senate Bill S1380A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory reporting of convictions and misconduct proceedings

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
Apr 23, 2018 advanced to third reading
Apr 18, 2018 2nd report cal.
Apr 17, 2018 1st report cal.804
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 20, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1997
committee discharged and committed to rules
Jun 16, 2017 print number 1380a
Jun 16, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Jan 09, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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Apr 17, 2018 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1380A
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Apr 17, 2018

aye wr (1)

Jun 20, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S1380A
23
0
committee
23
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
1
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S1380 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6501, 6608-b, 8004, 8355, 8705 & 6510, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7791

S1380 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory reporting of convictions and misconduct proceedings and summary suspension of professional licenses; adds a moral character requirement for certain professional certifications; makes related provisions.

S1380 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1380 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1380

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, HANNON -- 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 access to  patient  or
  client  records  in  the investigation and prosecution of professional
  licensing and misconduct proceedings and summary suspension of profes-
  sional licenses

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

  Section 1. Section 6501 of the education law, as amended by chapter 81
of the laws of 1995, is amended to read as follows:
  §  6501.  Admission  to  a profession (licensing) AND CRIMINAL HISTORY
RECORDS SEARCH.  1. ADMISSION. Admission to practice of a profession  in
this  state  is  accomplished  by  a license being issued to a qualified
applicant by the education department.   To qualify  for  a  license  an
applicant  shall meet the requirements prescribed in the article for the
particular profession and shall  meet  the  requirements  prescribed  in
section 3-503 of the general obligations law.
  2. MORAL CHARACTER REQUIREMENT. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION OF
LAW OR REGULATION TO THE CONTRARY, TO QUALIFY FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE
OR  TO  BE A REGISTERED ENTITY UNDER THIS TITLE, AN APPLICANT FOR LICEN-
SURE OR REGISTRATION AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN REGULATIONS SHALL
BE OF GOOD MORAL CHARACTER AS DETERMINED BY THE DEPARTMENT.
  3. MANDATORY REPORTING OF CONVICTIONS AND PENDING CRIMINAL CHARGES AND
ADVERSE EMPLOYMENT ACTIONS.
  A. ALL LICENSEES AS DEFINED BY THE COMMISSIONER IN  REGULATION,  SHALL
BE REQUIRED TO REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT WITHIN THIRTY DAYS ANY RECORD OF
A  CONVICTION  OF  A  CRIME  AND/OR ANY PENDING CRIMINAL CHARGES.   SUCH
REPORTING REQUIREMENTS SHALL NOT APPLY FOR TRAFFIC  VIOLATIONS,  ACQUIT-
TALS OR DISMISSED CHARGES. LICENSEES SHALL ALSO REPORT TO THE DEPARTMENT
WITHIN  THIRTY DAYS ANY CHARGES OF PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT IN ANY JURIS-
DICTION AND/OR ANY ADVERSE ACTIONS UNDERTAKEN BY A HOSPITAL, INSTITUTION

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

Co-Sponsors

S1380A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§6501, 6608-b, 8004, 8355, 8705 & 6510, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2015-2016 Legislative Session:
S7791

S1380A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory reporting of convictions and misconduct proceedings and summary suspension of professional licenses; adds a moral character requirement for certain professional certifications; makes related provisions.

S1380A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1380A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 1380--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 9, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, HANNON -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher  Education
  --  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended
  and recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to mandating reporting of
  convictions and  misconduct  proceedings  and  summary  suspension  of
  professional licenses

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

  Section 1.  Section 6501 of the education law, as amended  by  chapter
299 of the laws of 2016, is amended to read as follows:
  §  6501.  Admission  to  a profession (licensing) AND CRIMINAL HISTORY
RECORDS SEARCH. 1.  ADMISSION. Admission to practice of a profession  in
this  state  is  accomplished  by  a license being issued to a qualified
applicant by the education department.  To  qualify  for  a  license  an
applicant  shall meet the requirements prescribed in the article for the
particular profession and shall  meet  the  requirements  prescribed  in
section 3-503 of the general obligations law.
  2.  LICENSING OF MILITARY SPOUSES. a. Notwithstanding any provision of
law to the contrary, any applicant seeking  to  qualify  for  a  license
pursuant to this title who is the spouse of an active duty member of the
armed forces of the United States, national guard or reserves as defined
in  10  U.S.C. sections 1209 and 1211, and such spouse is transferred by
the military to this state shall be afforded an expedited review of  his
or  her  application  for licensure. Such application shall be on a form
prescribed by the department and shall include  an  attestation  by  the
applicant of the military status of his or her spouse and any other such
supporting documentation that the department may require. Upon review of
such  application, the department shall issue a license to the applicant
if the applicant holds a license in good standing in another  state  and
in the opinion of the department, the requirements for licensure of such

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

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