S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K
2013-2014 Regular Sessions
I N S E N A T E
May 7, 2013
Introduced by Sen. HANNON -- 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 the employment and
supervision of physician assistants
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 5 of section 6542 of the education law,
as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, are
amended to read as follows:
3. No physician shall employ or supervise more than four physician
assistants AT ANY ONE TIME in his or her private practice.
5. Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, nothing shall
prohibit a physician employed by or rendering services to the department
of corrections and community supervision under contract from supervising
no more than six physician assistants AT ANY ONE TIME in his or her
practice for the department of corrections and community supervision.
S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next succeed-
ing the date on which it shall have become a law; provided that, effec-
tive immediately, any rules and regulations necessary to implement the
provisions of this act on its effective date are authorized to be added,
amended and/or repealed on or before such date.
EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
[ ] is old law to be omitted.