|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Mar 30, 2023||referred to health|
senate Bill S6119
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S6119 (ACTIVE) - Details
- Current Committee:
- Senate Health
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §2184, amd §2164, Pub Health L
S6119 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6119 SPONSOR: RHOADS TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to the administration of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 immunization PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Relates to the administration of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 immuni- zation. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: 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 purpose of inducing immunity against COVID-19m in humans in this state shall be a mandatory immunization issued by an administrative agency. No person shall be required to receive such vaccine unless mandated by the legislature.
S6119 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6119 2023-2024 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E March 30, 2023 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RHOADS -- 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 the administration of the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 immunization 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 ISSUED BY AN ADMINIS- TRATIVE AGENCY. NO PERSON SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH IMMUNIZATION UNLESS MANDATED BY THE LEGISLATURE. 2. NO CHILD UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN SHALL BE REQUIRED TO RECEIVE SUCH IMMUNIZATION AGAINST COVID-19 UNLESS A PERSON IN A PARENTAL RELATION TO SUCH CHILD REQUESTS AND CONSENTS TO HAVE THE CHILD IMMUNIZED OR UNLESS REQUIRED BY THE LEGISLATURE. FOR THE PURPOSE OF THIS SUBDIVI- SION 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 IMMUNIZATION EVERY HEALTH CARE PROVIDER OR PRACTITIONER SHALL PROVIDE A LIST OF INGREDIENTS CONTAINED IN THE IMMUNIZATION 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 IMMUNIZED OR REQUIRED BY LAW DULY ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE. 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 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD07389-02-3
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