senate Bill S3459

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to licensing and registration for funeral directors

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Jan 08, 2014 referred to health
Feb 04, 2013 referred to health

S3459 - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd ยงยง3421 & 3429, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in 2011-2012 Legislative Session:
S4130

S3459 - Summary

Relates to licensing and registration for funeral directors; permits persons lawfully admitted to the US to take the licensing exam; provides that accredited schools do not have to get prior approval for continuing education courses.

S3459 - Sponsor Memo

S3459 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3459

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 4, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GOLDEN -- 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  licensing  and
  registration for funeral directors

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  2  of  section  3421  of  the
public  health  law,  as  amended by chapter 534 of the laws of 1983, is
amended to read as follows:
  (a) is a citizen of the United States or [an alien  lawfully  admitted
for permanent residence] HAS LAWFUL ENTRY in the United States;
  S 2. Subdivision 1 of section 3429 of the public health law is amended
by adding a new paragraph (f) to read as follows:
  (F)  "ACCREDITED SCHOOL" MEANS A POSTSECONDARY EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTION
AND PROGRAMS THAT ARE ACCREDITED  BY  AN  ACCREDITING  AGENCY  OR  STATE
APPROVAL  AGENCY  RECOGNIZED BY THE UNITED STATES SECRETARY OF EDUCATION
AS A "RELIABLE AUTHORITY AS TO THE QUALITY OF  POSTSECONDARY  EDUCATION"
WITHIN  THE  MEANING  OF  THE  HIGHER  EDUCATION ACT OF 1965, AS AMENDED
(HEA).
  S 3. Paragraph (b) of subdivision 4 of  section  3429  of  the  public
health  law,  as added by chapter 529 of the laws of 2000, is amended to
read as follows:
  (b) A registered provider which is required to obtain  prior  approval
of  courses shall submit to the department a written description of each
course for which approval is requested, at least sixty days prior to the
first date the course is to be  offered.  If  the  department  does  not
disapprove  the proposed course within ninety days of its receipt of the
written description and  request  for  approval,  the  course  shall  be
considered  approved  provisionally  for  six  months. Following the six
months of provisional approval, the department may make a final determi-
nation disapproving  the  course.  Notwithstanding  such  determination,

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08046-01-3

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