Senate Bill S3145

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to certification as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS)

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  • Introduced
    • In Committee Assembly
    • In Committee Senate
    • On Floor Calendar Assembly
    • On Floor Calendar Senate
    • Passed Assembly
    • Passed Senate
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed By Governor

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2013-S3145 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A826
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6911, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A11423
2011-2012: S522, A2992

2013-S3145 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to certification as a clinical nurse specialist (CNS).

2013-S3145 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

2013-S3145 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3145

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. KRUEGER -- 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  certification  as  a
  clinical nurse specialist (CNS)

  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  section  6911
to read as follows:
  S  6911.  CERTIFICATION  AS A CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST (CNS).  1. FOR
ISSUANCE OF A CERTIFICATE TO PRACTICE AS  A  CLINICAL  NURSE  SPECIALIST
UNDER  SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE, THE APPLI-
CANT SHALL FULFILL THE FOLLOWING REQUIREMENTS:
  (A) FILE AN APPLICATION WITH THE DEPARTMENT;
  (B) BE LICENSED AS A REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE IN THIS STATE;
  (C) (I) HAVE SATISFACTORILY COMPLETED AN  EDUCATIONAL  PROGRAM  REGIS-
TERED  BY  THE  DEPARTMENT INCLUDING A MASTER'S OR DOCTORAL DEGREE, OR A
POST-MASTER'S CERTIFICATE FROM A PROGRAM ACCEPTABLE  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT
WHICH  PREPARES GRADUATES TO PRACTICE AS CNSS AND WHICH IS ACCREDITED BY
A NATIONAL NURSING ACCREDITED BODY ACCEPTABLE  TO  THE  DEPARTMENT,  AND
(II) MEETS ALL OTHER REQUIREMENTS ESTABLISHED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO PRAC-
TICE  AS A CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST, OR (III) HAVE RECEIVED EDUCATIONAL
PREPARATION DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT TO BE  THE  SUBSTANTIAL  EQUIV-
ALENT OF SUBPARAGRAPHS (I) AND (II) OF THIS PARAGRAPH; AND
  (D)  PAY  A  FEE  TO  THE DEPARTMENT OF FIFTY DOLLARS FOR EACH INITIAL
CERTIFICATE AUTHORIZING CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST PRACTICE AND A  TRIEN-
NIAL REGISTRATION FEE OF THIRTY DOLLARS. REGISTRATION UNDER THIS SECTION
SHALL  BE  COTERMINOUS WITH THE CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST'S REGISTRATION
AS A PROFESSIONAL NURSE.
  2. ONLY A PERSON CERTIFIED UNDER THIS  SECTION  SHALL  USE  THE  TITLE
"CLINICAL NURSE SPECIALIST" OR THE DESIGNATION "CNS".

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD00946-01-3

              

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