senate Bill S2897

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Repeals certain requirements for sponsors of learning activities which contribute to continuing education for occupational therapists; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 09, 2013 signed chap.18
Mar 28, 2013 delivered to governor
Mar 13, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.171
substituted for s2897
Mar 13, 2013 substituted by a1049
Mar 07, 2013 advanced to third reading
Mar 06, 2013 2nd report cal.
Mar 05, 2013 1st report cal.171
Jan 24, 2013 referred to higher education

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S2897 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1049
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld ยง7908 sub 7, Ed L

S2897 - Bill Texts

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Repeals certain requirements for sponsors of learning activities which contribute to mandatory continuing competency requirements for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.

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BILL NUMBER:S2897

TITLE OF BILL: An act to repeal subdivision 7 of section 7908 of the
education law, relating to requirements for sponsors of learning activ-
ities which contribute to mandatory continuing competency requirements
for occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants

PURPOSE: This bill is a chapter amendment to Chapter 444 of the Laws of
2012.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS:

Section 1. Repeals subdivision 7 of section 7908 of the education law.

Section 2. Sets for the effective date.

JUSTIFICATION: In 2012, legislation was passed that established contin-
uing education requirements for occupational therapists and occupational
therapy assistant.

That legislation contained a provision regarding national, state and
local professional associations and other organizations or parties
acceptable to the department who wish to become sponsors of learning
activities. Specifically, that bill contained a provision that required
a potential sponsor to submit a $900 fee to the State Education Depart-
ment along with their application for sponsorship.

This chapter amendment removes that provision.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None to the State.

EFFECTIVE DATE: This act shall take effect on the same date and in the
same manner as section 1 of Chapter 444 of the Laws of 2012 takes
effect.

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

                                  2897

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 24, 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 repeal subdivision 7 of section 7908  of  the  education  law,
  relating  to  requirements  for  sponsors of learning activities which
  contribute to mandatory continuing competency requirements for occupa-
  tional therapists and occupational therapy assistants

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  7  of  section  7908 of the education law is
REPEALED.
  S 2. This act shall take effect on the  same  date  and  in  the  same
manner as chapter 444 of the laws of 2012 takes effect.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04912-01-3

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