senate Bill S2219A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes a demonstration program of physician assistant training in underserved areas by students of foreign institutions

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 12, 2013 amended on third reading 2219a
May 20, 2013 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2013 1st report cal.580
Jan 14, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 7, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S2219
14
1
committee
14
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S2219 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6545-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7609

S2219 - Summary

Establishes a demonstration program of physician assistant training in underserved areas by students of foreign institutions.

S2219 - Sponsor Memo

S2219 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2219

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- 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 establishing a  demon-
  stration  program of physician assistant training in underserved areas
  by students of foreign institutions, and providing for the  repeal  of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 6545-a
to read as follows:
  S 6545-A. DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM OF  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  TRAINING  IN
UNDERSERVED  AREAS  BY  STUDENTS OF FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS. 1. THE COMMIS-
SIONER SHALL CLASSIFY AS AN APPROVED PROGRAM FOR THE TRAINING OF  PHYSI-
CIAN  ASSISTANTS A PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES SUPERVISED CLINICAL TRAINING IN
AN UNDERSERVED AREA, AS DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  SIX  OF  SECTION  NINE
HUNDRED ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, AND CLASSROOM WORK PERFORMED AT AN
INSTITUTION  LOCATED  OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED STATES THAT HAS BEEN ACCRED-
ITED IN A MANNER ACCEPTABLE TO THE DEPARTMENT, PROVIDED THAT SUCH  CLIN-
ICAL  TRAINING  AND CLASSROOM WORK SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARAGRAPH
(E) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE  OF  THIS
CHAPTER.
  2.  THE  PURPOSE  OF APPROVING PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS TO
INCREASE ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
  S 2. The commissioner of education shall, within 180  days  after  the
effective  date  of  this  act, establish a process by which a classroom
work and clinical training program offered by  any  institution  located
outside  of  the  United  States  for  the purpose of training physician
assistants pursuant to section 6541 of the education law may be approved
for such purpose.
  S 3. The commissioner of education shall, within 180  days  after  the
effective date of this act, approve of an examination required of appli-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06206-01-3

S2219A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §6545-a, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7609

S2219A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes a demonstration program of physician assistant training in underserved areas by students of foreign institutions.

S2219A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2219A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2219--A
    Cal. No. 580

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 14, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  reported  favorably  from  said committee, ordered to first and second
  report, ordered to a third reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted,
  retaining its place in the order of third reading

AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to establishing a demon-
  stration program of physician assistant training in underserved  areas
  by  students  of foreign institutions, and providing for the repeal of
  such provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 6545-a
to read as follows:
  S  6545-A.  DEMONSTRATION  PROGRAM  OF PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT TRAINING IN
UNDERSERVED AREAS BY STUDENTS OF FOREIGN INSTITUTIONS.  1.  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  SHALL CLASSIFY AS AN APPROVED PROGRAM FOR THE TRAINING OF PHYSI-
CIAN ASSISTANTS A PROGRAM THAT INCLUDES SUPERVISED CLINICAL TRAINING  IN
AN  UNDERSERVED  AREA,  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION SIX OF SECTION NINE
HUNDRED ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW, AND CLASSROOM WORK PERFORMED AT AN
INSTITUTION LOCATED OUTSIDE OF THE UNITED  STATES,  PROVIDED  THAT  SUCH
CLINICAL  TRAINING  AND CLASSROOM WORK SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF PARA-
GRAPH (D) OF SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION SIXTY-FIVE HUNDRED FORTY-ONE  OF
THIS CHAPTER.
  2.  THE  PURPOSE  OF APPROVING PROGRAMS PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION IS TO
INCREASE ACCESS TO PRIMARY CARE IN UNDERSERVED AREAS.
  S 2. The commissioner of education shall, within 365  days  after  the
effective  date  of  this  act, establish a process by which a classroom
work and clinical training program offered by  any  institution  located
outside  of  the  United  States  for  the purpose of training physician
assistants pursuant to section 6541 of the education law may be approved
for such purpose.

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

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