senate Bill S4611A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act

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    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 28, 2014 recommit, enacting clause stricken
Jan 29, 2014 print number 4611b
amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jun 11, 2013 print number 4611a
amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 15, 2013 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

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S4611 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4846A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308A
2009-2010: A765B

S4611 - Summary

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act which allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S4611 - Sponsor Memo

S4611 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4611

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  AVELLA,  ESPAILLAT,  MONTGOMERY, RITCHIE,
  ROBACH, SAVINO -- 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 establishing the nurse
  practitioners  modernization act; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "nurse practitioners modernization act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a) (I) The practice of registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section  [six  thousand  nine]  SIXTY-NINE
hundred  ten  of  this  article AND PRACTICING FOR FEWER THAN THIRTY-SIX
MONTHS AND THREE THOUSAND SIX HUNDRED HOURS, may include  the  diagnosis
of  illness  and  physical conditions and the performance of therapeutic
and corrective measures within a specialty area of practice, in  collab-
oration  with  a  licensed  physician  qualified  to  collaborate in the
specialty involved, provided such services are performed  in  accordance
with  a  written  practice agreement and written practice protocols. The
written practice agreement shall include  explicit  provisions  for  the
resolution  of  any disagreement between the collaborating physician and
the nurse practitioner regarding a matter of diagnosis or treatment that
is within the scope of practice of both.  To  the  extent  the  practice
agreement  does not so provide, then the collaborating physician's diag-
nosis or treatment shall prevail. IN THE  EVENT  THAT  (A)  AN  EXISTING
WRITTEN  PRACTICE AGREEMENT WITH A COLLABORATING PHYSICIAN TERMINATES AS
A RESULT OF THE COLLABORATING  PHYSICIAN  MOVING,  RETIRING,  NO  LONGER
NEEDING  THE  SERVICES OF THE NURSE PRACTITIONER, NO LONGER BEING QUALI-
FIED TO PRACTICE OR UPON HIS OR HER DEATH AND THE NURSE PRACTITIONER  IS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10172-01-3

Co-Sponsors

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S4611A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4846A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308A
2009-2010: A765B

S4611A - Summary

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act which allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S4611A - Sponsor Memo

S4611A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4611--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  AVELLA,  ESPAILLAT,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,
  RITCHIE, ROBACH, SAVINO -- 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 establishing the nurse
  practitioners  modernization act; and providing for the repeal of such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section  1.  Short  title. This act shall be known and may be cited as
the "nurse practitioners modernization act".
  S 2. Subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as  added  by
chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3.  (a) (I) The practice of registered professional nursing by a nurse
practitioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred  ten  of
this  article,  may include the diagnosis of illness and physical condi-
tions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures  within
a specialty area of practice, in collaboration with a licensed physician
qualified  to  collaborate  in  the  specialty  involved,  provided such
services are performed in accordance with a written  practice  agreement
and  written  practice protocols EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY PARAGRAPH (B) OF
THIS SUBDIVISION.  The written practice agreement shall include explicit
provisions for the resolution of any disagreement  between  the  collab-
orating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding a matter of diag-
nosis  or treatment that is within the scope of practice of both. To the
extent the practice agreement does not so provide, then the  collaborat-
ing physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail.
  (II) IN THE EVENT THAT (A) AN EXISTING WRITTEN PRACTICE AGREEMENT WITH
A  COLLABORATING  PHYSICIAN TERMINATES AS A RESULT OF: THE COLLABORATING
PHYSICIAN MOVING, RETIRING, NO LONGER NEEDING THE SERVICES OF THE  NURSE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10172-02-3

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S4611B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4846A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6902, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2011-2012: A5308A
2009-2010: A765B

S4611B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Establishes the nurse practitioners modernization act which allows the practice of registered professional nursing by a certified nurse practitioner to include diagnosis and performance without collaboration of a licensed physician.

S4611B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4611B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4611--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 15, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  YOUNG,  AVELLA,  ESPAILLAT,  MONTGOMERY,  PARKER,
  RITCHIE, ROBACH, SAVINO -- 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 High-
  er  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 establishing the nurse
  practitioners modernization act; and providing for the repeal of  such
  provisions upon the expiration thereof

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

  Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
the "nurse practitioners modernization act".
  S  2.  Subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as added by
chapter 257 of the laws of 1988, is amended to read as follows:
  3. (a) (I) The practice of registered professional nursing by a  nurse
practitioner,  certified  under section six thousand nine hundred ten of
this article, may include the diagnosis of illness and  physical  condi-
tions  and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures within
a specialty area of practice, in collaboration with a licensed physician
qualified to  collaborate  in  the  specialty  involved,  provided  such
services  are  performed in accordance with a written practice agreement
and written practice protocols EXCEPT AS PERMITTED BY PARAGRAPH  (B)  OF
THIS SUBDIVISION.  The written practice agreement shall include explicit
provisions  for  the  resolution of any disagreement between the collab-
orating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding a matter of diag-
nosis or treatment that is within the scope of practice of both. To  the
extent  the practice agreement does not so provide, then the collaborat-
ing physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail.
  (II) IN THE EVENT THAT (A) AN EXISTING WRITTEN PRACTICE AGREEMENT WITH
A COLLABORATING PHYSICIAN TERMINATES AS A RESULT OF:  THE  COLLABORATING
PHYSICIAN  MOVING, RETIRING, NO LONGER NEEDING THE SERVICES OF THE NURSE

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