senate Bill S7322

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to prohibiting mandatory immunization against the coronavirus

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to health
Aug 11, 2021 referred to rules

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S7322 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add §2183, Pub Health L

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits mandatory immunization against the coronavirus; prohibits requiring immunization for attendance at school or day care, transportation, travel, entering public buildings, employment, nursing home residency or receiving government services; provides that no proof of vaccine shall be required or used; prohibits incentive for administering or receiving vaccination.

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7322 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   7322
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              August 11, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 
 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 IMMUNIZATION
 USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF INDUCING IMMUNITY AGAINST COVID-19 IN HUMANS IN
 THIS STATE SHALL BE MADE A MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION.  NO PERSON  SHALL  BE
 REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE.
   2.  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  IMMUNI-
 ZATION  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.
   3. 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
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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