assembly Bill A8504B

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; repealer

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 12, 2018 print number 8504b
Jan 12, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Sep 25, 2017 print number 8504a
Sep 25, 2017 amend and recommit to higher education
Jun 16, 2017 referred to higher education

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A8504 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2231
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§8004 & 8005, amd Ed L, generally; amd §§413 & 488, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4999
2015-2016: S362
2019-2020: A7380, S5442

A8504 - Summary

Provides for the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; defines the practice thereof.

A8504 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8504

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE -- read once and referred to the Committee
  on Higher Education

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; and repeal-
  ing certain provisions of the education law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration of purpose. The legis-
lature  finds  that  the application of scientific knowledge relating to
dietetics and nutrition is important in effective  care,  treatment  and
prevention of disease or trauma and in the attainment and maintenance of
health,  and  acknowledges that the rendering and communication of sound
dietetic and nutrition services in hospitals,  nursing  homes,  extended
care and ambulatory care settings, school districts, health departments,
private  practice  and  consultation,  and  in  other  settings requires
trained and competent professionals. The legislature further finds  that
it is necessary in the provision of medical nutrition therapy, and ther-
apeutic  diets,  for such professionals to be licensed under article 157
of the education law to ensure quality nutrition care, consisting  of  a
nutrition  assessment,  nutrition  diagnosis, nutrition intervention and
the monitoring and evaluation of outcomes directly related to the nutri-
tion care process. Therefore, it is hereby declared to be the purpose of
this act to protect the health, safety, and welfare  of  the  public  by
providing  for the licensure and regulation of the activities of persons
engaged in the practice of dietetics and nutrition.
  § 2. Section 8000 of the education law, as added by chapter 635 of the
laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  § 8000. Introduction.  This article applies to the use of  the  titles
["certified dietitian" and "certified nutritionist"] LICENSED NUTRITION-
IST OR "LN" AND "LICENSED DIETITIAN/NUTRITIONIST" OR "LDN" AND THE PRAC-
TICE  OF  DIETETICS  AND  NUTRITION.    The  general  provision  for all

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

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Multi-Sponsors

A8504A - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2231
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§8004 & 8005, amd Ed L, generally; amd §§413 & 488, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4999
2015-2016: S362
2019-2020: A7380, S5442

A8504A - Summary

Provides for the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; defines the practice thereof.

A8504A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8504--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. JAFFEE, RAIA, McDONOUGH -- read once and referred
  to  the  Committee  on  Higher Education -- committee discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; and repeal-
  ing certain provisions of the education law relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration of purpose. The legis-
lature  finds  that  the application of scientific knowledge relating to
dietetics and nutrition is important in effective  care,  treatment  and
prevention of disease or trauma and in the attainment and maintenance of
health,  and  acknowledges that the rendering and communication of sound
dietetic and nutrition services in hospitals,  nursing  homes,  extended
care and ambulatory care settings, school districts, health departments,
private  practice  and  consultation,  and  in  other  settings requires
trained and competent professionals. The legislature further finds  that
it is necessary in the provision of medical nutrition therapy, and ther-
apeutic  diets,  for such professionals to be licensed under article 157
of the education law to ensure quality nutrition care, consisting  of  a
nutrition  assessment,  nutrition  diagnosis, nutrition intervention and
the monitoring and evaluation of outcomes directly related to the nutri-
tion care process. Therefore, it is hereby declared to be the purpose of
this act to protect the health, safety, and welfare  of  the  public  by
providing  for the licensure and regulation of the activities of persons
engaged in the practice of dietetics and nutrition.
  § 2. Section 8000 of the education law, as added by chapter 635 of the
laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  § 8000. Introduction.  This article applies to the use of  the  titles
["certified dietitian" and "certified nutritionist"] LICENSED NUTRITION-

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

Co-Sponsors

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Multi-Sponsors

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A8504B (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2231
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §§8004 & 8005, amd Ed L, generally; amd §§413 & 488, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S4999
2015-2016: S362
2019-2020: A7380, S5442

A8504B (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; defines the practice thereof.

A8504B (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8504--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 16, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. JAFFEE, RAIA, McDONOUGH, ORTIZ, D'URSO, MONTESA-
  NO, MORINELLO, SEAWRIGHT, ERRIGO, WALTER -- Multi-Sponsored by  --  M.
  of  A. CROUCH, B. MILLER -- read once and referred to the Committee on
  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said committee -- recommitted
  to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance with Assembly  Rule
  3,  sec. 2 -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation to the licensure of dietitians and nutritionists; and repeal-
  ing certain provisions of the education law relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Legislative findings and declaration of purpose. The legis-
lature finds that the application of scientific  knowledge  relating  to
dietetics  and  nutrition  is important in effective care, treatment and
prevention of disease or trauma and in the attainment and maintenance of
health, and acknowledges that the rendering and communication  of  sound
dietetic  and  nutrition  services in hospitals, nursing homes, extended
care and ambulatory care settings, school districts, health departments,
private practice  and  consultation,  and  in  other  settings  requires
trained  and competent professionals. The legislature further finds that
it is necessary in the provision of medical nutrition therapy, and ther-
apeutic diets, for such professionals to be licensed under  article  157
of  the  education law to ensure quality nutrition care, consisting of a
nutrition assessment, nutrition diagnosis,  nutrition  intervention  and
the monitoring and evaluation of outcomes directly related to the nutri-
tion care process. Therefore, it is hereby declared to be the purpose of
this  act  to  protect  the health, safety, and welfare of the public by
providing for the licensure and regulation of the activities of  persons
engaged in the practice of dietetics and nutrition.

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