senate Bill S5539

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Includes optometrists within provisions relating to clinical laboratories

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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Oct 23, 2013 signed chap.444
Oct 11, 2013 delivered to governor
Jun 13, 2013 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1172
substituted for s5539
Jun 13, 2013 substituted by a6724b
Jun 12, 2013 advanced to third reading
Jun 11, 2013 2nd report cal.
Jun 10, 2013 1st report cal.1172
May 16, 2013 referred to health

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S5539 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6724B
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§571 & 579, Pub Health L

S5539 - Summary

Includes optometrists within provisions relating to clinical laboratories.

S5539 - Sponsor Memo

S5539 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  5539

                       2013-2014 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 16, 2013
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to conducting certain
  clinical laboratory tests

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision 6 of section 571 of the public health law, as
added by chapter 204 of the laws of 2008, is amended to read as follows:
  6. "Qualified health care professional" means  a  physician,  dentist,
podiatrist,  OPTOMETRIST PERFORMING A CLINICAL LABORATORY TEST THAT DOES
NOT USE AN INVASIVE MODALITY AS DEFINED IN SECTION  SEVENTY-ONE  HUNDRED
ONE  OF  THE  EDUCATION  LAW, physician assistant, specialist assistant,
nurse practitioner, or midwife, who is licensed and registered with  the
state education department.
  S  2.  Subdivision 1 of section 579 of the public health law, as sepa-
rately amended by chapters 397 and 440 of the laws of 2004,  is  amended
to read as follows:
  1.  This  title  is  applicable to all clinical laboratories and blood
banks operating within the state, except clinical laboratories and blood
banks operated by the federal government and clinical laboratories oper-
ated by a licensed physician, osteopath, dentist, midwife, nurse practi-
tioner, OPTOMETRIST PERFORMING A CLINICAL LABORATORY TEST THAT DOES  NOT
USE  AN  INVASIVE MODALITY AS DEFINED IN SECTION SEVENTY-ONE HUNDRED ONE
OF THE EDUCATION LAW or podiatrist  who  performs  laboratory  tests  or
procedures,  personally  or  through  his or her employees, solely as an
adjunct to the treatment of his or  her  own  patients;  to  the  extent
authorized  by  federal  and state law, including the education law, and
consistent with any applicable written practice agreement.
  S 3. This act shall take effect immediately.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10148-02-3

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