|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 03, 2018||ordered to third reading cal.336|
|May 25, 2017||advanced to third reading cal.519|
|May 23, 2017||reported|
|Feb 03, 2017||referred to health|
assembly Bill A4716
Archive: Last Bill Status - On Floor Calendar
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
Ellen C. Jaffee
Kevin M. Byrne
A4716 (ACTIVE) - Details
A4716 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 4716 2017-2018 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y February 3, 2017 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. GOTTFRIED -- read once and referred to the Committee on Health AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the use of fluo- roscopy by physician assistants THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 3501 of the public health law is amended by adding a new subdivision 20 to read as follows: 20. "FLUOROSCOPY" MEANS AN X-RAY BASED TECHNIQUE THAT ALLOWS CONTIN- UOUS REAL-TIME IMAGING OF AN INSTRUMENT, DYE, OR BODY PART DURING A DIAGNOSTIC OR TREATMENT PROCEDURE SO THAT LOCATION AND MOVEMENT OF SUCH INSTRUMENT, DYE, OR BODY PART CAN BE DETECTED AND EVALUATED. § 2. Paragraphs (c) and (d) of subdivision 2 of section 3502 of the public health law, as added by chapter 175 of the laws of 2006, are amended, and a new paragraph (e) is added to read as follows: (c) only persons licensed under this article shall practice radiogra- phy, radiation therapy or nuclear medicine technology or use the title "radiographer," "radiologic technologist," "radiation therapist" or "nuclear medicine technologist" or use the abbreviations LRT, RTT, LRTT, NMT, or LNMT with his or her name; [and] (d) notwithstanding paragraph (c) of this subdivision, quality control tests and radiation therapy treatment planning may also be performed by individuals not licensed by this article[.]; AND (E) A LICENSED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT MAY ENGAGE IN THE USE OF FLUOROSCO- PY FOR GUIDANCE OF DIAGNOSTIC AND THERAPEUTIC PROCEDURES; PROVIDED THAT THE PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT HAS SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETED AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM CONSISTING OF AT LEAST FORTY HOURS OF DIDACTIC AND FORTY HOURS OF CLINICAL TRAINING WITH SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF A COMPETENCY EXAM, AS APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT. § 3. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after it shall have become a law; provided, however, that effective immediate- ly, the addition, amendment or repeal of any rule or regulation neces- sary for the implementation of this act on its effective date is author- ized and directed to be made on or before such effective date.
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