senate Bill S4600A

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2015 print number 4600a
Jun 15, 2015 amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 30, 2015 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S4600 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A719
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4835, A7108
2017-2018: S4734, A1880
2019-2020: S5395, A6185
2021-2022: S2019, A2294

S4600 - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

S4600 - Sponsor Memo

S4600 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  4600

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  LIBOUS -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher 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
DIAGNOSING, TREATING, OPERATING OR PRESCRIBING FOR CUTANEOUS  CONDITIONS

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

Co-Sponsors

S4600A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A719
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4835, A7108
2017-2018: S4734, A1880
2019-2020: S5395, A6185
2021-2022: S2019, A2294

S4600A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry and chapter 438 of the laws of 2012.

S4600A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 4600--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 30, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  LIBOUS, PARKER -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed 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.
                                                           LBD05334-05-5

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