senate Bill S2488

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the unauthorized practice of a profession, the unauthorized use of a professional title and the practice of esthetics

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Rules Committee


  • Introduced
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 14, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 09, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 08, 2018 1st report cal.1111
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 24, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 08, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 03, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 02, 2017 1st report cal.730
Jan 13, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 8, 2018 - Higher Education committee Vote

S2488
16
0
committee
16
Aye
0
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 8, 2018

aye wr (2)

May 2, 2017 - Higher Education committee Vote

S2488
15
1
committee
15
Aye
1
Nay
3
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 2, 2017

nay (1)
aye wr (3)

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S2488 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A4433
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6512 & 6513, Ed L; amd §400, Gen Bus L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5113, A7572

S2488 - Summary

Relates to the unauthorized practice of a profession, the unauthorized use of a professional title and the practice of esthetics.

S2488 - Sponsor Memo

S2488 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  2488

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 13, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, AKSHAR -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the unauthorized prac-
  tice of a profession and the unauthorized use of a professional title;
  and to amend the general business law, in relation to the practice  of
  esthetics

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 2 of section 6512  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 689 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  2.  Anyone  who knowingly aids or abets [three] ONE or more unlicensed
persons to practice a profession or employs  or  holds  such  unlicensed
persons  out  as  being  able  to  practice in any profession in which a
license is a prerequisite to the practice of the acts, or who  knowingly
aids  or abets [three] ONE or more persons to practice any profession as
exempt persons during the time when the professional  licenses  of  such
persons are suspended, revoked or annulled, shall be guilty of a class E
felony.
  §  2.  Subdivision 2 of section 6513 of the education law, as added by
chapter 687 of the laws of 1976, is amended to read as follows:
  2. Anyone who knowingly aids or abets [three] ONE or more persons  not
authorized  to  use a professional title regulated by this title, to use
such professional title,  or  knowingly  employs  [three]  ONE  or  more
persons  not  authorized  to  use a professional title regulated by this
title, who use such professional title in the course of such employment,
shall be guilty of a class E felony.
  § 3. Subdivision 6 of section 400 of  the  general  business  law,  as
added by chapter 509 of the laws of 1992, is amended to read as follows:
  6.  The  practice  of  "esthetics"  means  providing for a fee, or any
consideration or exchange,  whether  direct  or  indirect,  services  to
enhance the appearance of the face, neck, arms, legs, and shoulders of a

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

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