senate Bill S2954

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing and regulation of the profession of reflexology

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

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S2954 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5329
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 155-A §§7850 - 7857, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S7273, A2099A
2009-2010: A10076

S2954 - Summary

Provides for the licensing and regulation of the profession of reflexology.

S2954 - Sponsor Memo

S2954 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2954

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. LATIMER -- 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  licensing  and
  regulation of the profession of reflexology

  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 article  155-A
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 155-A
                               REFLEXOLOGY
SECTION 7850. INTRODUCTION.
        7851. DEFINITIONS.
        7852. PRACTICE OF REFLEXOLOGY AND USE OF TITLE "REFLEXOLOGIST".
        7853. STATE BOARD FOR REFLEXOLOGY.
        7854. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        7855. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        7856. LIMITED PERMITS.
        7857. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  S  7850.  INTRODUCTION.  THIS  ARTICLE  APPLIES  TO  THE PROFESSION OF
REFLEXOLOGY. THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR  ALL  PROFESSIONS  CONTAINED  IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S 7851. DEFINITIONS. AS USED IN THIS ARTICLE THE FOLLOWING TERMS SHALL
HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1.  "BOARD"  MEANS  THE STATE BOARD FOR REFLEXOLOGY CREATED BY SECTION
SEVENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FIFTY-THREE OF THIS ARTICLE.
  2. "PRACTITIONER" MEANS A PERSON WHO PRACTICES REFLEXOLOGY FOR COMPEN-
SATION AND WHO HOLDS CURRENT CERTIFICATION FROM AN  ENTITY  APPROVED  BY
THE COMMISSIONER.
  3. "REFLEXOLOGY" MEANS THE SYSTEMATIC APPLICATION OF ALTERNATING PRES-
SURE  BY THE USE OF A PRACTITIONER'S HANDS, THUMBS AND FINGERS TO REFLEX
POINTS ON AN INDIVIDUAL'S HANDS, FEET, FACE OR EARS,  USING  ALTERNATING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04144-03-3

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