senate Bill S351

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides that certain vocational schools that certify medical assistants and patient care technicians to increase course offerings to train licensed practical nurses

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
Jan 05, 2011 referred to higher education

S351 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6453, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S361

S351 - Summary

Provides that certain vocational schools that certify medical assistants and patient care technicians increase course offerings to train licensed practical nurses.

S351 - Sponsor Memo

S351 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   351

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 5, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ROBACH -- 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  certain  vocational
  schools providing licensed practical nurse training

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

  Section 1. Section 6443 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
994 of the laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
  S [6443]  6453.  Special  nursing education program.  To grant greater
opportunity in nursing education, the commissioner may:
  1. Enter into contracts with any institution of VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION,
higher education incorporated in this state, voluntary non-profit hospi-
tals  incorporated  within this state or public hospitals located within
this state for:
  (1) A contract for conducting courses approved by  the  department  to
assist  foreign  trained  nurses  to qualify for a license as a LICENSED
PRACTICAL NURSE OR registered professional nurse in this state.
  (2) A contract for conducting refresher courses for residents of  this
state  who have been licensed as LICENSED PRACTICAL NURSES OR registered
professional nurses but who are not actively engaged in nursing.
  (3) A CONTRACT WITH PRIVATE  VOCATIONAL  EDUCATION  INSTITUTIONS  THAT
CERTIFY  MEDICAL  ASSISTANTS  OR  PATIENT  CARE  TECHNICIANS, TO CONDUCT
COURSES APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO QUALIFY PERSONS AS LICENSED  PRAC-
TICAL NURSES.
  2.  Enter  into a contract to expand the enrollment of any institution
of higher education incorporated within  this  state  or  any  voluntary
non-profit  hospital or municipal or county hospital incorporated within
this state providing either a regents' approved curriculum leading to  a
baccalaureate  degree  in  professional nursing or a regents' registered
program in professional nursing, by paying an agreed sum to the institu-

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

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