senate Bill S2718A

Vetoed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Permits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a duly licensed physical therapist assistant

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

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 28, 2016 vetoed memo.266
Nov 16, 2016 delivered to governor
Jun 14, 2016 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading cal.577
substituted for a2116a
referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1674
Jun 08, 2016 reported and committed to rules
Jun 06, 2016 print number 2718a
amend and recommit to finance
May 16, 2016 reported and committed to finance
Jan 06, 2016 referred to labor
Jun 25, 2015 committed to rules
Jun 08, 2015 advanced to third reading
Jun 03, 2015 2nd report cal.
Jun 02, 2015 1st report cal.1268
May 18, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 28, 2015 referred to labor

Votes

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Jun 14, 2016 - Rules committee Vote

S2718A
21
0
committee
21
Aye
0
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 8, 2016 - Finance committee Vote

S2718A
29
1
committee
29
Aye
1
Nay
5
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 16, 2016 - Labor committee Vote

S2718
11
2
committee
11
Aye
2
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: May 16, 2016

nay (2)
aye wr (3)

Jun 2, 2015 - Finance committee Vote

S2718
29
0
committee
29
Aye
0
Nay
6
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 18, 2015 - Labor committee Vote

S2718
11
1
committee
11
Aye
1
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

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S2718 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2116A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3555, A7293
2011-2012: S5005, A7308

S2718 - Summary

Permits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a certified physical therapist assistant.

S2718 - Sponsor Memo

S2718 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  2718

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. GRIFFO, AVELLA, DeFRANCISCO, FUNKE, GALLIVAN, LANZA,
  MARCHIONE,  MARTINS,  RANZENHOFER,  RITCHIE,  SAVINO,  VALESKY -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee on Labor

AN  ACT  to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to physical
  therapy care provided through the workers' compensation system

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the work-
ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2000, is
amended to read as follows:
  (d)  Upon  the  referral  which may be directive as to treatment of an
authorized physician physical therapy care may be  rendered  by  a  duly
licensed physical therapist OR BY A CERTIFIED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSIST-
ANT.    Where physical therapy care is rendered records of the patient's
condition and progress, together with records of instruction for  treat-
ment,  if  any, shall be maintained by the physical therapist and physi-
cian. Said records shall be submitted to the chair on such forms and  at
such times as the chair may require.
  S  2.  This  act  shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall
have become a law.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02937-01-5

Co-Sponsors

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S2718A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A2116A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S3555, A7293
2011-2012: S5005, A7308

S2718A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Permits an authorized physician to direct that physical therapy care may be rendered by a certified physical therapist assistant.

S2718A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S2718A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 2718--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 28, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRIFFO, ADDABBO, AMEDORE, AVELLA, BONACIC, BOYLE,
  BRESLIN, CARLUCCI, COMRIE, DeFRANCISCO,  ESPAILLAT,  FUNKE,  GALLIVAN,
  GOLDEN,  KENNEDY, LANZA, LARKIN, LATIMER, MARCHIONE, MARTINS, PANEPIN-
  TO, PARKER, RANZENHOFER, RITCHIE,  ROBACH,  SAVINO,  VALESKY  --  read
  twice  and  ordered  printed,  and when printed to be committed to the
  Committee on Labor -- recommitted to the Committee on Labor in accord-
  ance with Senate Rule 6,  sec.  8  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee  and  committed  to  the  Committee  on Finance -- committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation  to  physical
  therapy care provided through the workers' compensation system

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

  Section 1. Paragraph (d) of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the work-
ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2000, is
amended to read as follows:
  (d) Upon the referral which may be directive as  to  treatment  of  an
authorized  physician  physical  therapy  care may be rendered by a duly
licensed physical therapist OR BY A CERTIFIED PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSIST-
ANT.  Where physical therapy care is rendered records of  the  patient's
condition  and progress, together with records of instruction for treat-
ment, if any, shall be maintained by the physical therapist  and  physi-
cian.    PHYSICAL  THERAPISTS  MUST CO-SIGN PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT
TREATMENT NOTES. Said records shall be submitted to the  chair  on  such
forms  and  at  such  times  as the chair may require.  SUPERVISION OF A
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT BY A LICENSED PHYSICAL THERAPIST  SHALL  BE
ON-SITE  AND  THE  SUPERVISING PHYSICAL THERAPIST IS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE
PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT  SERVICES. THE CHAIR, IN CONSULTATION  WITH
THE  BOARD'S  MEDICAL  DIRECTOR,  SHALL  REVIEW PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICE
CODES TO DETERMINE THE APPROPRIATENESS OF MODIFIERS, IF  ANY,  BASED  ON

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02937-05-6

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