|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 21, 2016||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|Jan 06, 2016||referred to higher education|
|Apr 28, 2015||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S4995
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S4995 (ACTIVE) - Details
S4995 (ACTIVE) - 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.
S4995 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER:S4995 TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the practice of school psychology PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA: This act provides for licensure of school psychologists and defines the educational and experiential qualifications necessary for licensure and continued practice. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill adds a new Article 166-A to the Education Law and provides for the following: § 8721 authorizes use of the title school psychologist to those individuals licensed under this article or otherwise exempted. § 8722 provides a definition of the practice of school psychology. § 8723 defines the requirements for professional licensure as a school Psychologist.
S4995 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4995 2015-2016 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 28, 2015 ___________ Introduced by Sen. FLANAGAN -- 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 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". S 8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY IS: 1. THE ASSESSMENT, INCLUDING PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL, DEVELOPMENTAL AND VOCATIONAL ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND INTERPRETATION OF INTELLIGENCE, EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD10659-01-5
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