senate Bill S5205

2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of the spouse of military personnel with out of state professional licenses

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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 11, 2014 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.437
Jan 08, 2014 referred to higher education
Jun 21, 2013 committed to rules
Jun 04, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2013 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2013 1st report cal.908
May 14, 2013 referred to higher education

Votes

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Apr 29, 2014 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5205
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 30, 2013 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5205
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5205 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9455
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6501, Ed L; add Art 2-A §20, Gen Bus L; amd §2136, Ins L; amd §§442-g & 444-e, RP L

S5205 - Summary

Authorizes licensing of military spouses with out-of-state licenses in equivalent occupations.

S5205 - Sponsor Memo

S5205 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5205

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 14, 2013
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the education law, the general business law, the  insur-
  ance  law and the real property law, in relation to licensing of mili-
  tary spouses with out-of-state licenses in equivalent occupations

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

  Section 1. Section 6501 of the education law, as amended by chapter 81
of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  S  6501. Admission to a profession (licensing).  Admission to practice
of a profession in this state is accomplished by a license being  issued
to  a qualified applicant by the education department.  To qualify for a
license an applicant shall meet the requirements prescribed in the arti-
cle for the  particular  profession  and  shall  meet  the  requirements
prescribed  in  section  3-503  of the general obligations law; PROVIDED
THAT, NOTWITHSTANDING ANY PROVISION OF LAW TO THE CONTRARY,  ANY  APPLI-
CANT  WHO  IS  THE  SPOUSE OF A MEMBER OF THE ARMED FORCES OF THE UNITED
STATES, NATIONAL GUARD OR RESERVES MAY  SUBMIT  A  SIGNED  AFFIDAVIT  TO
ACCOMPANY THE APPLICATION FOR LICENSURE, STATING THAT THE ENTRIES IN THE
APPLICATION  ARE  TRUE  AND  ACCURATE,  AND  THAT DOCUMENTATION HAS BEEN
REQUESTED PROVIDING SATISFACTORY  VERIFYING  EVIDENCE  OF  LICENSURE  TO
PRACTICE  AN EQUIVALENT OCCUPATION ISSUED BY ANY OTHER STATE, TERRITORY,
PROTECTORATE  OR  DEPENDENCY  OF  THE  UNITED  STATES  IN  LIEU  OF  THE
SUBMISSIONS  REQUIRED  BY THE ARTICLE OF THIS CHAPTER FOR THE PARTICULAR
PROFESSION.  THE BOARD OF REGENTS SHALL ISSUE A  LICENSE  BASED  ON  THE
APPLICATION,  PROVIDED  THAT  THE  ENTRIES IN SUCH APPLICATION SHOW THAT
SUCH LICENSE WAS GRANTED IN COMPLIANCE WITH STANDARDS WHICH WERE, IN THE
JUDGEMENT OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS, NOT LOWER THAN THOSE OF  THIS  STATE.
IF THE BOARD FINDS REASONABLE CAUSE TO BELIEVE THAT THE APPLICANT FALSE-
LY AFFIRMED OR STATED THAT THE APPLICANT HAS REQUESTED VERIFICATION FROM

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10495-02-3

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