senate Bill S4637A

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory continuing education for social workers

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed/Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 10, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 05, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 04, 2013 1st report cal.1007
Apr 30, 2013 print number 4637a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 30, 2013 reported and committed to finance
Apr 16, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jun 4, 2013 - Finance committee Vote

S4637A
28
0
committee
28
Aye
0
Nay
9
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S4637
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Bill Amendments

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Original
A (Active)

S4637 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6703A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7710, Ed L

S4637 - Summary

Relates to mandatory continuing education for social workers.

S4637 - Sponsor Memo

S4637 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 4637                                                  A. 6703

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

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

                             April 16, 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. PRETLOW -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  mandatory  continuing
  education for social workers

  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  7710
to read as follows:
  S  7710.  MANDATORY  CONTINUING EDUCATION. 1. (A) EACH LICENSED MASTER
SOCIAL WORKER OR LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL  WORKER  REQUIRED  UNDER  THIS
ARTICLE  TO REGISTER TRIENNIALLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO PRACTICE IN THIS
STATE, SHALL COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF MANDATORY  CONTINUING  EDUCA-
TION  REQUIREMENTS PRESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, EXCEPT
AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION.    LICENSED
MASTER  SOCIAL  WORKERS  OR  LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS WHO DO NOT
SATISFY THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS SHALL NOT  PRAC-
TICE  UNTIL  THEY HAVE MET SUCH REQUIREMENTS AND THEY HAVE BEEN ISSUED A
REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE, EXCEPT THAT A LICENSED MASTER SOCIAL WORKER OR
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER MAY PRACTICE  WITHOUT  HAVING  MET  SUCH
REQUIREMENTS  IF  HE OR SHE IS ISSUED A CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION CERTIF-
ICATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) EACH LICENSED MASTER SOCIAL WORKER  OR  LICENSED  CLINICAL  SOCIAL
WORKER  SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRE-
MENTS FOR THE TRIENNIAL REGISTRATION PERIOD DURING WHICH THEY ARE  FIRST
LICENSED.   IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE INTENT OF THIS SECTION, ADJUSTMENT TO
THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENT MAY  BE  GRANTED  BY  THE
DEPARTMENT  FOR  REASONS  OF HEALTH THAT ARE CERTIFIED BY AN APPROPRIATE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10338-01-3

S4637A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6703A
Current Committee:
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §7710, Ed L

S4637A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory continuing education for social workers.

S4637A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4637A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 4637--A                                            A. 6703--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

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

                             April 16, 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  --  reported  favorably from said committee and committed to the
  Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

IN  ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred
  to the Committee on Higher Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill
  amended,  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  mandatory  continuing
  education for social workers

  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  7710
to read as follows:
  S  7710.  MANDATORY  CONTINUING EDUCATION. 1. (A) EACH LICENSED MASTER
SOCIAL WORKER OR LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL  WORKER  REQUIRED  UNDER  THIS
ARTICLE  TO REGISTER TRIENNIALLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO PRACTICE IN THIS
STATE, SHALL COMPLY WITH THE PROVISIONS OF MANDATORY  CONTINUING  EDUCA-
TION  REQUIREMENTS PRESCRIBED IN SUBDIVISION TWO OF THIS SECTION, EXCEPT
AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS (B) AND (C) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION.    LICENSED
MASTER  SOCIAL  WORKERS  OR  LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKERS WHO DO NOT
SATISFY THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS SHALL NOT  PRAC-
TICE  UNTIL  THEY HAVE MET SUCH REQUIREMENTS AND THEY HAVE BEEN ISSUED A
REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE, EXCEPT THAT A LICENSED MASTER SOCIAL WORKER OR
LICENSED CLINICAL SOCIAL WORKER MAY PRACTICE  WITHOUT  HAVING  MET  SUCH
REQUIREMENTS  IF  HE OR SHE IS ISSUED A CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION CERTIF-
ICATE PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) EACH LICENSED MASTER SOCIAL WORKER  OR  LICENSED  CLINICAL  SOCIAL
WORKER  SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIRE-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10338-02-3

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