senate Bill S6666

Signed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Extends the effectiveness of provisions relating to physical therapy assistants

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 30, 2014 signed chap.47
delivered to governor
Jun 17, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.438
substituted for s6666
Jun 17, 2014 substituted by a8659
May 05, 2014 advanced to third reading
Apr 30, 2014 2nd report cal.
Apr 29, 2014 1st report cal.438
Feb 25, 2014 referred to higher education

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S6666 - Bill Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A8659
Law Section:
Education
Laws Affected:
Amd ยง2, Chap 534 of 1993

S6666 - Bill Texts

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Extends the effectiveness of provisions relating to physical therapy assistants.

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BILL NUMBER:S6666

TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend chapter 534 of the laws of 1993
amending the education law relating to physical therapy assistants, in
relation to extending the effective date thereof

PURPOSE: To extend Chapter 534 of the Laws of 1993, due to expire
June 30th, for an additional four years.

SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Amends section 2 of Chapter 534 of the Laws of
1993 to extend the provisions of this chapter for an additional four
years to June 30, 2018.

JUSTIFICATION: Chapter 534 of the Laws of 1993 authorized physical
therapy assistants to provide services in home care settings. These
services are allowed when the supervising physical therapist
establishes a program of care for a patient, has an initial joint
visit with the patient and the physical therapy assistant periodically
evaluates and treats such patient and provides a final evaluation to
determine if the treatment plan should be terminated. This program has
been successfully in place since 1993 and should be continued.

LEGISLATIVE HISTORY: New bill.

FISCAL IMPLICATIONS: None.

EFFECTIVE DATE: Immediately.

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

                                  6666

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 25, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend chapter 534 of the laws of 1993 amending  the  education
  law  relating to physical therapy assistants, in relation to extending
  the effective date thereof

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

  Section  1.  Section 2 of chapter 534 of the laws of 1993 amending the
education law relating to physical therapy  assistants,  as  amended  by
chapter 258 of the laws of 2010, is amended to read as follows:
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law and shall remain in effect until June 30, [2014]  2018
on which date it shall be repealed.
  S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.







 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD13785-01-4

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