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Mandates vaccines for employees working in children's camps

Location: NY
Title: Mandates vaccines for employees working in children's camps
Identifier: A738
Stance: OPPOSE
Action Required: None at this time
Status: Failed to move in the 2017 legislative session

Description:

UPDATE: 7/7/2017 - A738 failed to move in the 2017 legislative session ended.  However, bills can carry over to 2018 in New York if the sponsor requests it. 

A738 was introduced on 1/9/2017 and referred to the Assembly Committee on Health.  This bill is sponsored by Assembly Member Gunther.  This bill would mandate vaccines for employees of children's day camps by adding the following new law:

The  commissioner shall promulgate rules and regulations requiring each children's overnight camp, summer day camp and traveling summer day camp to ensure that employees working at such camps be immunized against mumps, measles, rubella, diphtheria, varicella, pertussis  and  tetanus.

This subdivision shall not apply to employees who hold genuine and sincere religious beliefs which are contrary to the practices required by this subdivision.

http://assembly.state.ny.us/leg/?default_fld=&Summary=Y&Actions=Y&term=2017&bn=A738 - text, status and history