New Jersey Revised Statutes § 18a:40-21.1 - Hepatitis B Vaccination Required For Public, Private School Students In Grades Nine Through Twelve.

18A:40-21.1 Hepatitis B vaccination required for public, private school students in grades nine through twelve.

3.The Commissioner of Health shall require the immunization of a child for hepatitis B as a condition of enrollment in grades nine through 12.

b.Beginning with the 2003-2004 school year, a principal, director or other person in charge of a public or private school in this State shall not knowingly admit or retain in grades nine through 12 a child whose parent or guardian has not submitted acceptable evidence of the child's immunization for hepatitis B prior to or during enrollment in ninth grade, as provided by regulation of the Commissioner of Health.

c.The Commissioner of Health shall adopt rules and regulations pursuant to the "Administrative Procedure Act," P.L.1968, c.410 (C.52:14B-1 et seq.) to carry out the purposes of this section.

L.2002, c.58, s.3; amended 2012, c.17, s.78.

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