assembly Bill A10118

Signed By Governor
2011-2012 Legislative Session

Relates to the profession of occupational therapy

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Aug 01, 2012 signed chap.329
Jul 20, 2012 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2012 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1093
substituted for s7175
Jun 06, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.64
rules report cal.64
reported
Jun 05, 2012 reported referred to rules
May 22, 2012 reported referred to codes
May 07, 2012 referred to higher education

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A10118 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7175
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง7905 & 7906, Ed L

A10118 - Summary

Relates to the profession of occupational therapy.

A10118 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  10118

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 7, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  CANESTRARI  -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  the  profession  of
  occupational therapy

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section  7905  of  the  education  law  is
amended by adding a new paragraph (c) to read as follows:
  (C)  AN  OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  ASSISTANT  WHO  HAS  GRADUATED FROM AN
ACCREDITED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT CURRICULUM WITH AN ASSOCIATE'S
DEGREE SATISFACTORY TO THE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AND IN  ACCORD-
ANCE WITH THE COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS.
  S  2.  The  opening  paragraph of subdivision 2 of section 7905 of the
education law, as amended by chapter 460 of the laws of 2011, is amended
to read as follows:
  A limited permittee shall be authorized to practice occupational ther-
apy, OR IN THE CASE OF A LIMITED PERMIT ISSUED PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (C)
OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION, PRACTICE UNDER THE EXEMPTION  ESTAB-
LISHED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF SECTION SEVENTY-NINE HUNDRED SIX
OF THIS ARTICLE, only under the direct supervision of a licensed occupa-
tional  therapist  or  a licensed physician and shall practice only in a
public, voluntary, or proprietary hospital, health care agency or  in  a
preschool  or  an  elementary  or  secondary  school  for the purpose of
providing occupational therapy as a related service  for  a  handicapped
child.
  S 3. Subdivision 4 of section 7906 of the education law, as amended by
chapter 460 of the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  (4)  An  occupational therapy assistant student from engaging in clin-
ical practice under the [direct] DIRECTION AND supervision of an occupa-
tional therapist OR AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT WHO  HAS  OBTAINED
AUTHORIZATION  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION SEVEN OF THIS SECTION, AND WHO IS
UNDER THE SUPERVISION OF  AN  OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPIST,  as  part  of  an
accredited  occupational  therapy  assistant  program, as defined by the
commissioner and in  accordance  with  the  commissioner's  regulations.

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

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