senate Bill S4024

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Regulates occupational therapy assistants, state board for occupational therapy, license requirements and exceptions; repealer

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  • Introduced
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May 13, 2014 reported and committed to finance
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
May 07, 2013 reported and committed to finance
reported and committed to finance
Mar 05, 2013 referred to higher education

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May 13, 2014 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4024
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 7, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4024
18
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committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S4024 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5664
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7902-a & 7904-a, amd §§7903, 7906 & 7907, rpld §7906 sub 7, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5664
2011-2012: S4024
2009-2010: S6963

S4024 - Summary

Regulates occupational therapy assistants; adds one licensed occupational therapy assistant to the state board for occupational therapy; establishes license requirements and exceptions.

S4024 - Sponsor Memo

S4024 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 4024                                                  A. 5664

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                              March 5, 2013
                               ___________

IN SENATE -- Introduced by Sen. LAVALLE -- read twice and ordered print-
  ed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Educa-
  tion

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  occupational  therapy
  assistants, the state board for occupational therapy, license require-
  ments,  and  exceptions;  and repealing certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

  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 section 7902-a
to read as follows:
  S  7902-A.  PRACTICE  OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT AND USE OF THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT." ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHER-
WISE AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PARTICIPATE IN  THE  PRACTICE  OF
OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT OR USE THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  ASSISTANT."  PRACTICE  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY  ASSISTANT  SHALL  INCLUDE THE PROVIDING OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
AND CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION AND  SUPERVISION  OF  AN
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S  2.  Section 7903 of the education law, as amended by chapter 460 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 7903. State board for occupational therapy. A state board for  occu-
pational  therapy  shall  be  appointed  by  the board of regents on the
recommendation of the commissioner for  the  purpose  of  assisting  the
board of regents and the department on matters of professional licensing
and  professional  conduct in accordance with section sixty-five hundred
eight of this title. The board  shall  be  composed  of  not  less  than
[seven]  SIX licensed occupational therapists, ONE LICENSED OCCUPATIONAL

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09043-03-3

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