senate Bill S3142B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires public school students to be screened for eating disorders

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 19, 2012 committee discharged and committed to rules
notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 02, 2012 print number 3142b
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 05, 2012 print number 3142a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Apr 04, 2011 notice of committee consideration - requested
Feb 09, 2011 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S3142 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§903 & 904, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5011B

S3142 - Summary

Requires public school students to be screened for eating disorders.

S3142 - Sponsor Memo

S3142 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3142

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. HUNTLEY, BONACIC -- 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 course work or training in early recognition  of  and  intervention
  for eating disorders

  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. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN EARLY RECOGNITION OF  AND  INTER-
VENTION  FOR  EATING  DISORDERS. EVERY PHYSICIAN AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
PRACTICING IN THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE  JULY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
TWELVE,  COMPLETE  COURSE  WORK  OR  TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT
REGARDING THE EARLY RECOGNITION OF AND INTERVENTION  FOR  EATING  DISOR-
DERS,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, WHICH SHALL BE
CONSISTENT, AS FAR AS APPROPRIATE, WITH ANY STANDARDS OR BEST  PRACTICES
ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  COMPREHENSIVE  CARE  CENTERS  FOR EATING DISORDERS
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-SEVEN-J OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
EACH SUCH PROFESSIONAL SHALL ATTEST TO THE DEPARTMENT  AT  THE  TIME  OF
REGISTRATION  COMMENCING  WITH  THE FIRST REGISTRATION AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND TWELVE THAT THE PROFESSIONAL HAS COMPLETED COURSE  WORK  OR
TRAINING  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED, HOWEVER THAT A
PROFESSIONAL SUBJECT TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (F)  OF  SUBDIVISION
ONE  OF  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED  FIVE-K OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED TO PRODUCE SUCH DOCUMENTATION  OR  ATTESTATION  AS
PRESCRIBED BY THIS SECTION. THE ONE HOUR ONLINE COURSE SHALL CONSIST OF,
BUT  NOT  BE  LIMITED TO, INFORMATION REGARDING PHYSICAL, EMOTIONAL, AND
BEHAVIORAL INDICATORS OF EATING DISORDERS.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE
AN EXEMPTION FROM THIS  REQUIREMENT  TO  ANYONE  WHO  REQUESTS  SUCH  AN
EXEMPTION  AND WHO CLEARLY DEMONSTRATES TO THE DEPARTMENT'S SATISFACTION
THAT (I) THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HIM OR HER TO COMPLETE  SUCH  COURSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01012-02-1

Co-Sponsors

S3142A - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§903 & 904, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5011B

S3142A - Summary

Requires public school students to be screened for eating disorders.

S3142A - Sponsor Memo

S3142A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3142--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HUNTLEY, BONACIC, PARKER -- 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 commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law and the public health law, in relation
  to course work or training in early recognition  of  and  intervention
  for eating disorders

  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. COURSE WORK OR TRAINING IN EARLY RECOGNITION OF  AND  INTER-
VENTION  FOR  EATING  DISORDERS. EVERY PHYSICIAN AND PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT
PRACTICING IN THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE  JULY  FIRST,  TWO  THOUSAND
THIRTEEN,  COMPLETE  COURSE  WORK OR TRAINING APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT
REGARDING THE EARLY RECOGNITION OF AND INTERVENTION  FOR  EATING  DISOR-
DERS,  IN  CONSULTATION  WITH  THE  DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH, WHICH SHALL BE
CONSISTENT, AS FAR AS APPROPRIATE, WITH ANY STANDARDS OR BEST  PRACTICES
ESTABLISHED  BY  THE  COMPREHENSIVE  CARE  CENTERS  FOR EATING DISORDERS
ESTABLISHED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE TWENTY-SEVEN-J OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW.
EACH SUCH PROFESSIONAL SHALL ATTEST TO THE DEPARTMENT  AT  THE  TIME  OF
REGISTRATION  COMMENCING  WITH  THE FIRST REGISTRATION AFTER JULY FIRST,
TWO THOUSAND THIRTEEN THAT THE PROFESSIONAL HAS COMPLETED COURSE WORK OR
TRAINING IN ACCORDANCE WITH  THIS  SECTION,  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER  THAT  A
PROFESSIONAL  SUBJECT  TO THE PROVISIONS OF PARAGRAPH (F) OF SUBDIVISION
ONE OF SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIVE-K  OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW
SHALL  NOT  BE  REQUIRED TO PRODUCE SUCH DOCUMENTATION OR ATTESTATION AS
PRESCRIBED BY THIS SECTION. THE ONE HOUR ONLINE COURSE SHALL CONSIST OF,
BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO, INFORMATION REGARDING  PHYSICAL,  EMOTIONAL,  AND

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01012-03-1

Co-Sponsors

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S3142B (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§903 & 904, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S5011B

S3142B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Requires public school students to be screened for eating disorders.

S3142B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3142B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3142--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 9, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. HUNTLEY, BONACIC, PARKER -- 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 commit-
  tee --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to screening of students
  for eating disorders

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 903 of the education law, as sepa-
rately  amended by section 11 of part B of chapter 58 and chapter 281 of
the laws of 2007, is amended to read as follows:
  1. A health certificate shall be furnished  by  each  student  in  the
public  schools upon his or her entrance in such schools and upon his or
her entry into the grades prescribed by the commissioner in regulations,
provided that such regulations shall require such certificates at  least
twice during the elementary grades and twice in the secondary grades. An
examination and health history of any child may be required by the local
school authorities at any time in their discretion to promote the educa-
tional  interests  of  such child. Each certificate shall be signed by a
duly licensed physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner, who
is authorized by law to practice in this state, and consistent with  any
applicable  written practice agreement, or by a duly licensed physician,
physician assistant, or nurse practitioner, who is authorized  to  prac-
tice  in  the  jurisdiction in which the examination was given, provided
that the commissioner has determined that such jurisdiction  has  stand-
ards  of  licensure  and  practice comparable to those of New York. Each
such certificate shall describe the condition of the  student  when  the
examination  was  made, which shall not be more than twelve months prior

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD01012-05-2

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