assembly Bill A10149

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists

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Mar 20, 2018 referred to higher education

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A10149 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S5264
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 163-A §§8450 - 8459, amd §§6503-a, 7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L; amd §700, County L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: A4272, S3386
2021-2022: S21

A10149 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists encompassing the assessment, evaluation, and the therapeutic intervention and treatment of mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders through the use of music.

A10149 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  10149

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 20, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. SOLAGES -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, the county law, the limited liability
  company law and the partnership law, in relation to the  licensing  of
  professional and clinical music therapists

  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  163-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 163-A
                              MUSIC THERAPY
SECTION 8450. INTRODUCTION.
        8451. DEFINITIONS.
        8452. AUTHORIZED  PRACTICE  AND  THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED
                PROFESSIONAL MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND  "LICENSED  CLINICAL
                MUSIC THERAPIST".
        8453. STATE BOARD FOR MUSIC THERAPY.
        8454. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8455. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8456. EXEMPTIONS.
        8457. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8458. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8459. MANDATORY CONTINUING COMPETENCY.
  § 8450. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF  MUSIC  THERAPY, AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED PROFES-
SIONAL MUSIC THERAPIST" AND "LICENSED CLINICAL MUSIC  THERAPIST".    THE
GENERAL  PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 8451. DEFINITIONS. 1. (A)  THE  PRACTICE  OF  LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL
MUSIC  THERAPY  SHALL  MEAN THE CLINICAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED USE OF MUSIC
INTERVENTIONS TO ACCOMPLISH INDIVIDUALIZED GOALS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL  AGES
AND ABILITY LEVELS WITHIN A THERAPEUTIC RELATIONSHIP, THROUGH THE DEVEL-
OPMENT  OF  MUSIC  THERAPY  TREATMENT  PLANS  SPECIFIC  TO THE NEEDS AND
STRENGTHS OF THE CLIENT WHO MAY BE SEEN INDIVIDUALLY AND/OR IN GROUPS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets