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S06747 Summary:

Add §2183, Pub Health L
Prohibits a mandatory immunization against the novel coronavirus/COVID-19 for children, incapacitated persons, or students or staff of employment institutions or day care facilities; prohibits requiring people to carry or present evidence of having received the COVID-19 vaccine.
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S06747 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                      May 13, 2021
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LANZA  -- 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:
     1    Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding  a  new  section
     2  2183 to read as follows:
     3    §  2183.  Novel coronavirus/COVID-19; immunization.  1. No child under
     4  the age of eighteen shall be required to receive  such  vaccine  against
     5  COVID-19  unless  a person in a parental relation to such child requests
     6  and consents to have the child  vaccinated.  For  the  purpose  of  this
     7  subdivision the term "person in parental relation to a child" shall have
     8  the  same  meaning as set forth in section twenty-one hundred sixty-four
     9  of this article.  Prior to administering the immunization  every  health
    10  care  provider  or  practitioner  shall  provide  a  list of ingredients
    11  contained in the vaccine as provided by the manufacturer  product insert
    12  and all potential side effects as indicated by industry studies.
    13    2. No incapacitated person shall be required to receive such immuniza-
    14  tion against COVID-19 unless a person who is the legal guardian of  such
    15  incapacitated  person chooses to have the incapacitated person vaccinat-
    16  ed.  For the purposes of this subdivision: (a) the  term  "incapacitated
    17  person"  shall mean any person over the age of eighteen who is unable to
    18  make or communicate decisions affecting their physical  health,  safety,
    19  or  self-care; and  (b) the term "legal guardian" shall mean and include
    20  any person who is over the age of eighteen and designated by an incapac-
    21  itated person prior to incapacitation  as  their  legal  guardian  or  a
    22  person  legally  appointed  by a court as guardian of such incapacitated
    23  person.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1    3. No immunization against COVID-19 shall be required  for  attendance
     2  by students or employment of teachers and staff at any public or private
     3  educational institution or day care facility.
     4    4.  No  person shall be required to have, carry or present evidence of
     5  having received immunization against COVID-19.
     6    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
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