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Adds HPV Vaccine mandate for school children entering 6th grade in New York

Location: NY
Title: Adds HPV Vaccine mandate for school children entering 6th grade in New York
Identifier: S 509A/ A 1822
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time, not moving
Status: Referred to Senate and Assembly Health Committees 1/7/2016

Description:

UPDATE: 1/15/2016 - S 509 amended as S 509A and recommitted to Senate Health Committee.

UPDATE: 1/9/2016 - S509 and A1822 were assigned to the health committees on 1/7/2016

UPDATE: S 509 and A 1822 have not had any activity since being referred to committee.  The NY Legislature is in recess until Jan. 16, 2016.  However, bills carry over from odd numbered years to even numbered years. 

S 509 was introduced on 1/7/2015 and referred to the Senate Committee on Health.  The bill is sponsored by Senator Hoylman.  The bill would mandate HPV Vaccine for school students entering 6th grade. 

A 1822 is the same as S 509.  This bill was introduced on 1/13/2015 and referred to the Assembly Health Committee.  It is sponsored by Assembly Member Paulin.  

https://www.nysenate.gov/legislation/bills/2015/s509  - text, history and status for S 509

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&bn=A01822&term=2015&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&Text=Y - text, history and status for A 1822