senate Bill S4599

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2018 print number 4599a
Jun 14, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 03, 2018 referred to higher education
Feb 21, 2017 referred to higher education

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S4599 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7632
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6389

S4599 - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the language specific to persons with autism and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders.

S4599 - Sponsor Memo

S4599 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4599

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. RITCHIE -- 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 applied behavior anal-
  ysis

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 8802 of the education law, as
added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The practice of applied behavior analysis by a  "licensed  behavior
analyst"  shall  mean the design, implementation and evaluation of envi-
ronmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and  consequences,  to
produce  socially  significant  improvement in human behavior, including
the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional  analysis  of
the  relationship between environment and behavior[, pursuant to a diag-
nosis and prescription or order from a person who is licensed or  other-
wise  authorized  to provide such diagnosis and prescription or ordering
services pursuant to a profession enumerated  in  this  title,  for  the
purpose of providing behavioral health treatment for persons with autism
and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10083-01-7

Co-Sponsors

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S4599A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7632
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A6389

S4599A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the language specific to persons with autism and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders.

S4599A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4599A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4599--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 21, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. RITCHIE, BROOKS, FELDER, GALLIVAN, HAMILTON, HELM-
  ING, JACOBS, KAMINSKY, LARKIN, ORTT, ROBACH, SAVINO -- 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 commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to applied behavior anal-
  ysis

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 8802 of the education law, as
added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The practice of applied behavior analysis by a  "licensed  behavior
analyst"  shall  mean the design, implementation and evaluation of envi-
ronmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and  consequences,  to
produce  socially  significant  improvement in human behavior, including
the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional  analysis  of
the relationship between environment and behavior, pursuant to a diagno-
sis and prescription or order from a person who is licensed or otherwise
authorized  to  provide  such  diagnosis  and  prescription  or ordering
services pursuant to a profession enumerated in  this  title[,  for  the
purpose of providing behavioral health treatment for persons with autism
and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD10083-02-8

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