assembly Bill A2558D

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 04, 2016 signed chap.400
Oct 26, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2016 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1816
substituted for s3911b
Jun 14, 2016 referred to rules
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.265
rules report cal.265
reported
Jun 02, 2016 reported referred to rules
May 31, 2016 print number 2558d
May 31, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
May 25, 2016 print number 2558c
May 25, 2016 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Jun 08, 2015 print number 2558b
Jun 08, 2015 amend and recommit to higher education
Feb 11, 2015 print number 2558a
Feb 11, 2015 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 20, 2015 referred to higher education

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A2558 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3911
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3717, S5512
2011-2012: A5219, A8816, S3511
2013-2014: A4470, S3306

A2558 - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture.

A2558 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2558

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, CLARK, GALEF,
  COLTON, MAGNARELLI, OTIS, QUART -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  CAHILL,  MAGEE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  the  licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the
  profession of acupuncture, and establishing acupuncturists as mandato-
  ry reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 8211 of the
education law, as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990,  is  amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  "Profession  of acupuncture" is the treating, by means of mechan-
ical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected  by  the  insertion  of
needles  or  by  the  application of heat, pressure or electrical stimu-
lation at a point or combination of points on the surface  of  the  body
predetermined  on  the basis of the theory of the physiological interre-
lationship of body organs with an associated  point  or  combination  of
points  for  diseases,  disorders  and  dysfunctions of the body for the
purpose of achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect.  THE  PROFES-
SION  OF ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF TRADITIONAL REMEDIES AND
SUPPLEMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RECOMMENDATION  OF  DIET,
HERBS  AND  NATURAL  PRODUCTS,  AND THEIR PREPARATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH
TRADITIONAL AND MODERN  PRACTICES  OF  MODERN  EAST  ASIAN  OR  ORIENTAL
(CHINESE,  KOREAN  OR  JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY. ANY ACUPUNCTURIST WHOSE
PRACTICE INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDATION OF CUSTOM-MADE REMEDIES  OR  HERBAL
FORMULATIONS  SHALL  BE  SUBJECT  TO  THE  REQUIREMENT  IMPOSED  BY  THE
PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION EIGHT-A OF SECTION EIGHTY-TWO HUNDRED FOURTEEN
OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02820-03-5

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A2558A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3911
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3717, S5512
2011-2012: A5219, A8816, S3511
2013-2014: A4470, S3306

A2558A - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture.

A2558A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2558--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, CLARK, GALEF,
  COLTON, MAGNARELLI, OTIS, QUART -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.
  CAHILL,  MAGEE  --  read  once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the licensing of acupuncturists and the  practice  of  the
  profession of acupuncture, and establishing acupuncturists as mandato-
  ry reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (a) of subdivision  1  of  section  8211  of  the
education  law,  as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990, is amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a) "Profession of acupuncture" is the treating, by means  of  mechan-
ical,  thermal  or  electrical  stimulation effected by the insertion of
needles or by the application of heat,  pressure  or  electrical  stimu-
lation  at  a  point or combination of points on the surface of the body
predetermined on the basis of the theory of the  physiological  interre-
lationship  of  body  organs  with an associated point or combination of
points for diseases, disorders and dysfunctions  of  the  body  for  the
purpose  of  achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect. THE PROFES-
SION OF ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF TRADITIONAL REMEDIES  AND
SUPPLEMENTS  INCLUDING,  BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RECOMMENDATION OF DIET,
HERBS (LOOSE AND PRE-PACKAGED) AND NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND THEIR  PREPARA-
TION  IN  ACCORDANCE WITH TRADITIONAL AND MODERN PRACTICES OF EAST ASIAN
OR ORIENTAL (CHINESE, KOREAN OR JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY. ANY ACUPUNCTU-
RIST WHOSE PRACTICE INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDATION OF CUSTOM-MADE  REMEDIES
OR  HERBAL  FORMULATIONS  SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE REQUIREMENT IMPOSED BY
THE PROVISIONS OF SUBDIVISION  EIGHT-A  OF  SECTION  EIGHTY-TWO  HUNDRED
FOURTEEN OF THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02820-05-5

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Multi-Sponsors

A2558B - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3911
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3717, S5512
2011-2012: A5219, A8816, S3511
2013-2014: A4470, S3306

A2558B - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture.

A2558B - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2558--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED,  COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, CLARK, GALEF,
  COLTON, MAGNARELLI, OTIS, QUART, BRONSON, THIELE, KIM  --  Multi-Spon-
  sored  by  -- M. of A.  CAHILL, LUPARDO, MAGEE, SIMON -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee  --  again  reported  from  said  committee with amendments,
  ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  the  licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the
  profession of acupuncture, and establishing acupuncturists as mandato-
  ry reporters of suspected cases of child abuse and maltreatment

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 8211 of the
education law, as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990,  is  amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  "Profession  of acupuncture" is the treating, by means of mechan-
ical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected  by  the  insertion  of
needles  or  by  the  application of heat, pressure or electrical stimu-
lation at a point or combination of points on the surface  of  the  body
predetermined  on  the basis of the theory of the physiological interre-
lationship of body organs with an associated  point  or  combination  of
points  for  diseases,  disorders  and  dysfunctions of the body for the
purpose of achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect.  THE  PROFES-
SION  OF ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF TRADITIONAL REMEDIES AND
SUPPLEMENTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE RECOMMENDATION  OF  DIET,
HERBS  (LOOSE AND PRE-PACKAGED) AND NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND THEIR PREPARA-
TION IN ACCORDANCE WITH TRADITIONAL AND MODERN PRACTICES OF  EAST  ASIAN
OR ORIENTAL (CHINESE, KOREAN OR JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY. ANY ACUPUNCTU-
RIST  WHOSE PRACTICE INCLUDES THE RECOMMENDATION OF CUSTOM-MADE REMEDIES
OR HERBAL FORMULATIONS SHALL BE SUBJECT TO THE  REQUIREMENT  IMPOSED  BY

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02820-07-5

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Multi-Sponsors

A2558C - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3911
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3717, S5512
2011-2012: A5219, A8816, S3511
2013-2014: A4470, S3306

A2558C - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture.

A2558C - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2558--C

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, COLTON,
  MAGNARELLI, OTIS, QUART, BRONSON, THIELE, KIM -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. CAHILL, LUPARDO, MAGEE, SIMON -- read once  and  referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to  the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the licensing of
  acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 8211 of the
education law, as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990,  is  amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  "Profession  of acupuncture" is the treating, by means of mechan-
ical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected  by  the  insertion  of
needles  or  by  the  application of heat, pressure or electrical stimu-
lation at a point or combination of points on the surface  of  the  body
predetermined  on  the basis of the theory of the physiological interre-
lationship of body organs with an associated  point  or  combination  of
points  for  diseases,  disorders  and  dysfunctions of the body for the
purpose of achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect.  THE  PROFES-
SION  OF  ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND
NATURAL PRODUCTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  THE  RECOMMENDATION  OF
DIET, HERBS AND OTHER NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND THEIR PREPARATION IN ACCORD-
ANCE WITH TRADITIONAL AND MODERN PRACTICES OF EAST ASIAN (CHINESE, KORE-
AN OR JAPANESE) MEDICAL THEORY.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02820-11-6

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A2558D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3911
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8211, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: A3717, S5512
2011-2012: A5219, A8816, S3511
2013-2014: A4470, S3306

A2558D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the licensing of acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture.

A2558D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2558--D

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 20, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED, COOK, ENGLEBRIGHT, GALEF, COLTON,
  MAGNARELLI, OTIS, QUART, BRONSON, THIELE, KIM -- Multi-Sponsored by --
  M. of A. CAHILL, LUPARDO, MAGEE, SIMON -- read once  and  referred  to
  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee  --  again  reported  from said committee with amendments, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee --  recommitted
  to  the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule
  3, sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended  and recommitted to said committee -- again reported from said
  committee with amendments, ordered reprinted as amended and  recommit-
  ted to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the licensing of
  acupuncturists and the practice of the profession of acupuncture

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

  Section  1.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 8211 of the
education law, as added by chapter 772 of the laws of 1990,  is  amended
and a new paragraph (c) is added to read as follows:
  (a)  "Profession  of acupuncture" is the treating, by means of mechan-
ical, thermal or electrical stimulation effected  by  the  insertion  of
needles  or  by  the  application of heat, pressure or electrical stimu-
lation at a point or combination of points on the surface  of  the  body
predetermined  on  the basis of the theory of the physiological interre-
lationship of body organs with an associated  point  or  combination  of
points  for  diseases,  disorders  and  dysfunctions of the body for the
purpose of achieving a therapeutic or prophylactic effect.  THE  PROFES-
SION  OF  ACUPUNCTURE INCLUDES RECOMMENDATION OF DIETARY SUPPLEMENTS AND
NATURAL PRODUCTS INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO,  THE  RECOMMENDATION  OF
DIET, HERBS AND OTHER NATURAL PRODUCTS, AND THEIR PREPARATION IN ACCORD-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02820-14-6

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