senate Bill S3381A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 20, 2018 committed to rules
May 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2018 1st report cal.1231
May 01, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Apr 26, 2018 print number 3381a
Apr 26, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 07, 2017 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 15, 2017 advanced to third reading
May 10, 2017 2nd report cal.
May 09, 2017 1st report cal.890
Apr 25, 2017 reported and committed to finance
Jan 23, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 15, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S3381A
37
0
committee
37
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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May 1, 2018 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3381A
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: May 1, 2018

aye wr (1)

May 9, 2017 - Finance committee Vote

S3381
36
0
committee
36
Aye
0
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 25, 2017 - Higher Education committee Vote

S3381
17
0
committee
17
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
2
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S3381 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3968
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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: S7936, A10457
2019-2020: S4695, A6875
2021-2022: S3763, A5740

S3381 - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

S3381 - Sponsor Memo

S3381 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3381

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  GRIFFO -- 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 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

Co-Sponsors

S3381A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3968
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
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: S7936, A10457
2019-2020: S4695, A6875
2021-2022: S3763, A5740

S3381A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

S3381A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3381A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 3381--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 23, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. GRIFFO, GALLIVAN -- read twice and ordered printed,
  and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher  Education
  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education 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 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

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD07472-02-8

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