|SAME AS||No Same As|
|Amd §§1392 & 1394, Pub Health L|
|Requires children enrolled in an overnight, children's non-regulated, summer day, or travelling camp to be vaccinated against a specified list of diseases.|
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STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 6279--A 2019-2020 Regular Sessions IN SENATE June 3, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. CARLUCCI -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to requiring children enrolled in an overnight, children's non-regulated, summer day, or travelling camp to be vaccinated The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem- bly, do enact as follows: 1 Section 1. Section 1392 of the public health law is amended by adding 2 a new subdivision 3-a to read as follows: 3 3-a. "Children's non-regulated camp" shall mean a property consisting 4 of a tract of land and any tents, vehicles, buildings or other struc- 5 tures that may be pertinent to its use, any part of which may be occu- 6 pied on a scheduled basis by persons under sixteen years of age under 7 general supervision for the purpose of indoor or outdoor organized group 8 activities, involving passive and nonpassive recreational activities, 9 which are not subject to the provisions of this article. 10 § 2. Section 1394 of the public health law is amended by adding a new 11 subdivision 6 to read as follows: 12 6. Each children's overnight, children's non-regulated, summer day, 13 and travelling summer day camp shall ensure that every child enrolled at 14 such camp has been administered an adequate dose or doses of an immuniz- 15 ing agent against poliomyelitis, mumps, measles, diphtheria, rubella, 16 varicella, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), pertussis, tetanus, 17 pneumococcal disease, and hepatitis B, which meets the standards 18 approved by the United States public health service for such biological 19 products, and which is approved by the department under such conditions 20 as may be specified by the public health council. If any health care 21 practitioner, as defined in section twenty-one hundred sixty-four of 22 this chapter, certifies that such immunization may be detrimental to a EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD13139-05-9S. 6279--A 2 1 child's health, the requirements of this subdivision shall be inapplica- 2 ble until such immunization is found no longer to be detrimental to such 3 child's health. The commissioner shall promulgate such rules and regu- 4 lations as shall be necessary to implement the provisions of this subdi- 5 vision. 6 § 3. This act shall take effect October 1, 2019.