senate Bill S7392

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to eliminating the mask requirement in day care centers for children 5 and under

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Children And Families Committee

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to children and families
Sep 22, 2021 referred to rules


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S7392 (ACTIVE) - Details

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S7392 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Prohibits day care centers from requiring children 5 and under to wear masks.

S7392 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7392 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                            September 22, 2021
 Introduced  by Sen. MARTUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules
 AN ACT to prohibit day care centers from requiring children ages five or
   under to wear face coverings or face masks
   Section  1.  Notwithstanding any other provision law, rule, regulation
 or other directive to the contrary,  no  state  licensed  or  registered
 child  care  centers,  home-based  group  family  and  family child care
 programs, or after-school child care programs shall require, as a condi-
 tion of receiving any service or entering any place, any  child  who  is
 five  years  of age or younger to wear a face covering or face mask when
 such purpose for wearing the covering or mask is related to the COVID-19
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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