approved by the United States Public Health Service, and be consistent with recommendations of the Advisory Committee on Immuniza-
2021-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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