Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Apr 30, 2014
referred to higher education
Assembly Bill A9455
2013-2014 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2013-A9455 (ACTIVE) - Details
2013-A9455 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 9455 I N A S S E M B L Y April 30, 2014 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. ORTIZ -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law, the general business law, the insur- ance law and the real property law, in relation to licensing of mili- tary spouses with out-of-state licenses in equivalent occupations THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 6501 of the education law, as amended by chapter 81 of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows: S 6501. Admission to a profession (licensing). Admission to practice of a profession in this state is accomplished by a license being issued to a qualified applicant by the education department. To qualify for a license an applicant shall meet the requirements prescribed in the arti- cle for the particular profession and shall meet the requirements prescribed in section 3-503 of the general obligations law; PROVIDED THAT, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY, ANY APPLI- CANT WHO IS THE SPOUSE OF A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED STATES, NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES MAY SUBMIT A SIGNED AFFIDAVIT TO ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE, STATING THAT THE ENTRIES IN THE APPLICATION ARE TRUE AND ACCURATE, AND THAT DOCUMENTATION HAS BEEN REQUESTED PROVIDING SATISFACTORY VERIFYING EVIDENCE OF LICENSURE TO PRACTICE AN EQUIVALENT OCCUPATION ISSUED BY ANY OTHER STATE, TERRITORY, PROTECTORATE OR DEPENDENCY OF THE UNITED STATES IN LIEU OF THE SUBMISSIONS REQUIRED BY THE ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER FOR THE PARTICULAR PROFESSION. THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL ISSUE A LICENSE BASED ON THE APPLICATION, PROVIDED THAT THE ENTRIES IN SUCH APPLICATION SHOW THAT SUCH LICENSE WAS GRANTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS WHICH WERE, IN THE JUDGEMENT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS, NOT LOWER THAN THOSE OF THIS STATE. IF THE BOARD FINDS REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THE APPLICANT FALSE- LY AFFIRMED OR STATED THAT THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED VERIFICATION FROM ANOTHER STATE OR STATES, THE BOARD MAY SUMMARILY SUSPEND THE LICENSE PENDING FURTHER ACTION TO DISCIPLINE OR REVOCATION OF THE LICENSE. S 2. The general business law is amended by adding a new article 2-A to read as follows: EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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