|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to codes|
|Feb 03, 2011||referred to codes|
senate Bill S2907
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S2907 - Details
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Penal Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §130.00, Pen L
- Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S2907 - Summary
Expands the definition of "health care provider" relating to sex offenses to include nurses, x-ray technicians and radiologic technicians.
S2907 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S2907 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the penal law, in relation to expanding the definition of health care provider relating to sex offenses PURPOSE: To expand the definition of "health care provider," for the purposes of consenting to a sexual act, to include nurses and x-ray technicians. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill adds professionals in the fields of nursing or x-ray technology to the list of professions covered by the term "health care provider." Section 2 establishes the effective date of the act. EXISTING LAW: Currently, section 130.00(12) of the Penal Law defines "health care provider" to be professionals in the fields of medicine, chiropractic, dentistry, or podiatry.
S2907 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 2907 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 3, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sens. DeFRANCISCO, LARKIN, RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Codes AN ACT to amend the penal law, in relation to expanding the definition of health care provider relating to sex offenses THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 12 of section 130.00 of the penal law, as added by chapter 1 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: 12. "Health care provider" means any person who is, or is required to be, licensed or registered or holds himself or herself out to be licensed or registered, or provides services as if he or she were licensed or registered in the profession of medicine, chiropractic, dentistry [or], NURSING, podiatry OR X-RAY TECHNOLOGY OR RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY under any of the following: article one hundred thirty-one, one hundred thirty-two, one hundred thirty-three, ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-NINE or one hundred forty-one of the education law OR ARTICLE THIRTY-FIVE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW. S 2. This act shall take effect on the first of November next succeed- ing the date on which it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD03770-01-1
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