assembly Bill A8541

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to modernizing the chiropractic scope of practice; repealer

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Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Jun 21, 2017 referred to higher education

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A8541 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S7427
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §6556, amd Ed L, generally
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A4405, S5415

A8541 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to modernizing the chiropractic scope of practice; authorizes chiropractic clinical assistants.

A8541 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8541

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 21, 2017
                               ___________

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

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in relation to modernizing the
  chiropractic scope of practice; and to repeal  certain  provisions  of
  such law relating thereto

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

  Section 1. Section 6551 of the education law, as added by chapter  987
of  the  laws of 1971, paragraphs a and b of subdivision 2 as amended by
chapter 450 of the laws of 1983, and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter
683 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
  § 6551. Definition of practice of chiropractic.   1. The  practice  of
the  profession  of chiropractic is defined as [detecting and correcting
by manual or  mechanical  means  structural  imbalance,  distortion,  or
subluxations  in the human body for the purpose of removing nerve inter-
ference and the effects thereof, where such interference is  the  result
of  or  related  to distortion, misalignment or subluxation of or in the
vertebral column. 2.] THE EXAMINATION, EVALUATION, DETECTION,  DIAGNOSIS
OF THE HUMAN BODY AND/OR TREATMENT OR CORRECTION OF: SUBLUXATIONS IN THE
VERTEBRAL  COLUMN  OR  OTHER  ARTICULAR SEGMENTS BY MANUAL OR MECHANICAL
MEANS,   NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL    CONDITIONS,    STRUCTURAL    IMBALANCE,
DISTORTION,  AND/OR DYSFUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY AND THE EFFECTS THERE-
OF; INCLUDING RESTORING NERVOUS  SYSTEM  INTEGRITY,  STRUCTURAL  BALANCE
AND/OR  FUNCTION;  AS  IT MAY RELATE TO ANY HUMAN DISEASE, PAIN, INJURY,
DEFORMITY OR PHYSICAL CONDITION.
  2. A. THE PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
PHYSICAL AND FUNCTIONAL EXAMINATION OF PATIENTS, HEALTH ASSESSMENT, WORK
CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT, HANDICAP ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT, SCHOOL AND OTHER
SPORTS ASSESSMENT, SCHOOL ATTENDANCE ASSESSMENT, SPINAL  HEALTH  ASSESS-
MENT,  ANALYSIS,  OR  TO  GIVE CONSULTATION, ADVICE, RECOMMENDATIONS AND
COUNSELING REGARDING  ANATOMY,  PHYSIOLOGY,  NEUROLOGY,  GENERAL  HEALTH

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