assembly Bill A1880

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Jun 05, 2018 held for consideration in higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 13, 2017 referred to higher education

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A1880 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4734
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7108, S4835
2015-2016: A719, S4600, S6990
2019-2020: A6185, S5395
2021-2022: A2294, S2019

A1880 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry.

A1880 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1880

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW, SIMANOWITZ, WALTER, LUPINACCI -- Multi-
  Sponsored by -- M. of A. CURRAN --  read  once  and  referred  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 NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT  OF
THE  ANKLE  AND THE ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES OF THE ANKLE, CUTANEOUS CONDI-
TIONS AND WOUNDS OF THE ANKLE, and may include performing physical eval-
uations in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treatment.   [For
the  purposes  of  wound  care  however,  the practice of podiatry shall
include the treatment of such wounds if they are contiguous with  wounds
relating,  originating  or  in the course of treatment of a wound on the
foot within the podiatric scope of practice.] 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.  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 SURGICAL TREATMENT
OF THE ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the tibial  tuberosity  if
the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privilege to perform podia-
tric standard ankle surgery or advanced ankle surgery in accordance with

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