senate Bill S3131A

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by duly licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Sep 27, 2013 tabled
vetoed memo.215
Sep 16, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1555
substituted for s3131a
Jun 20, 2013 substituted by a5940c
ordered to third reading cal.1555
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 17, 2013 amended by restoring to previous print 3131a
Jun 13, 2013 print number 3131a
amend and recommit to labor
Jun 14, 2013 print number 3131b
amend and recommit to labor
Jan 30, 2013 referred to labor

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B
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A (Active)
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S3131 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5940C
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S3131 - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S3131 - Sponsor Memo

S3131 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3131

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law,  in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section 1. The workers' compensation law is amended by  adding  a  new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S  13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED ACUPUNCTURISTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION:  (A)  THE  TERM
"ACUPUNCTURIST"  SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AND REGISTERED
AS A LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
AND
  (B) THE TERM "CHAIR" SHALL MEAN THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE STATE BOARD  OF
ACUPUNCTURE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2.  (A)  AN  INJURED  EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MAKE
SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY  BE  TREATED
BY  AN  ACUPUNCTURIST AUTHORIZED BY THE CHAIR TO RENDER ACUPUNCTURE CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE
PROFESSION OF ACUPUNCTURE AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  MEDICAL  BUREAUS,  MEDICAL  CENTERS JOINTLY OPERATED BY LABOR AND
MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVES, HOSPITALS AND HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZA-
TIONS, AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN-C
OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  MAY  PROVIDE  ACUPUNCTURE  SERVICES  WHEN  REQUIRED,
PROVIDED SUCH CARE IS RENDERED BY AN ACUPUNCTURIST AS REQUIRED  BY  THIS
SECTION.
  (C)  AN ACUPUNCTURIST RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL
MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND  ACUPUNCTURE  TREATMENT,
AND  SUCH  RECORDS  OR  REPORTS  SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE CHAIR ON SUCH
FORMS AND AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.

Co-Sponsors

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5940C
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3131A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3131--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MARTINS, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law,  in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section 1. The workers' compensation law is amended by  adding  a  new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S  13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED ACUPUNCTURISTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES  OF  THIS  SECTION:  (A)  THE  TERM
"ACUPUNCTURIST"  SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AND REGISTERED
AS A LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
AND
  (B) THE TERM "CHAIR" SHALL MEAN THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE STATE BOARD  OF
ACUPUNCTURE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2.  (A)  AN  INJURED  EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MAKE
SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY  BE  TREATED
BY  AN  ACUPUNCTURIST AUTHORIZED BY THE CHAIR TO RENDER ACUPUNCTURE CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE
PROFESSION OF ACUPUNCTURE AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  MEDICAL  BUREAUS,  MEDICAL  CENTERS JOINTLY OPERATED BY LABOR AND
MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVES, HOSPITALS AND HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZA-
TIONS, AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN-C
OF  THIS  ARTICLE,  MAY  PROVIDE  ACUPUNCTURE  SERVICES  WHEN  REQUIRED,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07830-03-3

Co-Sponsors

S3131B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5940C
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S3131B - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S3131B - Sponsor Memo

S3131B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3131--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 30, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. MARTINS, SAVINO -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor --  commit-
  tee  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recom-
  mitted to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law, in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section  1.  The  workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S 13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR  CERTI-
FIED  ACUPUNCTURISTS.  1.  FOR  PURPOSES  OF  THIS SECTION: (A) THE TERM
"ACUPUNCTURIST" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AND  REGISTERED
AS A LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE
EDUCATION  LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION THREE OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE  EDUCATION  LAW;
AND
  (B)  THE TERM "CHAIR" SHALL MEAN THE CHAIRPERSON OF THE STATE BOARD OF
ACUPUNCTURE PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  2. (A) AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHICH  MAKE
SUCH  AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY BE TREATED,
UPON THE REFERRAL  OF  AN  AUTHORIZED  PHYSICIAN,  BY  AN  ACUPUNCTURIST
AUTHORIZED  BY  THE  CHAIR  TO  RENDER ACUPUNCTURE CARE PURSUANT TO THIS
SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF  THE  PROFESSION  OF
ACUPUNCTURE  AS DEFINED IN SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED
ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B) MEDICAL BUREAUS, MEDICAL CENTERS JOINTLY  OPERATED  BY  LABOR  AND
MANAGEMENT  REPRESENTATIVES,  HOSPITALS AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZA-
TIONS, AUTHORIZED TO PROVIDE MEDICAL CARE PURSUANT TO SECTION THIRTEEN-C

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07830-04-3

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