senate Bill S7634B

Vetoed By Governor
2013-2014 Legislative Session

Relates to authorizing the care and treatment of injured employees by duly licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program

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Archive: Last Bill Status Via A9721 -


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 17, 2014 tabled
vetoed memo.553
Dec 05, 2014 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2014 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1698
substituted for s7634b
Jun 20, 2014 substituted by a9721b
ordered to third reading cal.1698
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2014 print number 7634b
amend and recommit to labor
Jun 04, 2014 print number 7634a
amend and recommit to labor
May 21, 2014 referred to labor

S7634 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9721B
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, amd §2, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S7634 - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S7634 - Sponsor Memo

S7634 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7634

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2014
                               ___________

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

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law,  in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section 1. The workers' compensation law is amended by  adding  a  new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S  13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED ACUPUNCTURISTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ACUPUNC-
TURIST" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED  AND  REGISTERED  AS  A
LICENSED  ACUPUNCTURIST  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
AND
  2. (A) AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHICH  MAKE
SUCH  AN  INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY BE TREATED
BY AN ACUPUNCTURIST AUTHORIZED BY THE CHAIR TO RENDER  ACUPUNCTURE  CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE
PROFESSION  OF  ACUPUNCTURE  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B) MEDICAL BUREAUS, MEDICAL CENTERS JOINTLY  OPERATED  BY  LABOR  AND
MANAGEMENT  REPRESENTATIVES,  HOSPITALS AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZA-
TIONS, AUTHORIZED TO  PROVIDE  MEDICAL  CARE,  MAY  PROVIDE  ACUPUNCTURE
SERVICES  WHEN REQUIRED, PROVIDED SUCH CARE IS RENDERED BY AN ACUPUNCTU-
RIST AS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION.
  (C) AN ACUPUNCTURIST RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION  SHALL
MAINTAIN  RECORDS  OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND ACUPUNCTURE TREATMENT,
AND SUCH RECORDS OR REPORTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED  TO  THE  CHAIR  ON  SUCH
FORMS AND AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.
  3.  (A) AN ACUPUNCTURIST WHO IS DESIROUS OF BEING AUTHORIZED TO RENDER
ACUPUNCTURE SERVICES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL FILE  AN  APPLICATION  FOR
AUTHORIZATION  UNDER  THIS SECTION WITH THE ACUPUNCTURE PRACTICE COMMIT-

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

S7634A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9721B
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, amd §2, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S7634A - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S7634A - Sponsor Memo

S7634A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7634--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law, in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section  1.  The  workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S 13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR  CERTI-
FIED ACUPUNCTURISTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ACUPUNC-
TURIST"  SHALL  MEAN  A  PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AND REGISTERED AS A
LICENSED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO ARTICLE  ONE  HUNDRED  SIXTY  OF  THE
EDUCATION  LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO SUBDIVI-
SION THREE OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE  EDUCATION  LAW;
AND
  2.  (A)  AN  INJURED  EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH MAKE
SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY  BE  TREATED
BY  AN  ACUPUNCTURIST AUTHORIZED BY THE CHAIR TO RENDER ACUPUNCTURE CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE
PROFESSION OF ACUPUNCTURE AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION  ONE  OF  SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (B)  MEDICAL  BUREAUS,  MEDICAL  CENTERS JOINTLY OPERATED BY LABOR AND
MANAGEMENT REPRESENTATIVES, HOSPITALS AND HEALTH  MAINTENANCE  ORGANIZA-
TIONS,  AUTHORIZED  TO  PROVIDE  MEDICAL  CARE,  MAY PROVIDE ACUPUNCTURE
SERVICES WHEN REQUIRED, PROVIDED SUCH CARE IS RENDERED BY AN  ACUPUNCTU-
RIST AS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION.
  (C)  AN ACUPUNCTURIST RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL
MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND  ACUPUNCTURE  TREATMENT,
AND  SUCH  RECORDS  OR  REPORTS  SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO THE CHAIR ON SUCH
FORMS AND AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15289-03-4

S7634B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A9721B
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-p, amd §2, Work Comp L; amd §8213, Ed L

S7634B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or certified acupuncturists under the workers' compensation program.

S7634B (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7634B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7634--B

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 21, 2014
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. MARTINS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be  committed  to  the  Committee  on  Labor  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to  said  committee  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law and the education law,  in
  relation to the care and treatment of injured employees by licensed or
  certified acupuncturists

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

  Section 1. The workers' compensation law is amended by  adding  a  new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S  13-P. CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY LICENSED OR CERTI-
FIED ACUPUNCTURISTS. 1. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "ACUPUNC-
TURIST" SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED  AND  REGISTERED  AS  A
LICENSED  ACUPUNCTURIST  PURSUANT  TO  ARTICLE  ONE HUNDRED SIXTY OF THE
EDUCATION LAW, OR WHO IS A CERTIFIED ACUPUNCTURIST PURSUANT TO  SUBDIVI-
SION  THREE  OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED SIXTEEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW;
AND
  2. (A) AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED  UNDER  CIRCUMSTANCES  WHICH  MAKE
SUCH  AN  INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY BE TREATED
BY AN ACUPUNCTURIST AUTHORIZED BY THE CHAIR TO RENDER  ACUPUNCTURE  CARE
PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE
PROFESSION  OF  ACUPUNCTURE  AS  DEFINED  IN  SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION
EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED ELEVEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW.  ACUPUNCTURISTS  AUTHOR-
IZED  BY  THE CHAIR TO PROVIDE TREATMENT PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION, SHALL
NOT BE AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM INDEPENDENT  MEDICAL  EXAMINATIONS,  EXCEPT
FOR  INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMS RELATED TO THE NEED OF ACUPUNCTURE TREAT-
MENTS.
  (B) MEDICAL BUREAUS, MEDICAL CENTERS JOINTLY  OPERATED  BY  LABOR  AND
MANAGEMENT  REPRESENTATIVES,  HOSPITALS AND HEALTH MAINTENANCE ORGANIZA-
TIONS, AUTHORIZED TO  PROVIDE  MEDICAL  CARE,  MAY  PROVIDE  ACUPUNCTURE
SERVICES  WHEN REQUIRED, PROVIDED SUCH CARE IS RENDERED BY AN ACUPUNCTU-
RIST AS REQUIRED BY THIS SECTION.

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

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