senate Bill S1612

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Allows certain persons to file an application with the department of education to be licensed as a social worker or clinical social worker

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Jan 10, 2011 referred to higher education

S1612 - Bill Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง7707, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2848

S1612 - Bill Texts

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Provides additional time for certain persons to file an application with the department of education to be licensed as a social worker or clinical social worker; requires such persons to have possessed all the requirements for such applications by September 1, 2004.

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BILL NUMBER:S1612

TITLE OF BILL:
An act
to amend the education law, in relation to persons authorized to
practice social work

PURPOSE:
To provide eligible social workers additional time to complete the
licensure application process.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:
Amends subdivisions 2 and 4 of section 7707 of the education law.
Subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 230 of the laws of 2004 and
subdivision 4 as added by chapter 420 of the laws of 2002.

JUSTIFICATION:
One additional year is needed to allow those social workers who are
eligible, to complete the licensure application process.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY:
New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS:
None.

EFFECTIVE DATE:
Immediately.

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

                                  1612

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 10, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to persons authorized  to
  practice social work

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 2 and 4 of section 7707 of the education  law,
subdivision 2 as amended by chapter 230 of the laws of 2004 and subdivi-
sion  4 as added by chapter 420 of the laws of 2002, are amended to read
as follows:
  2. Any person who possesses a master's of social work degree  on  [the
effective  date of this section] SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOUR, who
has five years of post-graduate  social  work  employment  BY  SEPTEMBER
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOUR and meets the requirements for a license pursu-
ant  to  this  article,  except  for examination, and who files with the
department [within one year of the effective date of  this  section]  BY
DECEMBER  THIRTY-FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND  TWELVE  shall  be  licensed as a
licensed master social worker.
  4. Any person who is licensed as a certified  social  worker  on  [the
effective  date of this section] SEPTEMBER FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOUR, but
who has not received authorization pursuant to  section  three  thousand
two  hundred  twenty-one  or  four  thousand  three hundred three of the
insurance law, who files with the department [within  one  year  of  the
effective  date  of this section] BY DECEMBER THIRTY-FIRST, TWO THOUSAND
TWELVE an application pursuant to subdivision two  of  section  seventy-
seven  hundred  four  of this article, AND who demonstrates BY SEPTEMBER
FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOUR to the satisfaction of the department that they
meet the experience requirements for authorization pursuant  to  section
three  thousand  two  hundred  twenty-one or four thousand three hundred
three of the insurance law, shall be licensed  as  a  licensed  clinical
social worker without meeting any further requirements.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05665-01-1

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