|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 09, 2021||referred to health|
senate Bill S6107
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6107 (ACTIVE) - Details
S6107 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6107 SPONSOR: PALUMBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to a standardized form for medical exemption from required immunizations PURPOSE: This legislation would mandate the use of a standardized form to be provided to schools in order to receive a medical exemption. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Mandates the use of a standardized form. Section 2. Creation of a standardized form and required information Section 3. Effective date.
S6107 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6107 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 9, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. PALUMBO -- 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 a standardized form for medical exemption from required immunizations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 8 of section 2164 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 401 of the laws of 2015, is amended to read as follows: 8. If any physician, NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT licensed to practice medicine in this state [certifies] COMPLETES THE REQUIRED EXEMPTION FORM STATING that such immunization may be detri- mental to a child's health, the requirements of this section shall be inapplicable until such immunization is found no longer to be detri- mental to the child's health BY THE CHILD'S PHYSICIAN, NURSE PRACTITION- ER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT. THE DEPARTMENT OR ANY OTHER STATE AGENCY, BOARD OR COMMISSION MAY NOT REQUIRE ANY OTHER CONDITION OR REQUIREMENT FOR THE MEDICAL EXEMPTION TO IMMUNIZATION OR IMMUNIZATIONS PROVIDED FOR IN THIS SECTION FOR SCHOOL ADMISSION. § 2. Subdivision 8-a of section 2164 of the public health law is renumbered subdivision 8-b and a new subdivision 8-a is added to read as follows: 8-A. ANY PHYSICIAN, NURSE PRACTITIONER OR PHYSICIAN'S ASSISTANT WHO BELIEVES THAT SUCH IMMUNIZATION MAY BE DETRIMENTAL TO THE CHILD'S HEALTH MUST COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING FORM AND FILE IT WITH THE CHILD'S SCHOOL: MEDICAL EXEMPTION FORM (A) NAME(S) OF PARENT, PARENTS OR GUARDIAN: (B) NAME OF CHILD: (C) CHILD'S BIRTHDATE: (D) CHILD'S HOME ADDRESS: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04553-01-1
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