Assembly Bill A1811

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory influenza vaccine for persons attending daycare

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee

  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2023-A1811 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2164, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A8633
2017-2018: A1230, S6346
2019-2020: A2316, S2276
2021-2022: A2240, S45

2023-A1811 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Mandates influenza vaccine for children attending licensed daycare.

2023-A1811 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2023-2024 Regular Sessions
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
                             January 23, 2023
 Introduced by M. of A. DINOWITZ, TAYLOR -- read once and referred to the
   Committee on Health
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to mandatory influen-
   za vaccine for persons attending daycare

   Section 1. Section 2164 of the public health law, as amended by  chap-
 ter  401  of the laws of 2015, subdivision 6 as amended by chapter 35 of
 the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows:
   §  2164.  Definitions;  immunization  against  poliomyelitis,   mumps,
 measles,  diphtheria,  rubella, varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b
 (Hib), pertussis, tetanus, pneumococcal disease, meningococcal  disease,
 INFLUENZA VIRUS, and hepatitis B. 1. As used in this section, unless the
 context requires otherwise:
   a.  The  term "school" means and includes any public, private or paro-
 chial child caring center, day nursery, day care agency, nursery school,
 kindergarten, elementary, intermediate or secondary school.
   b. The term "child" shall mean and include any person between the ages
 of two months and eighteen years.
   c. The term "person in parental relation to a child"  shall  mean  and
 include  his  father  or  mother,  by  birth  or  adoption,  his legally
 appointed guardian, or his custodian. A person shall be regarded as  the
 custodian  of a child if he has assumed the charge and care of the child
 because the parents or legally appointed  guardian  of  the  minor  have
 died,  are  imprisoned,  are  mentally ill, or have been committed to an
 institution, or because they have abandoned or deserted  such  child  or
 are  living  outside the state or their whereabouts are unknown, or have
 designated the person pursuant to title fifteen-A of article five of the
 general obligations law as a person in parental relation to the child.
   d. The term "health practitioner" shall mean any person authorized  by
 law to administer an immunization.

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


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