assembly Bill A7108A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
May 23, 2013 print number 7108a
May 23, 2013 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
May 01, 2013 referred to higher education

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A7108 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4835
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A719, S4600, S6990
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A7108 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

A7108 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7108

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  making  technical
  changes to the podiatric scope of practice

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Section 7001 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
438 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  7001.  Definition  of  practice of podiatry. 1. The practice of the
profession of podiatry is defined as diagnosing, treating, operating and
prescribing for any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the
foot, THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING OR PRESCRIBING  FOR  CUTANEOUS
CONDITIONS OF THE ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY and
may  include  performing  physical  evaluations  in conjunction with the
provision of podiatric treatment. For the purposes of wound care  howev-
er,  the practice of podiatry shall include the treatment of such wounds
if they are [contiguous with] RELATED TO A  CONDITION  OF  THE  FOOT  OR
ANKLE  TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE wounds relat-
ing, originating or in the course of treatment of [a wound on] the  foot
OR  ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the podia-
tric scope of practice. Wound care shall not, however, extend beyond  to
the level ending at the distal tibial tuberosity. The practice of podia-
try may also include diagnosing, treating, operating and prescribing for
any  disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the ankle and soft
tissue of the leg below the tibial  tuberosity  if  the  podiatrist  has
obtained  an issuance of a privilege to perform podiatric standard ankle
surgery or advanced ankle surgery in accordance with section seven thou-
sand nine of this article PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH  PRIVILEGE  SHALL
NOT  BE  REQUIRED FOR THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING OR PRESCRIBING
FOR CUTANEOUS CONDITIONS OR WOUND CARE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL
TUBEROSITY OF THE ANKLE.   Podiatrists may treat  traumatic  open  wound

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10646-01-3

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Multi-Sponsors

A7108A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4835
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A719, S4600, S6990
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A7108A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

A7108A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7108--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               May 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW, SIMANOWITZ, WALTER -- Multi-Sponsored by
  --  M.  of A. CURRAN, RA -- read once and referred 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 making technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and  subdivi-
sion  2  as  amended  by chapter 438 of the laws of 2012, are amended to
read as follows:
  1. The practice of the profession of podiatry is defined  as  diagnos-
ing,  treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease, injury,
deformity or other condition of  the  foot,  THE  DIAGNOSING,  TREATING,
OPERATING  OR  PRESCRIBING  FOR CUTANEOUS CONDITIONS OF THE ANKLE TO THE
LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY, and may include performing  phys-
ical  evaluations  in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treat-
ment. For the purposes of wound care however, the practice  of  podiatry
shall include the treatment of such wounds if they are [contiguous with]
RELATED  TO  A CONDITION OF THE FOOT OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL
TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE wounds relating, originating or in  the  course
of  treatment  of  [a  wound  on]  the foot OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE
DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the podiatric scope of  practice.  Wound
care  shall  not,  however, extend beyond the level ending at the distal
tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may also include diagnosing,
treating, operating and prescribing for any disease,  injury,  deformity
or  other  condition  of  the ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the
tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privi-
lege to perform podiatric  standard  ankle  surgery  or  advanced  ankle
surgery  in accordance with section seven thousand nine of this article;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10646-02-3