Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|May 13, 2021||
referred to health
Senate Bill S6747
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-S6747 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S6747 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 for children, incapacitated persons, or students or staff of employment institutions or day care facilities; prohibits requiring people to carry or present evidence of having received the COVID-19 vaccine.
2021-S6747 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6747 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 PURPOSE: To prohibit mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the public health law by adding a new section 2183 prohibiting children under 18 years of age to receive the COVID-19 vaccine with parental consent. Prohibits an incapacitated person from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine without the permission of their legal guardian. Prohibits mandating students at any public or private educa- tional institution, including university and college institutions from
2021-S6747 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6747 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E May 13, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. LANZA -- 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 prohibiting a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 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 2183 to read as follows: § 2183. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19; IMMUNIZATION. 1. NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19 UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL RELATION TO SUCH CHILD REQUESTS AND CONSENTS TO HAVE THE CHILD VACCINATED. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A CHILD" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE. PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING THE IMMUNIZATION EVERY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER SHALL PROVIDE A LIST OF INGREDIENTS CONTAINED IN THE VACCINE AS PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER PRODUCT INSERT AND ALL POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS AS INDICATED BY INDUSTRY STUDIES. 2. NO INCAPACITATED PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH IMMUNIZA- TION AGAINST COVID-19 UNLESS A PERSON WHO IS THE LEGAL GUARDIAN OF SUCH INCAPACITATED PERSON CHOOSES TO HAVE THE INCAPACITATED PERSON VACCINAT- ED. FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SUBDIVISION: (A) THE TERM "INCAPACITATED PERSON" SHALL MEAN ANY PERSON OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN WHO IS UNABLE TO MAKE OR COMMUNICATE DECISIONS AFFECTING THEIR PHYSICAL HEALTH, SAFETY, OR SELF-CARE; AND (B) THE TERM "LEGAL GUARDIAN" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY PERSON WHO IS OVER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN AND DESIGNATED BY AN INCAPAC- ITATED PERSON PRIOR TO INCAPACITATION AS THEIR LEGAL GUARDIAN OR A PERSON LEGALLY APPOINTED BY A COURT AS GUARDIAN OF SUCH INCAPACITATED PERSON. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11457-01-1
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