senate Bill S2947

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Requires clinical education in pain management and palliative care

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1123
Jan 25, 2013 referred to health

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Health committee Vote

S2947
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1
committee
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Aye
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Nay
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Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
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Excused
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Health Committee Vote: Jun 4, 2013

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S2947 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 28-F ยง2900, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S7329

S2947 - Summary

Requires clinical education every four years in pain management and palliative care for health care professionals practicing in the state; provides exemptions.

S2947 - Sponsor Memo

S2947 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2947

                       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 Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to clinical education
  in pain management and palliative care

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

  Section  1.  The  public health law is amended by adding a new article
28-F to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 28-F
                   PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE
SECTION 2900. CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE.
  S 2900. CLINICAL EDUCATION IN PAIN MANAGEMENT AND PALLIATIVE CARE.  1.
EVERY HEALTH CARE PROFESSIONAL PRACTICING IN THE STATE SHALL, EVERY FOUR
YEARS  COMPLETE  COURSE  WORK  OR TRAINING REGARDING PAIN MANAGEMENT AND
PALLIATIVE CARE, APPROPRIATE TO THE PROFESSIONAL'S PRACTICE, APPROVED BY
THE DEPARTMENT IN ACCORDANCE WITH STANDARDS PROMULGATED BY  THE  COMMIS-
SIONER  IN CONSULTATION WITH THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCATION; AND SO DOCU-
MENT COMPLETION TO THE DEPARTMENT.   AS USED IN  THIS  SECTION,  "HEALTH
CARE  PROFESSIONAL"  MEANS A PERSON LICENSED, REGISTERED OR CERTIFIED TO
PRACTICE A HEALTH CARE PROFESSION UNDER TITLE EIGHT OF THE EDUCATION LAW
THAT IS DESIGNATED BY REGULATION OF THE COMMISSIONER UNDER THIS SECTION.
THE COMMISSIONER SHALL, BY REGULATION, DESIGNATE AREAS  OF  PRACTICE  OR
SPECIALTY WITHIN A PROFESSION THAT ARE EXEMPT FROM THIS SECTION.
  2.  THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FROM THIS REQUIREMENT TO
ANYONE WHO REQUESTS SUCH  AN  EXEMPTION  AND  WHO  DEMONSTRATES  TO  THE
DEPARTMENT'S SATISFACTION THAT:
  (A) THERE WOULD BE NO NEED FOR HIM OR HER TO COMPLETE SUCH COURSE WORK
OR TRAINING BECAUSE OF THE NATURE, AREA OR SPECIALTY OF HIS OR HER PRAC-
TICE, OR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05030-01-3

S. 2947                             2

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