senate Bill S6395

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Provides for the regulation of the profession and practice of applied behavior analysis

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A8518 - Signed by Governor


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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 17, 2014 signed chap.8
Mar 10, 2014 delivered to governor
Mar 06, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.146
substituted for s6395
Mar 06, 2014 substituted by a8518
Feb 11, 2014 advanced to third reading
Feb 10, 2014 2nd report cal.
Feb 04, 2014 1st report cal.146
Jan 21, 2014 referred to mental health and developmental disabilities

Votes

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Feb 5, 2014 - Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities committee Vote

S6395
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Mental Health and Developmental Disabilities Committee Vote: Feb 5, 2014

S6395 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8518
Law Section:
Social Services Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §488, Soc Serv L; amd §8807, Ed L; amd §13, Chap 554 of 2013
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S743
2011-2012: S525A
2009-2010: S39

S6395 - Summary

Provides for the regulation of the profession and practice of applied behavior analysis.

S6395 - Sponsor Memo

S6395 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  6395

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 21, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the social services law, in relation to  the  definition
  of  human  services  professional;  to  amend  the  education  law, in
  relation to reporting on the number  of  individuals  engaged  in  the
  practice of applied behavior analysis; and to amend chapter 554 of the
  laws  of  2013  amending  the education law and other laws relating to
  applied behavior analysis, in relation to performing the duties  of  a
  licensed behavior analyst

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 5-a of section 488 of the social services  law,
as  added  by section 1 of part B of chapter 501 of the laws of 2012, is
amended to read as follows:
  5-a. "Human services professional" shall mean any:  physician;  regis-
tered  physician assistant; surgeon; medical examiner; coroner; dentist;
dental  hygienist;  osteopath;  optometrist;  chiropractor;  podiatrist;
resident;  intern;  psychologist;  registered  nurse; licensed practical
nurse; nurse practitioner; social worker; emergency medical  technician;
licensed  creative  arts  therapist; licensed marriage and family thera-
pist; licensed mental health counselor; licensed psychoanalyst; LICENSED
BEHAVIOR  ANALYST;  CERTIFIED  BEHAVIOR  ANALYST   ASSISTANT;   licensed
speech/language pathologist or audiologist; licensed physical therapist;
licensed  occupational  therapist;  hospital  personnel  engaged  in the
admission, examination, care or treatment of persons; Christian  Science
practitioner;  school  official,  which  includes  but is not limited to
school teacher, school guidance counselor, school  psychologist,  school
social  worker,  school  nurse,  school  administrator  or  other school
personnel required to hold  a  teaching  or  administrative  license  or
certificate; social services worker; any other child care or foster care
worker; mental health professional; person credentialed by the office of
alcoholism  and substance abuse services; peace officer; police officer;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08806-26-4

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