senate Bill S5086

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for mandatory continuing education for mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychoanalysts and creative arts therapists

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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 13, 2013 approval memo.6
signed chap.486
Nov 01, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 21, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1611
substituted for s5086
Jun 21, 2013 substituted by a7225
ordered to third reading cal.1611
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 21, 2013 reported and committed to finance
May 08, 2013 referred to higher education

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S5086 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7225
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add ยง8412, Ed L

S5086 - Summary

Provides for mandatory continuing education for mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychoanalysts and creative arts therapists.

S5086 - Sponsor Memo

S5086 - Bill Text download pdf

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

    S. 5086                                                  A. 7225

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

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

                               May 8, 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.  DenDEKKER -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  mandatory  continuing
  education  for  licensed mental health counselors, marriage and family
  therapists, psychoanalysts and creative arts therapists

  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 8412
to read as follows:
  S 8412. MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION. 1. (A)  EACH  LICENSED  MENTAL
HEALTH  COUNSELOR,  MARRIAGE  AND  FAMILY  THERAPIST, PSYCHOANALYST, AND
CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIST REQUIRED UNDER THIS ARTICLE TO REGISTER TRIENNI-
ALLY WITH THE DEPARTMENT TO PRACTICE IN THIS STATE,  SHALL  COMPLY  WITH
THE PROVISIONS OF MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS PRESCRIBED
IN  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF THIS SECTION, EXCEPT AS SET FORTH IN PARAGRAPHS
(B) AND (C) OF THIS  SUBDIVISION.  LICENSED  MENTAL  HEALTH  COUNSELORS,
MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPISTS, PSYCHOANALYSTS, AND CREATIVE ARTS THERA-
PISTS WHO DO NOT SATISFY THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS
SHALL  NOT PRACTICE UNTIL THEY HAVE MET SUCH REQUIREMENTS, AND THEY HAVE
BEEN ISSUED A REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE, EXCEPT THAT  A  LICENSED  MENTAL
HEALTH  COUNSELOR,  MARRIAGE  AND  FAMILY  THERAPIST, PSYCHOANALYST, AND
CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIST MAY PRACTICE WITHOUT HAVING  MET  SUCH  REQUIRE-
MENTS  IF  HE  OR  SHE  IS ISSUED A CONDITIONAL REGISTRATION CERTIFICATE
PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION THREE OF THIS SECTION.
  (B) EACH LICENSED MENTAL HEALTH COUNSELOR, MARRIAGE AND FAMILY  THERA-
PIST,  PSYCHOANALYST,  AND  CREATIVE ARTS THERAPIST SHALL BE EXEMPT FROM
THE MANDATORY CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR THE TRIENNIAL REGIS-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10436-02-3

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