senate Bill S2943

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Permits certain nurses and patients to exercise the authority under the existing nurse practice act for the provision of care at home

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jan 25, 2013 referred to higher education

S2943 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2274
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6908, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S5048, A7894

S2943 - Summary

Permits certain nurses and patients to exercise the authority under the existing nurse practice act for the provision of care at home.

S2943 - Sponsor Memo

S2943 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2943

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- 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 the provision of nurs-
  ing level care under a registered professional nurse's supervision

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

  Section  1.  Clause  (iii)  of paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section
6908 of the education law, as amended by chapter  160  of  the  laws  of
2003, is amended to read as follows:
  (iii)  the  providing  of  care  by  a person acting in the place of a
person exempt under clause (i) of this  paragraph,  but  who  does  hold
himself or herself out as one who accepts employment for performing such
care,  where  nursing  services  are under the instruction of a licensed
REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL nurse, or under the instruction of a patient  or
family or household member determined by a registered professional nurse
to  be self-directing and capable of providing such instruction, and any
remuneration is provided under section three hundred sixty-five-f of the
social services law OR FOR SERVICES UNDER AN ENTITY CERTIFIED,  APPROVED
OR LICENSED UNDER ARTICLE THIRTY-SIX OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW; or
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02575-01-3

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