|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 28, 2016||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S6587
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
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S6587 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Senate Higher Education
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507 & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
- Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2017-2018: S692, A1132
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182
S6587 (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.
S6587 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6587 TITLE OF BILL : An act to amend the education law and the social services 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.
S6587 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6587 I N S E N A T E January 28, 2016 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the education law and the social services 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, COGNITIVE PROCESSES, APTITUDES, INTERESTS, ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT, ADJUSTMENT, PERSONALITY FACTORS AND MOTIVATIONS, OR ANY OTHER ATTRI- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04126-01-5
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