assembly Bill A719B

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 09, 2016 print number 719b
Mar 09, 2016 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 06, 2016 referred to higher education
Jun 15, 2015 print number 719a
Jun 15, 2015 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 07, 2015 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A719 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6990
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7108, S4835
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A719 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry.

A719 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                   719

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. PRETLOW, SIMANOWITZ, WALTER -- Multi-Sponsored by
  -- M. of A. CURRAN -- read once and referred to the Committee on High-
  er Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to making technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

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

  Section  1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education law,
subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and  subdivi-
sion  2  as  amended  by chapter 438 of the laws of 2012, are amended to
read as follows:
  1. The practice of the profession of podiatry is defined  as  diagnos-
ing,  treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease, injury,
deformity or other condition of  the  foot,  THE  DIAGNOSING,  TREATING,
OPERATING  OR  PRESCRIBING  FOR CUTANEOUS CONDITIONS OF THE ANKLE TO THE
LEVEL OF THE DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY, and may include performing  phys-
ical  evaluations  in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treat-
ment. For the purposes of wound care however, the practice  of  podiatry
shall include the treatment of such wounds if they are [contiguous with]
RELATED  TO  A CONDITION OF THE FOOT OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE DISTAL
TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE wounds relating, originating or in  the  course
of  treatment  of  [a  wound  on]  the foot OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE
DISTAL TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the podiatric scope of  practice.  Wound
care  shall  not,  however, extend beyond the level ending at the distal
tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may also include diagnosing,
treating, operating and prescribing for any disease,  injury,  deformity
or  other  condition  of  the ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the
tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privi-
lege to perform podiatric  standard  ankle  surgery  or  advanced  ankle
surgery  in accordance with section seven thousand nine of this article;
PROVIDED, HOWEVER, THAT SUCH PRIVILEGE SHALL NOT  BE  REQUIRED  FOR  THE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05334-01-5

Co-Sponsors

Multi-Sponsors

A719A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6990
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7108, S4835
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A719A - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry.

A719A - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 719--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, SIMANOWITZ, WALTER, LUPINACCI -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. CURRAN --  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,  in  relation  to  making  technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education  law,
subdivision  1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and subdivi-
sion 2 as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  The  practice of the profession of podiatry is defined as diagnos-
ing, treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease,  injury,
deformity  or  other  condition  of  the foot, THE DIAGNOSING, TREATING,
OPERATING OR PRESCRIBING FOR CUTANEOUS CONDITIONS OF THE  ANKLE  TO  THE
LEVEL  OF  THE  TIBIAL  TUBEROSITY,  and may include performing physical
evaluations in conjunction with the provision  of  podiatric  treatment.
THE  PRACTICE  OF PODIATRY SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TREATMENTS OR
PROCEDURES PERFORMED ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE MALLEOLI,  UNLESS  OTHERWISE
PROVIDED: THE TREATMENT OF MELANOMA; PERFORMANCE OF MOHS SURGERY; MUSCLE
FLAPS  OR  MICROVASCULAR  ANASTAMOSES.  For  the  purposes of wound care
however, the practice of podiatry shall include the  treatment  of  such
wounds  if they are [contiguous with] RELATED TO A CONDITION OF THE FOOT
OR ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE TIBIAL TUBEROSITY OR ARE  wounds  relating,
originating  or  in  the course of treatment of [a wound on] the foot OR
ANKLE TO THE LEVEL OF THE TIBIAL TUBEROSITY within the  podiatric  scope
of  practice.  Wound  care  shall  not, however, extend beyond the level
ending at the distal tibial tuberosity. The  practice  of  podiatry  may
also  include  diagnosing,  treating,  operating and prescribing for any
disease, injury, deformity or other condition  of  the  ankle  and  soft

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD05334-04-5

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A719B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S6990
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7108, S4835
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A719B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry.

A719B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 719--B

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             January 7, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, SIMANOWITZ, WALTER, LUPINACCI -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. CURRAN --  read  once  and  referred  to  the
  Committee  on  Higher Education -- committee discharged, bill amended,
  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  making  technical
  changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry

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

  Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education  law,
subdivision  1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and subdivi-
sion 2 as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
read as follows:
  1.  The  practice of the profession of podiatry is defined as diagnos-
ing, treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease,  injury,
deformity  or other condition of the foot, THE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT OF
THE ANKLE AND THE ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES OF THE ANKLE,  CUTANEOUS  CONDI-
TIONS AND WOUNDS OF THE ANKLE, and may include performing physical eval-
uations  in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treatment.  [For
the purposes of wound care  however,  the  practice  of  podiatry  shall
include  the treatment of such wounds if they are contiguous with wounds
relating, originating or in the course of treatment of a  wound  on  the
foot  within  the podiatric scope of practice.] THE PRACTICE OF PODIATRY
SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TREATMENTS OR PROCEDURES PERFORMED ABOVE
THE LEVEL OF THE MALLEOLI, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED: THE  TREATMENT  OF
MELANOMA;  PERFORMANCE  OF  MOHS  SURGERY; MUSCLE FLAPS OR MICROVASCULAR
ANASTAMOSES. Wound care shall not,  however,  extend  beyond  the  level
ending  at  the [distal] tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may
also include [diagnosing, treating, operating and  prescribing  for  any
disease, injury, deformity or other condition of] the SURGICAL TREATMENT
OF  THE  ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the tibial tuberosity if
the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privilege to perform podia-