assembly Bill A765B

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Allows certified nurse practitioners to practice without collaboration of a licensed physician

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2010 print number 765b
Jun 18, 2010 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Apr 16, 2010 print number 765a
Apr 16, 2010 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Jan 07, 2009 referred to higher education

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A765 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2948
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, add §6911, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308, S324
2013-2014: A4846, S2309

A765 - Summary

Allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

A765 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   765

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED, GUNTHER, FIELDS, PAULIN, BRADLEY,
  LIFTON, LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT, GABRYSZAK, SPANO, STIRPE --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  --  M. of A.   BRENNAN, GALEF, LENTOL, REILLY, SEMINERIO --
  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, the  insurance  law  and  the  public
  health law, in relation to services performed by nurse practitioners

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 6902  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a)  The  practice  of  registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred  ten  of
this  article,  may include the diagnosis of illness and physical condi-
tions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures  within
a  specialty  area of practice[, in collaboration with a licensed physi-
cian qualified to collaborate in the specialty involved,  provided  such
services  are  performed in accordance with a written practice agreement
and written practice protocols. The  written  practice  agreement  shall
include  explicit  provisions  for  the  resolution  of any disagreement
between the collaborating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding
a matter of diagnosis or treatment that is within the scope of  practice
of  both. To the extent the practice agreement does not so provide, then
the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail].
  (b) Prescriptions for drugs, devices  and  immunizing  agents  may  be
issued  by  a nurse practitioner, under this subdivision and section six
thousand nine hundred ten of this article[, in accordance with the prac-
tice agreement and practice protocols].  The  nurse  practitioner  shall
obtain  a certificate from the department upon successfully completing a
program including an appropriate pharmacology component, or  its  equiv-
alent,  as  established  by  the  commissioner's  regulations,  prior to

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A765A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2948
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, add §6911, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308, S324
2013-2014: A4846, S2309

A765A - Summary

Allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

A765A - Sponsor Memo

A765A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 765--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  GUNTHER, FIELDS, PAULIN, LIFTON,
  LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT, GABRYSZAK,  SPANO,  STIRPE,  HOOPER,  SCHROEDER,
  N. RIVERA,  JAFFEE,  SCARBOROUGH, ROSENTHAL, CAHILL, PRETLOW -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. BING, BRENNAN, CUSICK, GALEF, HEVESI,  LATIM-
  ER,  LAVINE, LENTOL, REILLY -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on  Higher  Educa-
  tion  in  accordance  with  Assembly  Rule  3,  sec.  2  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, the  insurance  law  and  the  public
  health law, in relation to services performed by nurse practitioners

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 6902  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a)  The  practice  of  registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred  ten  of
this  article,  may include the diagnosis of illness and physical condi-
tions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures  within
a  specialty  area of practice[, in collaboration with a licensed physi-
cian qualified to collaborate in the specialty involved,  provided  such
services  are  performed in accordance with a written practice agreement
and written practice protocols. The  written  practice  agreement  shall
include  explicit  provisions  for  the  resolution  of any disagreement
between the collaborating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding
a matter of diagnosis or treatment that is within the scope of  practice
of  both. To the extent the practice agreement does not so provide, then
the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail].
  (b) Prescriptions for drugs, devices  and  immunizing  agents  may  be
issued  by  a nurse practitioner, under this subdivision and section six

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

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Multi-Sponsors

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A765B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2948
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, add §6911, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308, S324
2013-2014: A4846, S2309

A765B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

A765B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 765--B

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  GUNTHER, FIELDS, PAULIN, LIFTON,
  LUPARDO, ENGLEBRIGHT, GABRYSZAK,  SPANO,  STIRPE,  HOOPER,  SCHROEDER,
  N. RIVERA,  JAFFEE,  SCARBOROUGH, ROSENTHAL, CAHILL, PRETLOW, ORTIZ --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BING, BRENNAN, CUSICK,  GALEF,  HEVESI,
  LATIMER,  LAVINE,  LENTOL,  PEOPLES-STOKES,  REILLY  --  read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec.
  2  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said  commit-
  tee  with  amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to
  said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to services performed  by
  nurse practitioners

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 6902  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a)  The  practice  of  registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred  ten  of
this  article,  may include the diagnosis of illness and physical condi-
tions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures  within
a  specialty  area of practice[, in collaboration with a licensed physi-
cian qualified to collaborate in the specialty involved,  provided  such
services  are  performed in accordance with a written practice agreement
and written practice protocols. The  written  practice  agreement  shall
include  explicit  provisions  for  the  resolution  of any disagreement
between the collaborating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding
a matter of diagnosis or treatment that is within the scope of  practice
of  both. To the extent the practice agreement does not so provide, then
the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail].

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

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