Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2024
referred to health
|Feb 22, 2023
referred to health
Senate Bill S5051
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-S5051 (ACTIVE) - Details
2023-S5051 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Prohibits mandatory immunization against the coronavirus; prohibits requiring immunization for attendance at school or day care, transportation, travel, entering public buildings, employment, nursing home residency or receiving government services; provides that no proof of vaccine shall be required or used; prohibits incentive for administering or receiving vaccination.
2023-S5051 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5051 SPONSOR: LANZA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to prohibiting a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 PURPOSE: To prohibit mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one amends the public health law by adding a new section 2183 prohibiting children under 18 years of age to receive the COVID-19 vaccine with parental consent. Prohibits an incapacitated person from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine without the permission of their legal guardian. Prohibits mandating students at any public or private educa- tional institution, including university and college institutions from receiving the COVID-19 vaccine. Prohibits any person to have, carry,
2023-S5051 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5051 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 22, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sens. LANZA, MATTERA -- 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 novel coronavirus/COVID-19 THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 2184 to read as follows: § 2184. NOVEL CORONAVIRUS/COVID-19; IMMUNIZATION. 1. NO IMMUNIZATION USED FOR THE PURPOSES OF INDUCING IMMUNITY AGAINST COVID-19 IN HUMANS IN THIS STATE SHALL BE MADE A MANDATORY IMMUNIZATION. NO PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE. 2. NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH VACCINE AGAINST COVID-19 UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL RELATION TO SUCH CHILD REQUESTS AND CONSENTS TO HAVE THE CHILD VACCINATED. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVISION THE TERM "PERSON IN PARENTAL RELATION TO A CHILD" SHALL HAVE THE SAME MEANING AS SET FORTH IN SECTION TWENTY-ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE. PRIOR TO ADMINISTERING THE IMMUNI- ZATION EVERY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER SHALL PROVIDE A LIST OF INGREDIENTS CONTAINED IN THE VACCINE AS PROVIDED BY THE MANUFACTURER PRODUCT INSERT AND ALL POTENTIAL SIDE EFFECTS AS INDICATED BY INDUSTRY STUDIES. 3. NO INCAPACITATED PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH IMMUNIZA- TION AGAINST COVID-19 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 IS 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD06807-01-3
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