senate Bill S3495

Signed by Governor

Authorizes health care professionals licensed in other jurisdictions and appointed by World Triathlon Corporation to practice in this state at a triathlon

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Bill Status


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 04 / Feb / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HEALTH
  • 28 / Feb / 2013
    • 1ST REPORT CAL.142
  • 04 / Mar / 2013
    • 2ND REPORT CAL.
  • 05 / Mar / 2013
    • ADVANCED TO THIRD READING
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 06 / Mar / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 07 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A4859
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.508
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 20 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 02 / Jul / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 12 / Jul / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.141

Summary

Authorizes any person licensed as a physician, physician's assistant, massage therapist, physical therapist, chiropractor, dentist, optometrist, nurse, nurse practitioner or podiatrist in another state or territory and appointed by the World Triathlon Corporation to practice his or her profession in this state in connection with an athletic event sanctioned by such corporation.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4859
Versions:
S3495
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Health

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S3495

TITLE OF BILL: An act to authorize certain health care professionals
licensed to practice in other jurisdictions to practice in this state in
connection with an event sanctioned by the World Triathlon Corporation;
and providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

PURPOSE: This legislation allows health care professionals to perform
services at the Ironman triathlon to be held on July 28, 2013 in Lake
Placid, New York.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1- allows any person who is licensed to practice as a physician,
physician's assistant, massage therapist, physical therapist, chiroprac-
tor, dentist, optometrist, nurse, nurse practitioner or podiatrist in
another state or territory, who is in good standing with such state or
territory, and who has been appointed by World Triathlon Corporation to
provide professional services to competitors at this Ironman event.

Section 2- provides the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: The triathlon in Lake Placid is a one day 2.4-mile swim
and 112-mile bike ride which concludes with a 26.2-mile marathon. As
this event is physically taxing on the athlete, the health and safety of
the participants in the days before the event and especially during and
after the event are crucial. This legislation would allow licensed
health care professionals from other states who volunteer and are sanc-
tioned by World Triathlon Corporation to perform services for the
athletes.

Especially important at Ironman events is the massage tent that is
available to the athletes following the race where muscle cramps and
minor aches and pains can be attended to. Without this immediate atten-
tion, many of these competitors would require further intensive medical
intervention. The average time an athlete spends in this area is approx-
imately seven minutes, which is not a formal massage treatment by any
means. To service the 1,500 athletes, licensed volunteers from other
states are necessary.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: Legislation of this type has been passed by the
Legislature in the past for the Olympic Games in Lake Placid in 1980 and
the Goodwill Games in New York City in 1997 as well as for the 2001,
2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011 and 2012
Ironman USA triathlons in Lake Placid.

2012: Chapter 77 2011: Chapter 12 2010: Chapter 159 2009: Chapter 81
2008: Chapter 125 2007: Chapter 360 2006: Chapter 131 2005: Chapter 45
2004: Chapter 112 2003: Chapter 128 2002: Chapter 199 2001: Chapter 115

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect July 24, 2013 and shall
expire and be deemed repealed July 29, 2013.

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                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  3495

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to authorize certain health care professionals licensed to  prac-
  tice  in  other  jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection
  with an event sanctioned  by  the  World  Triathlon  Corporation;  and
  providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Notwithstanding any  inconsistent  provision  of  law,  any
person  who  is licensed to practice as a physician, physician's assist-
ant, massage therapist, physical therapist, chiropractor, dentist, opto-
metrist, nurse, nurse practitioner or podiatrist  in  another  state  or
territory,  who  is  in good standing in such state or territory and who
has been appointed by the World Triathlon Corporation to provide profes-
sional services at an event  in  this  state  sanctioned  by  the  World
Triathlon   Corporation,  may  provide  such  professional  services  to
athletes and team personnel registered to train at a  location  in  this
state  or registered to compete in an event conducted under the sanction
of the World Triathlon Corporation in  the  state  without  first  being
licensed  pursuant  to  the  provisions of title 8 of the education law.
Such services shall be provided only during the time period specified by
the World Triathlon Corporation.
  S 2. This act shall take effect July 24, 2013 and shall expire and  be
deemed repealed July 29, 2013.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08307-01-3

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