senate Bill S4468

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for distance learning for continuing education of home inspectors and hearing aid dispensers

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Actions

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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

Votes

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Jun 7, 2011 - Judiciary committee Vote

S4468
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4468 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7349
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

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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