senate Bill S1122A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to diagnosis, care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practitioners

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Labor Committee


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 31, 2018 print number 1122a
Jan 31, 2018 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 03, 2018 referred to labor
Jan 06, 2017 referred to labor

Co-Sponsors

S1122 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7301A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-q, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5572, A10230

S1122 - Summary

Relates to diagnosis, care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practioners.

S1122 - Sponsor Memo

S1122 - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                  1122

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. VALESKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to diagnosis,
  care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practition-
  ers

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

  Section  1.  The  workers' compensation law is amended by adding a new
section 13-p to read as follows:
  S 13-P. DIAGNOSIS, CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES  BY  CERTI-
FIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS. 1. WHERE THE TERM "NURSE PRACTITIONER" IS USED
IN THIS SECTION, SUCH TERM SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AS A
REGISTERED  PROFESSIONAL  NURSE, CERTIFIED AS A NURSE PRACTITIONER UNDER
SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND PRACTIC-
ING IN COMPLIANCE WITH THE REQUIREMENTS OF  SECTION  SIX  THOUSAND  NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (A)  NOTWITHSTANDING  THE  REQUIREMENTS OF SECTIONS THIRTEEN AND THIR-
TEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES
WHICH MAKE SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE,  MAY  LAWFULLY
BE  DIAGNOSED  AND TREATED BY A NURSE PRACTITIONER AND AUTHORIZED BY THE
CHAIR TO RENDER HEALTH CARE SERVICES  PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION.  SUCH
SERVICES  SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE NURSE PRACTITIONER AS DEFINED
IN PARAGRAPH (A) OF SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF  SECTION  SIX  THOUSAND  NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND SHALL INCLUDE PERFORMING INDEPEND-
ENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.
  (B)  A  NURSE  PRACTITIONER RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION
SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND NURSE PRACTITIONER
TREATMENT, AND SUCH RECORDS OR REPORTS SHALL BE SUBMITTED TO  THE  CHAIR
ON SUCH FORMS AND AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.
  2.  A NURSE PRACTITIONER WHO IS DESIROUS OF BEING AUTHORIZED TO RENDER
HEALTHCARE SERVICES UNDER THIS SECTION SHALL  FILE  AN  APPLICATION  FOR

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06148-01-7

Co-Sponsors

S1122A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7301A
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Add §13-q, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S5572, A10230

S1122A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to diagnosis, care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practioners.

S1122A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1122A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

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

                                 1122--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 6, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. VALESKY, RITCHIE -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor  --  recom-
  mitted  to  the  Committee  on Labor in accordance with Senate Rule 6,
  sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to diagnosis,
  care and treatment of injured employees by certified nurse practition-
  ers

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

  Section 1. The workers' compensation law is amended by  adding  a  new
section 13-q to read as follows:
  S  13-Q.  DIAGNOSIS, CARE AND TREATMENT OF INJURED EMPLOYEES BY CERTI-
FIED NURSE PRACTITIONERS. 1. WHERE THE TERM "NURSE PRACTITIONER" IS USED
IN THIS SECTION, SUCH TERM SHALL MEAN A PERSON WHO IS DULY LICENSED AS A
REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSE, CERTIFIED AS A NURSE  PRACTITIONER  UNDER
SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE HUNDRED TEN OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND PRACTIC-
ING  IN  COMPLIANCE  WITH  THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW.
  (A) NOTWITHSTANDING THE REQUIREMENTS OF SECTIONS  THIRTEEN  AND  THIR-
TEEN-A OF THIS ARTICLE, AN INJURED EMPLOYEE, INJURED UNDER CIRCUMSTANCES
WHICH  MAKE  SUCH AN INJURY COMPENSABLE UNDER THIS ARTICLE, MAY LAWFULLY
BE DIAGNOSED AND TREATED BY A NURSE PRACTITIONER AND AUTHORIZED  BY  THE
CHAIR  TO  RENDER  HEALTH  CARE  SERVICES PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. SUCH
SERVICES SHALL BE WITHIN THE SCOPE OF THE NURSE PRACTITIONER AS  DEFINED
IN  PARAGRAPH  (A)  OF  SUBDIVISION  THREE  OF SECTION SIX THOUSAND NINE
HUNDRED TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW, AND SHALL INCLUDE PERFORMING INDEPEND-
ENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS.
  (B) A NURSE PRACTITIONER RENDERING SERVICE PURSUANT  TO  THIS  SECTION
SHALL MAINTAIN RECORDS OF THE PATIENT'S CONDITION AND NURSE PRACTITIONER

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06148-02-8

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