senate Bill S3401

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to the unlicensed practice of massage therapy and authorizes municipalities to permit massage therapy at street fairs

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Feb 01, 2013 referred to higher education

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S3401 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6512, 6513 & 7802 & 7804, Ed L; add §86-b, Gen Muni L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S6072B

S3401 - Summary

Relates to the unlicensed practice of massage therapy and authorizes municipalities to permit massage therapy at street fairs and public parks.

S3401 - Sponsor Memo

S3401 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3401

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 1, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. ADDABBO -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law and  the  general  municipal  law,  in
  relation to the practice of massage therapy

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 6512  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 689 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Anyone  who knowingly aids or abets [three] ONE or more unlicensed
persons to practice a profession or employs  or  holds  such  unlicensed
persons  out  as  being  able  to  practice in any profession in which a
license is a prerequisite to the practice of the acts, or who  knowingly
aids  or abets [three] ONE or more persons to practice any profession as
exempt persons during the time when the professional  licenses  of  such
persons are suspended, revoked or annulled, shall be guilty of a class E
felony.
  S  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 6513 of the education law, as added by
chapter 687 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Anyone who knowingly aids or abets [three] ONE or more persons  not
authorized  to  use a professional title regulated by this title, to use
such professional title,  or  knowingly  employs  [three]  ONE  or  more
persons  not  authorized  to  use a professional title regulated by this
title, who use such professional title in the course of such employment,
shall be guilty of a class E felony.
  S 3. Section 7802 of the education law, as amended by chapter  230  of
the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows:
  S  7802.  Practice  of  massage  therapy  and  use of title "masseur",
"masseuse" or "massage therapist" or  the  term  "massage"  or  "massage
therapy". 1. Only a person licensed or authorized pursuant to this chap-
ter shall practice massage therapy and only a person licensed under this
article  shall  use  the  title "masseur", "masseuse" or "massage thera-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08290-01-3

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