assembly Bill A420

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Provides for licensure of school psychologists

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Jun 02, 2016 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to higher education

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A420 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6587
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507 & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A3570B, S2923B
2011-2012: A233, S5676
2009-2010: A418A, S6358A

A420 - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice as a school psychologist; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

A420 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   420

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                               (PREFILED)

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  ROSENTHAL, MILLER, SCARBOROUGH, CLARK, OTIS,
  SKOUFIS, BRENNAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  LUPARDO,  MAYER,
  McDONOUGH,  SKARTADOS  --  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 practice of school psychology

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article  166-A
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 166-A
                            SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION 8720. INTRODUCTION.
        8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
                PSYCHOLOGIST".
        8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY.
        8723. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        8724. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8725. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8726. EXEMPTIONS.
        8727. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  S 8720. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED  IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  S  8721.  PRACTICE  OF  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".   ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR  EXEMPT  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE
SHALL  PRACTICE  SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY  OR  USE  THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04126-01-5

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