senate Bill S4097A

Signed by Governor

Relates to a limited license for clinical laboratory technology

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor
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  • 08 / Mar / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • AMEND (T) AND RECOMMIT TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 05 / Jun / 2013
    • PRINT NUMBER 4097A
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • COMMITTEE DISCHARGED AND COMMITTED TO RULES
  • 11 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING CAL.1270
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED SENATE
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO ASSEMBLY
  • 12 / Jun / 2013
    • REFERRED TO HIGHER EDUCATION
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • SUBSTITUTED FOR A6124A
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • ORDERED TO THIRD READING RULES CAL.230
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • PASSED ASSEMBLY
  • 17 / Jun / 2013
    • RETURNED TO SENATE
  • 30 / Aug / 2013
    • DELIVERED TO GOVERNOR
  • 31 / Aug / 2013
    • SIGNED CHAP.336

Summary

Relates to a limited license for clinical laboratory technology.

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Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6124A
Versions:
S4097
S4097A
Legislative Cycle:
2013-2014
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง8610, Ed L

Sponsor Memo

BILL NUMBER:S4097A

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to a
limited license for clinical laboratory technology

PURPOSE:

This bill would extend the authorization for the limited clinical
laboratory license.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1 - Amends paragraph (a) of subdivision 2 of section 8610 of
the education law, as added by Chapter 204 of the Laws of 2008.

Section 2 - Effective date

JUSTIFICATION:

There is an annual demand of approximately 640 new laboratory
professionals while only approximately 230 are graduated annually. In
addition it has been estimated that 10% of the current workforce plans
to retire within the next five years.

This bill would extend current law set to expire later this year
allowing for the issuance of limited licenses to address the shortage
of lab technicians until 2016.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:

New bill

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:

None

EFFECTIVE DATE:

This act shall take effect immediately.

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

                                 4097--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to a limited license  for
  clinical laboratory technology

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  2  of  section  8610  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 204 of the laws of 2008, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) The department may issue a limited license and registration pursu-
ant to which the limited licensee may perform  examinations  and  proce-
dures  within the definition of clinical laboratory technology set forth
in subdivision one of section eight thousand six  hundred  one  of  this
article,  provided  that  an individual qualifying for a limited license
pursuant to clause three of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b)  of  this
subdivision  shall  perform  only those examinations and procedures that
are for the purpose of human trials of such examinations and  procedures
as  were  the  subject  of  the  individual's  research and that nothing
contained in this subdivision shall authorize any individual to  provide
any  examinations  or  procedures  that  he  or  she  is prohibited from
performing pursuant to the public health law, and provided further  that
an  individual  qualifying for a limited license pursuant to clause four
of subparagraph (ii) of paragraph (b) of this subdivision shall  perform
only  those  examinations  and  procedures  that are within the scope of
practice of histological technicians. A limited license may  be  granted
to  an  applicant  who  is  employed  in a clinical laboratory under the
direction of a clinical director and may be issued for  the  purpose  of
enabling  the  applicant  to complete the education and to pass the exam
required for licensure as a clinical laboratory technologist  or  histo-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09558-03-3

S. 4097--A                          2

logical technician in New York state, as applicable. Notwithstanding the
provisions  of  section sixty-five hundred two of this title, no limited
license shall be valid beyond September first, two  thousand  [thirteen]
SIXTEEN  and  the  registration issued with the limited license shall be
effective until September first, two thousand [thirteen] SIXTEEN.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

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