|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 04, 2012||referred to judiciary|
|Jun 24, 2011||committed to rules|
|Jun 14, 2011||advanced to third reading|
|Jun 13, 2011||2nd report cal.|
|Jun 07, 2011||1st report cal.1077|
|Apr 06, 2011||referred to judiciary|
senate Bill S4468
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4468 - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Law Section:
- Real Property Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §444-f, RP L; amd §794, Gen Bus L
S4468 - Summary
Provides for distance learning for continuing education of home inspectors and hearing aid dispensers.
S4468 - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4468 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the real property law and the general business in relation to the approval of distance learning courses for continuing education PURPOSE OF BILL: This proposal would permit on-line and distance learning for home inspector and hearing aid dispenser continuing education courses. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill would amend Real Property Law §444-f(1) to permit the Secretary of State to approve distance learning courses for home inspector continuing education courses. Section two of the bill would amend General Business Law §794(1) to permit the Secretary of State to approve distance learning courses for hearing aid dispenser continuing education courses. Section three sets an immediate effective date.
S4468 - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4468 2011-2012 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 6, 2011 ___________ Introduced by Sen. O'MARA -- (at request of the Department of State) -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Judiciary AN ACT to amend the real property law and the general business in relation to the approval of distance learning courses for continuing education THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 444-f of the real property law, as amended by chapter 225 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows: 1. Home inspector licenses and renewals thereof shall be issued for a period of two years, except that the secretary may, in order to stagger the expiration date thereof, provide that those licenses first issued or renewed after the effective date of this section shall expire or become void on a date fixed by the secretary, not sooner than six months nor later than twenty-nine months after the date of issue. No renewal of a license shall be issued unless the applicant has successfully completed a course of continuing education approved by the secretary, in consulta- tion with the council. THE SECRETARY MAY APPROVE COMPUTER-BASED AND DISTANCE-LEARNING COURSES SO LONG AS, IN HIS OR HER JUDGMENT, PROVIDERS SATISFACTORILY DEMONSTRATE THE ABILITY TO MONITOR AND VERIFY PARTIC- IPATION BY THE APPLICANT FOR THE SPECIFIED TIME PERIOD. NOTWITHSTANDING THE FOREGOING AUTHORITY TO APPROVE COMPUTER-BASED AND DISTANCE-LEARNING COURSES, THE SECRETARY MAY PRESCRIBE THAT SPECIFIED SUBJECTS OR HOURS MUST BE PRESENTED IN A CLASSROOM SETTING. S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 794 of the general business law, as amended by chapter 301 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: 1. Prior to the expiration of a certificate of registration and as a condition of renewal, each hearing aid dispenser registered pursuant to EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD09430-01-1
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