assembly Bill A2143

2023-2024 Legislative Session

Requires immunization of certain post-secondary students for COVID-19

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Jan 23, 2023 referred to health

A2143 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §2165, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
A7829, S6495

A2143 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires immunization of certain post-secondary students for COVID-19.

A2143 (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 -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Health
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  public health law, in relation to requiring the
   immunization of certain post-secondary students against COVID-19

   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 2165 of the public health law, as
 added by chapter 405 of the laws of 1989,  paragraph  b  as  amended  by
 chapter 325 of the laws of 1991, and subdivision 13 is renumbered subdi-
 vision 12, is amended to read as follows:
   1. As used in this section, unless the context requires otherwise:
   a. The term "institution" means a college as defined in section two of
 the education law.
   b. The term "student" means any person born on or after January first,
 nineteen  hundred  fifty-seven,  who  is registered to attend or attends
 classes at an institution, whether full-time  or  part-time.  "Part-time
 student"  shall mean a student who is enrolled for at least six but less
 than twelve semester hours, or the equivalent per semester or  at  least
 four but less than eight semester hours per quarter at an institution.
   c.  The  term "health practitioner" means any person authorized by law
 to administer an immunization.
   d. The term "immunization" means an  adequate  dose  or  doses  of  an
 immunizing  agent  against  measles,  mumps [and], rubella AND THE NOVEL
 CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) which meets the standards approved by the  United
 States  public health service for such biological products, and which is
 approved by the state department of health under such conditions as  may
 be specified by the public health council.
   §  2.  This  act shall take effect on the thirtieth day after it shall
 have become a law.
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.