senate Bill S5264

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Mar 17, 2017 referred to higher education

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S5264 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10149
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 163-A §§8450 - 8459, amd §§6503-a, 7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L; amd §700, County L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2019-2020: S3386, A4272
2021-2022: S21

S5264 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists encompassing the assessment, evaluation, and the therapeutic intervention and treatment of mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders through the use of music.

S5264 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5264 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5264

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 17, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  FUNKE  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, the county law, the limited liability
  company law and the partnership law, in relation to the  licensing  of
  professional and clinical music therapists

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

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article  163-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 163-A
                              MUSIC THERAPY
SECTION 8450. INTRODUCTION.
        8451. DEFINITIONS.
        8452. AUTHORIZED  PRACTICE  AND  THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED
                PROFESSIONAL MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND  "LICENSED  CLINICAL
                MUSIC THERAPIST".
        8453. STATE BOARD FOR MUSIC THERAPY.
        8454. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8455. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8456. EXEMPTIONS.
        8457. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8458. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8459. MANDATORY CONTINUING COMPETENCY.
  § 8450. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF  MUSIC  THERAPY, AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED PROFES-
SIONAL MUSIC THERAPIST" AND "LICENSED CLINICAL MUSIC  THERAPIST".    THE
GENERAL  PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 8451. DEFINITIONS. 1. (A)  THE  PRACTICE  OF  LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL
MUSIC  THERAPY  SHALL  MEAN THE CLINICAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED USE OF MUSIC
INTERVENTIONS TO ACCOMPLISH INDIVIDUALIZED GOALS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL  AGES

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

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