senate Bill S3880B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of licensed orientation and mobility specialists and vision rehabilitation therapists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 committed to rules
Jun 11, 2012 amended on third reading 3880c
Jun 11, 2012 vote reconsidered - restored to third reading
Jun 08, 2012 returned to senate
recalled from assembly
May 15, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 14, 2012 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2012 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2012 1st report cal.726
Apr 18, 2012 reported and committed to finance
Jan 09, 2012 print number 3880b
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 17, 2011 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 04, 2011 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2011 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2011 1st report cal.421
Apr 12, 2011 reported and committed to finance
Apr 04, 2011 print number 3880a
amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 08, 2011 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 8, 2012 - Finance committee Vote

S3880B
34
0
committee
34
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 18, 2012 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3880B
16
1
committee
16
Aye
1
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Apr 18, 2012

nay (1)
excused (1)

May 2, 2011 - Finance committee Vote

S3880A
28
0
committee
28
Aye
0
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 12, 2011 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3880A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

Original
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B
C (Active)
Original
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B
C (Active)

S3880 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8800 - 8808, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1262B

S3880 - Summary

Provides for the licensing of licensed orientation and mobility specialists and vision rehabilitation therapists.

S3880 - Sponsor Memo

S3880 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3880

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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  the  licensing  of
  orientation and mobility specialists and rehabilitation therapists

  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 article 167 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 167
                     VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES
SECTION 8800. INTRODUCTION.
        8801. DEFINITIONS.
        8802. USE OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  ORIENTATION  AND  MOBILITY
                SPECIALISTS" AND "VISION REHABILITATION THERAPISTS".
        8803. STATE BOARD FOR VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES.
        8804. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8805. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8806. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8807. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8808. SEPARABILITY.
  S 8800. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
REHABILITATION  SERVICES,  AND  PROVIDES  FOR  THE LICENSING OF LICENSED
ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALISTS AND  VISION  REHABILITATION  THERA-
PISTS.  THE  GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE
ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 8801. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. THE PRACTICE OF "ORIENTATION AND  MOBILITY  TRAINING"  SHALL  MEAN:
(A)  THE  ASSESSMENT  OF  INDIVIDUAL  NEEDS  OF PERSONS WHO ARE VISUALLY
IMPAIRED FOR SKILLS TRAINING IN METHODS OF SAFE MOVEMENT AND IN  STRATE-
GIES  TO  GATHER REQUIRED ENVIRONMENTAL AND SPATIAL INFORMATION; (B) THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09759-02-1

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S3880A - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8800 - 8808, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1262B

S3880A - Summary

Provides for the licensing of licensed orientation and mobility specialists and vision rehabilitation therapists.

S3880A - Sponsor Memo

S3880A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3880--A

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  the  licensing  of
  orientation and mobility specialists and rehabilitation therapists

  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 article 167 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 167
                     VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES
SECTION 8800. INTRODUCTION.
        8801. DEFINITIONS.
        8802. USE OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  ORIENTATION  AND  MOBILITY
                SPECIALISTS" AND "VISION REHABILITATION THERAPISTS".
        8803. STATE BOARD FOR VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES.
        8804. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8805. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8806. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8807. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8808. SEPARABILITY.
  S 8800. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
REHABILITATION  SERVICES,  AND  PROVIDES  FOR  THE LICENSING OF LICENSED
ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALISTS AND  VISION  REHABILITATION  THERA-
PISTS.  THE  GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE
ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 8801. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. THE PRACTICE OF "ORIENTATION AND  MOBILITY  TRAINING"  SHALL  MEAN:
(A)  THE  ASSESSMENT  OF  INDIVIDUAL  NEEDS  OF PERSONS WHO ARE VISUALLY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09759-04-1

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S3880B - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8800 - 8808, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1262B

S3880B - Summary

Provides for the licensing of licensed orientation and mobility specialists and vision rehabilitation therapists.

S3880B - Sponsor Memo

S3880B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3880--B

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced   by  Sens.  GRIFFO,  BONACIC,  ESPAILLAT,  HASSELL-THOMPSON,
  MARTINS, MAZIARZ, O'MARA,  OPPENHEIMER,  RITCHIE  --  read  twice  and
  ordered  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on
  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- 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, in relation to the licensing of
  orientation and mobility specialists and rehabilitation therapists

  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 article 167 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 167
                     VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES
SECTION 8800. INTRODUCTION.
        8801. DEFINITIONS.
        8802. USE  OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  ORIENTATION  AND MOBILITY
                SPECIALISTS" AND "VISION REHABILITATION THERAPISTS".
        8803. STATE BOARD FOR VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES.
        8804. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8805. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8806. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8807. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8808. SEPARABILITY.
  S 8800. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
REHABILITATION SERVICES, AND PROVIDES  FOR  THE  LICENSING  OF  LICENSED
ORIENTATION  AND  MOBILITY  SPECIALISTS AND VISION REHABILITATION THERA-
PISTS. THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED  IN  ARTICLE
ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09759-06-1

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S3880C (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 167 §§8800 - 8808, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1262B

S3880C (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of licensed orientation and mobility specialists and vision rehabilitation therapists.

S3880C (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3880C (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3880--C
    Cal. No. 726

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 8, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced   by   Sens.   GRIFFO,   BONACIC,   DeFRANCISCO,   ESPAILLAT,
  HASSELL-THOMPSON,  LARKIN,  MARTINS,  MAZIARZ,  O'MARA,   OPPENHEIMER,
  RITCHIE  --  read  twice  and  ordered printed, and when printed to be
  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher   Education   --   committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said committee -- 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  --  reported  favorably  from said committee and committed to the
  Committee on  Finance  --  reported  favorably  from  said  committee,
  ordered to first and second report, ordered to a third reading, passed
  by  Senate and delivered to the Assembly, recalled, vote reconsidered,
  restored to third reading, amended and  ordered  reprinted,  retaining
  its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the licensing of
  orientation and mobility specialists and rehabilitation therapists

  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 article 167 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 167
                     VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES
SECTION 8800. INTRODUCTION.
        8801. DEFINITIONS.
        8802. USE  OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  ORIENTATION  AND MOBILITY
                SPECIALISTS" AND "VISION REHABILITATION THERAPISTS".
        8803. STATE BOARD FOR VISION REHABILITATION SERVICES.
        8804. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8805. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8806. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8807. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8808. SEPARABILITY.
  S 8800. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
REHABILITATION SERVICES, AND PROVIDES  FOR  THE  LICENSING  OF  LICENSED

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