assembly Bill A3968A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Apr 30, 2018 print number 3968a
Apr 30, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jan 30, 2017 referred to higher education

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A3968 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3381
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 169 §§8900 - 8909, amd §§6503-a, 6507 & 6505-b, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10457, S7936
2019-2020: A6875, S4695
2021-2022: A5740, S3763

A3968 - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

A3968 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3968

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, the social services law, the  limited
  liability  company  law  and  the  partnership law, in relation to the
  licensing of vision impairment  specialists;  and  providing  for  the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 169 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 169
                      VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS
SECTION 8900. INTRODUCTION.
        8901. DEFINITIONS.
        8902. USE OF TITLES.
        8903. STATE BOARD FOR VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS.
        8904. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE WITH  A  SPECIALIZATION  AS  AN
                ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALIST.
        8905. REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A  LICENSE  WITH  A SPECIALIZATION AS A
                VISION REHABILITATION THERAPIST.
        8906. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8907. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8908. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8909. SEPARABILITY.
  § 8900. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS, AND PROVIDES FOR THE  LICENSING  OF  ORIENTATION
AND  MOBILITY  SPECIALISTS  AND  VISION  REHABILITATION  THERAPISTS. THE
GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED
THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  § 8901. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
  1. THE PRACTICE OF "VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALIST" SHALL MEAN PROVIDING
ASSESSMENT AND EVALUATION OF, AND TRAINING FOR, PERSONS WHO ARE VISUALLY
IMPAIRED  WHEN SUCH ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND TRAINING INCORPORATES THE

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A3968A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3381
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 169 §§8900 - 8909, amd §§6503-a, 6507 & 6505-b, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10457, S7936
2019-2020: A6875, S4695
2021-2022: A5740, S3763

A3968A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

A3968A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3968--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 30, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. LUPARDO, RIVERA, BRINDISI, WILLIAMS, ORTIZ, COOK,
  GALEF,  JENNE,  GOTTFRIED,  DiPIETRO,  CROUCH,  PALMESANO,  MONTESANO,
  D'URSO, GUNTHER, WALLACE, BLAKE, PEOPLES-STOKES, PERRY, RYAN, BENEDET-
  TO, SEPULVEDA, ABBATE, SKOUFIS, DE LA ROSA, RAIA, RA, WALTER, BLANKEN-
  BUSH, OAKS, BRABENEC, ABINANTI, THIELE, LAVINE, WEPRIN,  M. G. MILLER,
  MURRAY,  COLTON,  M. L. MILLER,  HEVESI,  KOLB,  L. ROSENTHAL, PAULIN,
  QUART, NORRIS, HUNTER -- Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  BARCLAY,
  BUTLER,  BYRNE,  CRESPO,  CURRAN, CYMBROWITZ, DAVILA, DINOWITZ, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, ERRIGO, FINCH, HAWLEY, HOOPER, KIM, LENTOL, MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,
  MORINELLO,  SIMON, STEC, STECK, WALSH -- read once and referred to the
  Committee on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on High-
  er 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, the social services law, the limited
  liability company law and the partnership  law,  in  relation  to  the
  licensing  of  vision  impairment  specialists;  and providing for the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 169 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 169
                      VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS
SECTION 8900. INTRODUCTION.
        8901. DEFINITIONS.
        8902. USE OF TITLES.
        8903. STATE BOARD FOR VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS.
        8904. REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A  LICENSE  WITH A SPECIALIZATION AS AN
                ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALIST.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07472-03-8