Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to health
|Jan 13, 2023
referred to health
Senate Bill S1636
2023-2024 Legislative Session
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2023-S1636 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S1636 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S1636 SPONSOR: OBERACKER TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting a mandatory immunization against the coronavirus PURPOSE: The general idea of this bill is to allow the Coronavirus vaccine to remain taken only on a voluntary basis. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Section 2182 of the public health law is renumbered section 2184 and a new section 2182 is added Section 2. Provides the Effective date DIFFERENCE BETWEEN ORIGINAL AND AMENDED VERSION (IF APPLICABLE):
2023-S1636 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 1636 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 13, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. OBERACKER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting a mandatory immunization against the coronavirus THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 2182 of the public health law is renumbered section 2184 and a new section 2182 is added to read as follows: § 2182. CORONAVIRUS; VACCINATION. 1. NO VACCINE USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF INDUCING IMMUNITY AGAINST CORONAVIRUS IN HUMANS IN THIS STATE SHALL BE MADE A MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION. NO PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE UNLESS SUCH INDIVIDUAL CHOOSES TO BE VACCINATED. 2. NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE AGAINST CORONAVIRUS UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL RELATION TO SUCH CHILD CHOOSES TO HAVE THE CHILD VACCINATED. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A CHILD" SHALL MEAN AND INCLUDE ANY PERSON WHO IS A PARENT OR LEGALLY APPOINTED GUARDI- AN OF A CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN. 3. NO INCAPACITATED PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE AGAINST CORONAVIRUS 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 ARE 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 PERSON LEGALLY APPOINTED BY A COURT AS GUARDIAN OF SUCH INCAPACITATED PERSON. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03481-01-3
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