senate Bill S3756A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Authorizes optometrists and ophthalmic dispensers to establish limited liability companies

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2014 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions
Apr 23, 2013 print number 3756a
amend (t) and recommit to corporations, authorities and commissions
Feb 13, 2013 referred to corporations, authorities and commissions

S3756 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1384A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Limited Liability Company Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1503, BC L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L; amd §2801, Pub Health L; amd §§6530, 6509-a & 6531, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2932A, A58A
2009-2010: S3101, A5879

S3756 - Summary

Authorizes optometrists and ophthalmic dispensers to establish limited liability companies.

S3756 - Sponsor Memo

S3756 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  3756

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Author-
  ities and Commissions

AN ACT to amend the business  corporation  law,  the  limited  liability
  company  law  and  the  partnership  law,  in  relation to authorizing
  certain health care providers to form professional service entities

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph (a) of section 1503 of the business corporation
law, as amended by chapter 550 of the laws of 2011, is amended  to  read
as follows:
  (a)  Notwithstanding  any other provision of law, one or more individ-
uals duly authorized by law to  render  the  same  professional  service
within  the state may organize, or cause to be organized, a professional
service corporation for pecuniary profit  under  this  article  for  the
purpose  of  rendering  the same professional service, [except] PROVIDED
that one or more individuals duly authorized by law to practice  profes-
sional engineering, architecture, landscape architecture or land survey-
ing  within  the state may organize, or cause to be organized, a profes-
sional service corporation or a design professional service  corporation
for  pecuniary  profit  under  this article for the purpose of rendering
such professional services as such individuals are authorized  to  prac-
tice,  AND, FURTHER, PROVIDED THAT ONE OR MORE INDIVIDUALS DULY LICENSED
BY LAW TO PRACTICE MEDICINE AND WHO ARE CERTIFIED BY THE AMERICAN  BOARD
OF  OPHTHALMOLOGY, AND INDIVIDUALS LICENSED BY LAW TO PRACTICE OPTOMETRY
AND/OR OPHTHALMIC DISPENSING WITHIN THE STATE MAY ORGANIZE, OR CAUSE  TO
BE  ORGANIZED,  A  PROFESSIONAL SERVICE CORPORATION FOR PECUNIARY PROFIT
UNDER THIS ARTICLE FOR THE PURPOSE OF RENDERING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES AS
SUCH INDIVIDUALS ARE AUTHORIZED TO PRACTICE.
  S 2. Section 1529 of the business corporation law, as amended by chap-
ter 576 of the laws of 1994, is amended to read as follows:

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03534-01-3

S3756A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1384A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Limited Liability Company Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1503, BC L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L; amd §2801, Pub Health L; amd §§6530, 6509-a & 6531, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: S2932A, A58A
2009-2010: S3101, A5879

S3756A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes optometrists and ophthalmic dispensers to establish limited liability companies.

S3756A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3756A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 3756--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RANZENHOFER -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Corporations, Author-
  ities and Commissions -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the limited liability company law, the business corpo-
  ration law, the partnership law, the public health law and the  educa-
  tion  law,  in  relation to authorizing ophthamologists and ophthalmic
  dispensing practices to form limited liability companies

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  (a) of section 1203 of the limited liability
company law, as separately amended by chapters 420 and 676 of  the  laws
of 2002, is amended to read as follows:
  (a)  Notwithstanding  the education law or any other provision of law,
one or more professionals each of whom is authorized by law to render  a
professional  service within the state, or one or more professionals, at
least one of whom is authorized by law to render a professional  service
within  the  state,  may  form,  or  cause  to be formed, a professional
service limited liability company for pecuniary profit under this  arti-
cle for the purpose of rendering the professional service or services as
such professionals are authorized to practice. With respect to a profes-
sional  service  limited  liability  company  formed  to provide medical
services as such services are defined in article 131  of  the  education
law,  each  member  of  such  limited liability company must be licensed
pursuant to article 131 of the education law  to  practice  medicine  in
this  state.  With  respect  to a professional service limited liability
company formed to provide dental services as such services  are  defined
in article 133 of the education law, each member of such limited liabil-
ity  company  must  be licensed pursuant to article 133 of the education
law to practice dentistry in this state. With respect to a  professional
service  limited liability company formed to provide veterinary services

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD03534-06-3

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