senate Bill S4176B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Exempts certain persons who administer and score objective psychological tests from provisions of law relating to the practice of the profession of psychology

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May 12, 2014 print number 4176b
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
May 06, 2013 print number 4176a
amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 13, 2013 referred to higher education

Bill Amendments

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B (Active)
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B (Active)

Co-Sponsors

S4176 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6948A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7605, Ed L

S4176 - Summary

Exempts certain persons who administer and score objective psychological tests from provisions of law relating to the practice of the profession of psychology.

S4176 - Sponsor Memo

S4176 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4176

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to exempt  persons  under
  the profession of psychology

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

  Section 1. Section 7605 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
  10. THE CONDUCT, ACTIVITIES OR SERVICES OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO ADMINISTER
AND  SCORE  STANDARDIZED  OBJECTIVE  (NON-PROJECTIVE)  PSYCHOLOGICAL  OR
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS WHICH HAVE SPECIFIC PREDETERMINED  AND  MANUAL-
IZED  ADMINISTRATIVE  PROCEDURES AND WHICH DO NOT REQUIRE INTERPRETATION
OR OTHER JUDGMENTS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL  SHALL:  (I)
HOLD  NO LESS THAN A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY OR A RELATED FIELD;
(II) BE TRAINED BY AND BE UNDER THE DIRECT  SUPERVISION  OF  A  LICENSED
PSYCHOLOGIST  IN  A NON-SCHOOL SETTING IN NO GREATER THAN A 3AGING RATIO
OR THE PART TIME EQUIVALENT THERETO; AND (III) NOT SELECT TESTS, ANALYZE
PATIENT DATA OR COMMUNICATE RESULTS TO PATIENTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.





 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09826-01-3

Co-Sponsors

S4176A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6948A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7605, Ed L

S4176A - Summary

Exempts certain persons who administer and score objective psychological tests from provisions of law relating to the practice of the profession of psychology.

S4176A - Sponsor Memo

S4176A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4176--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. VALESKY, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher  Education
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to exempt  persons  under
  the profession of psychology

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

  Section 1. Section 7605 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. THE CONDUCT, ACTIVITIES OR SERVICES OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO ADMINISTER
AND  SCORE  STANDARDIZED  OBJECTIVE  (NON-PROJECTIVE)  PSYCHOLOGICAL  OR
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS WHICH HAVE SPECIFIC PREDETERMINED  AND  MANUAL-
IZED  ADMINISTRATIVE  PROCEDURES AND WHICH DO NOT REQUIRE INTERPRETATION
OR OTHER JUDGMENTS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH INDIVIDUAL  SHALL:  (I)
HOLD  NO LESS THAN A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY OR A RELATED FIELD;
(II) BE TRAINED BY AND BE UNDER THE DIRECT  SUPERVISION  OF  A  LICENSED
PSYCHOLOGIST  IN  A NON-SCHOOL SETTING IN NO GREATER THAN A 3AGING RATIO
OR THE PART TIME EQUIVALENT THERETO; AND (III) NOT SELECT TESTS, ANALYZE
PATIENT DATA OR COMMUNICATE RESULTS TO PATIENTS.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09826-02-3

Co-Sponsors

S4176B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6948A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7605, Ed L

S4176B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Exempts certain persons who administer and score objective psychological tests from provisions of law relating to the practice of the profession of psychology.

S4176B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4176B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4176--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 13, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  VALESKY, AVELLA, ROBACH -- read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Higher
  Education  -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  recommitted  to  the
  Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to exempt  persons  under
  the profession of psychology

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

  Section 1. Section 7605 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 11 to read as follows:
  11. THE CONDUCT, ACTIVITIES OR SERVICES OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO ADMINISTER
AND  SCORE  STANDARDIZED  OBJECTIVE  (NON-PROJECTIVE)  PSYCHOLOGICAL  OR
NEUROPSYCHOLOGICAL TESTS WHICH HAVE SPECIFIC PREDETERMINED  AND  MANUAL-
IZED  ADMINISTRATIVE  PROCEDURES  WHICH  ENTAIL OBSERVING AND DESCRIBING
TEST BEHAVIOR AND TEST RESPONSES, AND WHICH DO NOT  REQUIRE  EVALUATION,
INTERPRETATION OR OTHER JUDGMENTS; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH INDIVID-
UAL  SHALL: (I) HOLD NO LESS THAN A BACHELOR'S DEGREE IN PSYCHOLOGY OR A
RELATED FIELD; (II) UNDERGO A PROCESS OF TRAINING BY A LICENSED PSYCHOL-
OGIST, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO A  MINIMUM  OF  EIGHTY
HOURS  OF  STUDYING  AND MASTERING INFORMATION FROM TEST MANUALS, DIRECT
OBSERVATION OF A LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST OR TRAINED TECHNICIAN ADMINISTER-
ING AND SCORING TESTS, ADMINISTERING AND SCORING TESTS IN  THE  PRESENCE
OF  A  LICENSED  PSYCHOLOGIST  OR  TRAINED  TECHNICIAN, AND PROFESSIONAL
ETHICS; (III) BE UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED PSYCHOLOGIST
IN A NON-SCHOOL SETTING IN NO GREATER THAN A 3AGING RATIO  OR  THE  PART
TIME EQUIVALENT THERETO; AND (IV) NOT SELECT TESTS, ANALYZE PATIENT DATA
OR  COMMUNICATE  RESULTS  TO PATIENTS. THE SUPERVISING LICENSED PSYCHOL-
OGIST MUST SUBMIT, PURSUANT TO A FORM TO  BE  PRESCRIBED  AND  DEVELOPED

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09826-05-4

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