senate Bill S1844A

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physicians, physicians assistants and specialist assistants to complete domestic violence training or course work

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 13, 2012 print number 1844a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jan 13, 2011 referred to higher education

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S1844 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, Ed L; amd Art 2 Title 2-E Title head, add §239-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3981

S1844 - Summary

Requires registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physicians, physicians assistants and specialist assistants to complete approved domestic violence training or course work; provides that for nurses, completion of course work or training and documentation thereof begins with the first registration after 1/1/2014 and must be provided every four years afterwards; provides that for physicians, physician assistants and specialist assistants, completion of course work or training and documentation thereof must be provided on or before 1/1/2014 and every four years afterwards; provides for exemptions.

S1844 - Sponsor Memo

S1844 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1844

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. OPPENHEIMER, DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to domestic violence course work or training

  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 section 6505-d
to read as follows:
  S 6505-D. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING. EVERY  REGISTERED
NURSE AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE PRACTICING IN THIS STATE SHALL, ON OR
BEFORE  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN AND EVERY FOUR YEARS THERE-
AFTER, COMPLETE COURSE WORK  OR  TRAINING  APPROPRIATE  TO  THE  PROFES-
SIONAL'S PRACTICE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING DIAGNOSIS, TREAT-
MENT,  AND  DOCUMENTATION  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
REGULATORY STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE OFFICE FOR THE PREVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE. EACH SUCH PROFESSIONAL SHALL DOCUMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT AT THE
TIME  OF REGISTRATION COMMENCING WITH THE FIRST REGISTRATION AFTER JANU-
ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN THAT  THE  PROFESSIONAL  HAS  COMPLETED
COURSE  WORK OR TRAINING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THIS REQUIREMENT TO ANYONE WHO  REQUESTS
SUCH  AN  EXEMPTION AND WHO (I) CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES TO THE DEPARTMENT'S
SATISFACTION THAT THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HIM OR HER TO COMPLETE SUCH
COURSE WORK OR TRAINING BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF HIS OR HER PRACTICE  OR
(II)  HAS  COMPLETED COURSE WORK OR TRAINING DEEMED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO
BE EQUIVALENT TO THE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING APPROVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH ORGANIZA-
TIONS REPRESENTATIVE OF PROFESSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE WITH  EXPER-
TISE  IN  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE  WITH  RESPECT  TO THE REGULATORY STANDARDS
PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05929-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S1844A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6505-d, Ed L; amd Art 2 Title 2-E Title head, add §239-c, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S3981

S1844A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, physicians, physicians assistants and specialist assistants to complete approved domestic violence training or course work; provides that for nurses, completion of course work or training and documentation thereof begins with the first registration after 1/1/2014 and must be provided every four years afterwards; provides that for physicians, physician assistants and specialist assistants, completion of course work or training and documentation thereof must be provided on or before 1/1/2014 and every four years afterwards; provides for exemptions.

S1844A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1844A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1844--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. OPPENHEIMER, DIAZ -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
  -- 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 public health law, in relation
  to domestic violence course work or training

  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 section 6505-d
to read as follows:
  S 6505-D. DOMESTIC VIOLENCE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING. EVERY  REGISTERED
NURSE AND LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSE PRACTICING IN THIS STATE SHALL, ON OR
BEFORE  JANUARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN AND EVERY FOUR YEARS THERE-
AFTER, COMPLETE COURSE WORK  OR  TRAINING  APPROPRIATE  TO  THE  PROFES-
SIONAL'S PRACTICE APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING DIAGNOSIS, TREAT-
MENT,  AND  DOCUMENTATION  OF  DOMESTIC  VIOLENCE,  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH
REGULATORY STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY THE DEPARTMENT, IN CONSULTATION WITH
THE DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND THE OFFICE FOR THE PREVENTION  OF  DOMESTIC
VIOLENCE. EACH SUCH PROFESSIONAL SHALL DOCUMENT TO THE DEPARTMENT AT THE
TIME  OF REGISTRATION COMMENCING WITH THE FIRST REGISTRATION AFTER JANU-
ARY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND FOURTEEN THAT  THE  PROFESSIONAL  HAS  COMPLETED
COURSE  WORK OR TRAINING IN ACCORDANCE WITH THIS SECTION. THE DEPARTMENT
SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THIS REQUIREMENT TO ANYONE WHO  REQUESTS
SUCH  AN  EXEMPTION AND WHO (I) CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES TO THE DEPARTMENT'S
SATISFACTION THAT THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HIM OR HER TO COMPLETE SUCH
COURSE WORK OR TRAINING BECAUSE OF THE NATURE OF HIS OR HER PRACTICE  OR
(II)  HAS  COMPLETED COURSE WORK OR TRAINING DEEMED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO
BE EQUIVALENT TO THE COURSE WORK OR TRAINING APPROVED BY THE  DEPARTMENT
PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION. THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH ORGANIZA-
TIONS REPRESENTATIVE OF PROFESSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE WITH  EXPER-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05929-07-2

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