senate Bill S6092B

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensure of rehabilitation counselors by the department of education

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  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2012 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1473
committee discharged and committed to rules
Mar 23, 2012 print number 6092b
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 13, 2012 print number 6092a
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2012 referred to higher education

S6092 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A967C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 152 §§7550 - 7559, Ed L

S6092 - Summary

Provides for the licensure of rehabilitation counselors who treat emotional, cognitive and other disorders, by the department of education; provides for the establishment of a state board therefor; exempts certain persons.

S6092 - Sponsor Memo

S6092 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6092

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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 requiring licensing of
  rehabilitation counselors

  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 152 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 152
                        REHABILITATION COUNSELING
SECTION 7550. INTRODUCTION.
        7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING".
        7552. PRACTICE  OF  REHABILITATION  COUNSELING  AND  USE  OF THE
                TITLES "REHABILITATION COUNSELOR" AND "LICENSED REHABIL-
                ITATION COUNSELOR".
        7553. STATE BOARD FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING.
        7554. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        7555. LIMITED PERMITS.
        7556. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        7557. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        7558. SEPARABILITY.
  S 7550. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF  REHA-
BILITATION  COUNSELING.  THE  GENERAL  PROVISIONS  FOR  ALL  PROFESSIONS
CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS  TITLE  SHALL  APPLY  TO
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING". THE
PRACTICE  OF THE PROFESSION OF REHABILITATION COUNSELING IS DEFINED AS A
SYSTEMATIC PROCESS WHICH ASSISTS PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL, MENTAL, DEVELOP-
MENTAL, COGNITIVE, AND EMOTIONAL DISABILITIES TO ACHIEVE THEIR PERSONAL,
CAREER, AND INDEPENDENT LIVING GOALS  IN  THE  MOST  INTEGRATED  SETTING
POSSIBLE  THROUGH  THE  APPLICATION OF THE COUNSELING PROCESS. THE COUN-
SELING PROCESS INVOLVES  COMMUNICATION,  GOAL  SETTING,  AND  BENEFICIAL
GROWTH  OR  CHANGE  THROUGH  SELF-ADVOCACY,  PSYCHOLOGICAL,  VOCATIONAL,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

S6092A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A967C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 152 §§7550 - 7559, Ed L

S6092A - Summary

Provides for the licensure of rehabilitation counselors who treat emotional, cognitive and other disorders, by the department of education; provides for the establishment of a state board therefor; exempts certain persons.

S6092A - Sponsor Memo

S6092A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6092--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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 requiring licensing of
  rehabilitation counselors

  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 152 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 152
                        REHABILITATION COUNSELING
SECTION 7550. INTRODUCTION.
        7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING".
        7552. PRACTICE  OF  REHABILITATION  COUNSELING  AND  USE  OF THE
                TITLES "REHABILITATION COUNSELOR" AND "LICENSED REHABIL-
                ITATION COUNSELOR".
        7553. STATE BOARD FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING.
        7554. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        7555. LIMITED PERMITS.
        7556. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        7557. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        7558. SEPARABILITY.
  S 7550. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF  REHA-
BILITATION  COUNSELING.  THE  GENERAL  PROVISIONS  FOR  ALL  PROFESSIONS
CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS  TITLE  SHALL  APPLY  TO
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING". THE
PRACTICE  OF THE PROFESSION OF REHABILITATION COUNSELING IS DEFINED AS A
SYSTEMATIC PROCESS WHICH ASSISTS PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL, MENTAL, DEVELOP-
MENTAL, COGNITIVE, AND EMOTIONAL DISABILITIES TO ACHIEVE THEIR PERSONAL,
CAREER, AND INDEPENDENT LIVING GOALS  IN  THE  MOST  INTEGRATED  SETTING
POSSIBLE  THROUGH  THE  APPLICATION OF THE COUNSELING PROCESS. THE COUN-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

Co-Sponsors

S6092B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A967C
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 152 §§7550 - 7559, Ed L

S6092B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensure of rehabilitation counselors who treat emotional, cognitive and other disorders, by the department of education; provides for the establishment of a state board therefor; exempts certain persons.

S6092B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6092B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 6092--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 4, 2012
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  DeFRANCISCO -- 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 -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to requiring licensing of
  rehabilitation counselors

  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 152 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 152
                        REHABILITATION COUNSELING
SECTION 7550. INTRODUCTION.
        7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING".
        7552. PRACTICE OF  REHABILITATION  COUNSELING  AND  USE  OF  THE
                TITLES "REHABILITATION COUNSELOR" AND "LICENSED REHABIL-
                ITATION COUNSELOR".
        7553. STATE BOARD FOR REHABILITATION COUNSELING.
        7554. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        7555. LIMITED PERMITS.
        7556. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        7557. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        7558. MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION.
        7559. SEPARABILITY.
  S  7550. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF REHA-
BILITATION  COUNSELING.  THE  GENERAL  PROVISIONS  FOR  ALL  PROFESSIONS
CONTAINED  IN  ARTICLE  ONE  HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO
THIS ARTICLE.
  S 7551. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF "REHABILITATION COUNSELING". THE
PRACTICE OF THE PROFESSION OF REHABILITATION COUNSELING IS DEFINED AS  A
SYSTEMATIC PROCESS WHICH ASSISTS PERSONS WITH PHYSICAL, MENTAL, DEVELOP-
MENTAL, COGNITIVE, AND EMOTIONAL DISABILITIES TO ACHIEVE THEIR PERSONAL,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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