senate Bill S6358A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Provides for licensure of school psychologists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 21, 2010 print number 6358a
Jan 21, 2010 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Dec 23, 2009 referred to rules

S6358 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A418
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507 & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2017-2018: S692, A1132
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S6358 - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice as a school psychologist; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam, fee and continuing education requirements) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S6358 - Sponsor Memo

S6358 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6358

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 23, 2009
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation to the practice of school psychology

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 167 to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 167
                            SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION 8720. INTRODUCTION.
        8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
                PSYCHOLOGIST".
        8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY.
        8723. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        8724. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8725. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8726. EXEMPTIONS.
        8727. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  S 8720. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE OF SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLE "LICENSED  SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".   THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE  OF  THE  TITLE  "SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".    ONLY  A  PERSON  LICENSED OR EXEMPT UNDER THIS ARTICLE
SHALL PRACTICE SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY  OR  USE  THE  TITLE  "LICENSED  SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".
  S  8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. THE PRACTICE
OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY IS:
  1. THE ASSESSMENT,  INCLUDING  PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL,  DEVELOPMENTAL  AND
VOCATIONAL    ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND INTERPRETATION OF INTELLIGENCE,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03085-02-9

S6358A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A418
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507 & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2017-2018: S692, A1132
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S6358A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice as a school psychologist; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam, fee and continuing education requirements) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S6358A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6358A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6358--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            December 23, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FOLEY  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules  --  recommitted  to
  the  Committee  on  Higher Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the practice of school psychology

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 167 to
read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 167
                            SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION 8720. INTRODUCTION.
        8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
                PSYCHOLOGIST".
        8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY.
        8723. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        8724. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8725. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8726. EXEMPTIONS.
        8727. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  S 8720. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED  IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S  8721.  PRACTICE  OF  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".   ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR  EXEMPT  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE
SHALL  PRACTICE  SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY  OR  USE  THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03085-03-0

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