assembly Bill A4716

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the use of fluoroscopy by physician assistants

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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

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A4716 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S8165
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§3501 & 3502, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A7472, S5186
2019-2020: A2982, S1812

A4716 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the use of fluoroscopy by physician assistants.

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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