assembly Bill A3717A

2009-2010 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 08, 2010 print number 3717a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2010 referred to higher education
Jan 28, 2009 referred to higher education

A3717 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5512A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, 8213, 8214, 8216 & 6507, add §8217, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L

A3717 - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture; further establishes acupuncturists as mandatory reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment.

A3717 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3717

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MENG, GOTTFRIED, NOLAN, COLTON, MAISEL, COOK,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGNARELLI, CLARK, DelMONTE -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.
  of  A.  CAHILL,  CYMBROWITZ, GORDON, MAGEE, McENENY, PERALTA, PHEFFER,
  ROBINSON, STIRPE, TOWNS -- read once and referred to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the licensing of acupuncturists and the  practice  of  the
  profession of acupuncture, and establishing acupuncturists as mandato-
  ry reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  1  of  section  8211  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) "Profession of acupuncture" is the treating, by means  of  mechan-
ical,  thermal  or  electrical  stimulation effected by the insertion of
needles or by the application of heat,  pressure  or  electrical  stimu-
lation  at  a  point or combination of points on the surface of the body
predetermined on the basis of the theory of the  physiological  interre-
lationship  of  body  organs  with an associated point or combination of
points for diseases, disorders and dysfunctions  of  the  body  for  the
purpose  of  achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect. THE PROFES-
SION OF ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF TRADITIONAL REMEDIES  AND
SUPPLEMENTS  MADE,  INCLUDING,  BUT  NOT  LIMITED TO, THE RECOMMENDATION
AND/OR PREPARATION OF HERBS, NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND  DIET  IN  ACCORDANCE
WITH  TRADITIONAL  AND MODERN PRACTICES OF MODERN EAST ASIAN OR ORIENTAL
(CHINESE, KOREAN OR JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY.  ANY  ACUPUNCTURIST  WHOSE
PRACTICE INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDATION OR PREPARATION OF CUSTOM-MADE REME-
DIES  OR HERBAL FORMULATIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENT IMPOSED
BY THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION EIGHT-A OF SECTION  EIGHTY-TWO  HUNDRED
FOURTEEN OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05293-01-9

A3717A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5512A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, 8213, 8214, 8216 & 6507, add §8217, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L

A3717A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture; further establishes acupuncturists as mandatory reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment.

A3717A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3717--A

                       2009-2010 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 28, 2009
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A. MENG, GOTTFRIED, NOLAN, COLTON, MAISEL, COOK,
  ENGLEBRIGHT, MAGNARELLI, CLARK, DelMONTE, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored  by
  --  M.  of  A.    BOYLAND, CAHILL, CYMBROWITZ, GORDON, MAGEE, McENENY,
  PHEFFER, ROBINSON, STIRPE, TITONE, TOWNS -- 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 -- commit-
  tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the licensing of acupuncturists and the  practice  of  the
  profession of acupuncture, and establishing acupuncturists as mandato-
  ry reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  1  of  section  8211  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990, is amended
to read as follows:
  (a) "Profession of acupuncture" is the treating, by means  of  mechan-
ical,  thermal  or  electrical  stimulation effected by the insertion of
needles or by the application of heat,  pressure  or  electrical  stimu-
lation  at  a  point or combination of points on the surface of the body
predetermined on the basis of the theory of the  physiological  interre-
lationship  of  body  organs  with an associated point or combination of
points for diseases, disorders and dysfunctions  of  the  body  for  the
purpose  of  achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect. THE PROFES-
SION OF ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF TRADITIONAL REMEDIES  AND
SUPPLEMENTS  INCLUDING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RECOMMENDATION OF DIET,
HERBS AND NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND THEIR  PREPARATION  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
TRADITIONAL  AND  MODERN  PRACTICES  OF  MODERN  EAST  ASIAN OR ORIENTAL
(CHINESE, KOREAN OR JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY.  ANY  ACUPUNCTURIST  WHOSE
PRACTICE  INCLUDES  THE RECOMMENDATION OF CUSTOM-MADE REMEDIES OR HERBAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05293-05-0

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