senate Bill S5295

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Requires the commissioner of health to establish at least one state-operated COVID-19 vaccination site in certain counties outside of the city of New York

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee


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Mar 01, 2021 referred to health

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S5295 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6209
Current Committee:
Senate Health
Law Section:
Public Health

S5295 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires the commissioner of health to establish at least one state-operated COVID-19 vaccination site in counties outside of the city of New York with a population of at least 300,000; provides that such site shall be open and operational with hours of operation, staffing levels and other resources necessary to ensure that such site operates in a substantially similar manner to other state-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites.

S5295 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5295 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5295
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               March 1, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. REICHLIN-MELNICK -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT in relation to requiring the commissioner of health to  establish
   at least one state-operated COVID-19 vaccination site in certain coun-
   ties outside of the city of New York

   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Within 30 days of the  effective  date  of  this  act,  the
 commissioner  of  health  shall create and implement a program to ensure
 that in counties with a population of at least  300,000,  determined  in
 accordance with the latest decennial federal census, and located outside
 of  a city with a population of one million or more, at least one state-
 operated COVID-19 vaccination site is open and operational with hours of
 operation, staffing levels and any other resources necessary  to  ensure
 that  such  site  operates  in  a  substantially similar manner to other
 state-operated COVID-19 vaccination sites currently in operation.
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
 

  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD10021-03-1


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