Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to health
|Jan 31, 2023
referred to health
Senate Bill S3373
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-S3373 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S3373 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3373 SPONSOR: SKOUFIS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring immuni- zation information systems to record data on the number of vaccine exemptions reported by each health care provider PURPOSE: To ensure that the Department of Health has sufficient information to investigate suspicious patterns of vaccine medical exemptions and take appropriate actions. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1: Amends section 2168 of the public health law to require that records of medical exemptions to the school vaccination requirement issued by health care providers must be entered into the statewide immunization information system or the New York City Health Department's citywide immunization registry in a manner that allows the Commissioner
2023-S3373 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3373 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E January 31, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. SKOUFIS, HOYLMAN-SIGAL -- 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 requiring immuni- zation information systems to record data on the number of vaccine exemptions reported by each health care provider THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (f) of subdivision 5 of section 2168 of the public health law, as amended by chapter 35 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read as follows: (f) The immunization status of children exempt from immunizations pursuant to subdivision eight of section twenty-one hundred sixty-four of this title shall be reported by the health care provider. SUCH REPORTED INFORMATION SHALL BE ENTERED INTO THE STATEWIDE IMMUNIZATION INFORMATION SYSTEM AND THE NEW YORK CITY HEALTH DEPARTMENT'S CITYWIDE IMMUNIZATION REGISTRY BY THE DEPARTMENT OR, AS APPROPRIATE, BY THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE FOR THE CITY OF NEW YORK, IN A MANNER THAT ALLOWS THE COMMISSIONER AND HIS OR HER DESIGNEES TO SEARCH AND ACCESS THE NUMBER OF EXEMPTIONS REPORTED BY EACH INDIVIDUAL HEALTH CARE PROVIDER. § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD00831-01-3
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