senate Bill S4835B

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 19, 2014 committee discharged and committed to rules
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2013 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 11, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 10, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 05, 2013 1st report cal.1143
May 10, 2013 print number 4835b
amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 29, 2013 print number 4835a
amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Apr 25, 2013 referred to higher education

S4835 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7108A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L

S4835 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

S4835 - Sponsor Memo

S4835 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4835

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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  making  technical
  changes  to  the  scope  of  the  practice  of podiatry; and to repeal
  certain provisions of the public health law and the civil practice law
  and rules relating thereto

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

  Section  1.  Section  7001 of the education law, as amended by chapter
438 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S 7001. Definition of practice of podiatry. 1.  The  practice  of  the
profession of podiatry is defined as diagnosing, treating, operating and
prescribing for any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the
foot,  and  may  include  performing physical evaluations in conjunction
with the provision of podiatric treatment. For  the  purposes  of  wound
care  however,  the  practice of podiatry shall include the treatment of
such wounds if they are [contiguous with] RELATED TO A CONDITION OF  THE
FOOT  OR  ARE wounds relating, originating or in the course of treatment
of [a wound on] the foot within the podiatric scope of  practice.  Wound
care  shall  not,  however,  extend  beyond [to] the level ending at the
distal tibial tuberosity. The practice  of  podiatry  may  also  include
diagnosing, treating, operating and prescribing for any disease, injury,
deformity  or  other  condition  of the ankle and soft tissue of the leg
below the tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has obtained  an  issuance
of  a  privilege to perform podiatric standard ankle surgery or advanced
ankle surgery in accordance with section seven  thousand  nine  of  this
article;  PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT SUCH PRIVILEGE SHALL NOT BE REQUIRED
FOR THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING  OR  PRESCRIBING  FOR  CUTANEOUS
CONDITIONS  OF  THE  ANKLE.   Podiatrists may treat traumatic open wound
fractures only in hospitals, as defined in article twenty-eight  of  the
public  health  law.  For the purposes of this article, the term "ankle"

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10560-01-3

S4835A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7108A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L

S4835A - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

S4835A - Sponsor Memo

S4835A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4835--A

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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  making  technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

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

  Section 1. Section 7001 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
438 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  S  7001.  Definition  of  practice of podiatry. 1. The practice of the
profession of podiatry is defined as diagnosing, treating, operating and
prescribing for any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the
foot, THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING OR PRESCRIBING  FOR  CUTANEOUS
CONDITIONS  OF  THE  ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY,
and may include performing physical evaluations in conjunction with  the
provision  of podiatric treatment. For the purposes of wound care howev-
er, the practice of podiatry shall include the treatment of such  wounds
if  they  are  [contiguous  with]  RELATED TO A CONDITION OF THE FOOT OR
ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE wounds  relat-
ing,  originating or in the course of treatment of [a wound on] the foot
OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the  podia-
tric  scope of practice. Wound care shall not, however, extend beyond to
the level ending at the distal tibial tuberosity. The practice of podia-
try may also include diagnosing, treating, operating and prescribing for
any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the ankle and  soft
tissue  of  the  leg  below  the tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has
obtained an issuance of a privilege to perform podiatric standard  ankle
surgery or advanced ankle surgery in accordance with section seven thou-
sand  nine of this article; PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH PRIVILEGE SHALL
NOT BE REQUIRED FOR THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING  OR  PRESCRIBING

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10560-02-3

S4835B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7108A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L

S4835B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

S4835B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4835B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4835--B

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 25, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- 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 -- committee discharged,  bill  amended,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to making technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and  subdivi-
sion  2  as  amended  by chapter 438 of the laws of 2012, are amended to
read as follows:
  1. The practice of the profession of podiatry is defined  as  diagnos-
ing,  treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease, injury,
deformity or other condition of  the  foot,  THE  DIAGNOSING,  TREATING,
OPERATING  OR  PRESCRIBING  FOR CUTANEOUS CONDITIONS OF THE ANKLE TO THE
LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY, and may include performing  phys-
ical  evaluations  in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treat-
ment. For the purposes of wound care however, the practice  of  podiatry
shall include the treatment of such wounds if they are [contiguous with]
RELATED  TO  A CONDITION OF THE FOOT OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL
TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE wounds relating, originating or in  the  course
of  treatment  of  [a  wound  on]  the foot OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE
DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the podiatric scope of  practice.  Wound
care  shall  not,  however, extend beyond the level ending at the distal
tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may also include diagnosing,
treating, operating and prescribing for any disease,  injury,  deformity
or  other  condition  of  the ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the
tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privi-
lege to perform podiatric  standard  ankle  surgery  or  advanced  ankle

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10560-03-3

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