assembly Bill A7472A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of fluoroscopy by physician assistants

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to health
Jun 12, 2015 print number 7472a
Jun 12, 2015 amend and recommit to health
May 13, 2015 referred to health

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A7472 - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3501 & 3502, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4716
2019-2020: A2982

A7472 - Summary

Relates to the use of fluoroscopy by physician assistants.

A7472 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  7472

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  GOTTFRIED  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Health

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the use  of  fluo-
  roscopy by physician assistants

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

  Section 1. Section 3501 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20.  "FLUOROSCOPY"  MEANS AN X-RAY BASED TECHNIQUE THAT ALLOWS CONTIN-
UOUS REAL-TIME IMAGING OF AN INSTRUMENT, DYE,  OR  BODY  PART  DURING  A
DIAGNOSTIC  OR TREATMENT PROCEDURE SO THAT LOCATION AND MOVEMENT OF SUCH
INSTRUMENT, DYE, OR BODY PART CAN BE DETECTED AND EVALUATED.
  S 2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 2 of section  3502  of  the
public  health  law,  as  added  by chapter 175 of the laws of 2006, are
amended, and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c) only persons licensed under this article shall practice  radiogra-
phy,  radiation  therapy or nuclear medicine technology or use the title
"radiographer,"  "radiologic  technologist,"  "radiation  therapist"  or
"nuclear medicine technologist" or use the abbreviations LRT, RTT, LRTT,
NMT, or LNMT with his or her name; [and]
  (d) notwithstanding paragraph (c) of this subdivision, quality control
tests  and radiation therapy treatment planning may also be performed by
individuals not licensed by this article[.]; AND
  (E) A LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT MAY ENGAGE IN THE USE OF FLUOROSCO-
PY FOR GUIDANCE OF DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES; PROVIDED  THAT
THE  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  HAS  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED  AN  EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAM APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  S 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate-
ly, the addition, amendment or repeal of any rule or  regulation  neces-
sary  for  the  implementation  of  this  act  on its effective date are
authorized and directed to be made on or before such effective date.

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

A7472A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Health
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3501 & 3502, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A4716
2019-2020: A2982

A7472A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of fluoroscopy by physician assistants.

A7472A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 7472--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 13, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED, CLARK -- read once and referred to the
  Committee  on  Health  --  committee discharged, bill amended, ordered
  reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the use  of  fluo-
  roscopy by physician assistants

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

  Section 1. Section 3501 of the public health law is amended by  adding
a new subdivision 20 to read as follows:
  20.  "FLUOROSCOPY"  MEANS AN X-RAY BASED TECHNIQUE THAT ALLOWS CONTIN-
UOUS REAL-TIME IMAGING OF AN INSTRUMENT, DYE,  OR  BODY  PART  DURING  A
DIAGNOSTIC  OR TREATMENT PROCEDURE SO THAT LOCATION AND MOVEMENT OF SUCH
INSTRUMENT, DYE, OR BODY PART CAN BE DETECTED AND EVALUATED.
  S 2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 2 of section  3502  of  the
public  health  law,  as  added  by chapter 175 of the laws of 2006, are
amended, and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as follows:
  (c) only persons licensed under this article shall practice  radiogra-
phy,  radiation  therapy or nuclear medicine technology or use the title
"radiographer,"  "radiologic  technologist,"  "radiation  therapist"  or
"nuclear medicine technologist" or use the abbreviations LRT, RTT, LRTT,
NMT, or LNMT with his or her name; [and]
  (d) notwithstanding paragraph (c) of this subdivision, quality control
tests  and radiation therapy treatment planning may also be performed by
individuals not licensed by this article[.]; AND
  (E) A LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT MAY ENGAGE IN THE USE OF FLUOROSCO-
PY FOR GUIDANCE OF DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES; PROVIDED  THAT
THE  PHYSICIAN  ASSISTANT  HAS  SUCCESSFULLY  COMPLETED  AN  EDUCATIONAL
PROGRAM CONSISTING OF AT LEAST FORTY HOURS OF DIDACTIC AND  FORTY  HOURS
OF CLINICAL TRAINING WITH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A COMPETENCY EXAM, AS
APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10870-02-5

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