senate Bill S692C

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Provides for licensure of school psychologists

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 18, 2018 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 14, 2018 amended on third reading 692d
May 22, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 16, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 15, 2018 1st report cal.1219
Apr 17, 2018 reported and committed to finance
Jan 25, 2018 print number 692c
Jan 25, 2018 amend and recommit to higher education
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.1990
Jun 06, 2017 reported and committed to rules
May 30, 2017 print number 692b
May 30, 2017 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
Feb 14, 2017 print number 692a
Feb 14, 2017 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 04, 2017 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 15, 2018 - Finance committee Vote

S692C
37
0
committee
37
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 17, 2018 - Higher Education committee Vote

S692C
18
0
committee
18
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 20, 2017 - Rules committee Vote

S692B
25
0
committee
25
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jun 6, 2017 - Higher Education committee Vote

S692B
14
0
committee
14
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Co-Sponsors

S692 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1132
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S692 - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S692 - Sponsor Memo

S692 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                   692

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  ORTT  --  read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation to the practice of school psychology

  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  166-A
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 166-A
                            SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION 8720. INTRODUCTION.
        8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
                PSYCHOLOGIST".
        8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY.
        8723. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        8724. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8725. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8726. EXEMPTIONS.
        8727. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  § 8720. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED  IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  §  8721.  PRACTICE  OF  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".   ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR  EXEMPT  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE
SHALL  PRACTICE  SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY  OR  USE  THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".
  § 8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. THE  PRACTICE
OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY IS:
  1.  THE  ASSESSMENT,  INCLUDING  PSYCHO-EDUCATIONAL, DEVELOPMENTAL AND
VOCATIONAL  ASSESSMENT, EVALUATION AND INTERPRETATION  OF  INTELLIGENCE,

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

Co-Sponsors

S692A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1132
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S692A - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S692A - Sponsor Memo

S692A - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 692--A

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  ORTT, CARLUCCI -- 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  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation to the practice of school psychology

  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  166-A
to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 166-A
                            SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
SECTION 8720. INTRODUCTION.
        8721. PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
                PSYCHOLOGIST".
        8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY.
        8723. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
        8724. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8725. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8726. EXEMPTIONS.
        8727. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
  § 8720. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE  OF SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".  THE GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED  IN
ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  §  8721.  PRACTICE  OF  SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY AND USE OF THE TITLE "SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".   ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR  EXEMPT  UNDER  THIS  ARTICLE
SHALL  PRACTICE  SCHOOL  PSYCHOLOGY  OR  USE  THE TITLE "LICENSED SCHOOL
PSYCHOLOGIST".
  § 8722. DEFINITION OF THE PRACTICE OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY. THE  PRACTICE
OF SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY IS:

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

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S692B - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1132
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S692B - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S692B - Sponsor Memo

S692B - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 692--B

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. ORTT, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, RITCHIE -- 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  --  committee
  discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted
  to said committee

AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
  relation to the practice of  school  psychology,  and  establishing  a
  pilot program of multi-tiered system of support model of substance use
  prevention and intervention

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent and findings. The legislature finds that
while significant steps have been taken through legislation to implement
the recommendations of executive and  legislative  task  forces  in  the
joint  effort  to combat the heroin and opioid crises in New York state,
much more must be done  to  identify  risk  factors,  develop  community
response and support strategies and to increase access to treatment.
  The  legislature intends to build on the initial aggressive efforts of
the executive and legislative by recognizing the significant role mental
and behavioral health professionals  play  in  identifying  the  warning
signs of heroin and opioid addiction in our children and the maladaptive
behaviors  that  lead  to  early  drug  use  and  ultimately  abuse  and
addiction. The legislature recognizes  that  certified  school  psychol-
ogists  are  uniquely  qualified  to  identify  the  risk and protective
factors, coupled with adverse childhood experiences which constitute the
drug abuse  process.  However,  these  highly  trained  specialists  are
constrained  to  provide  vital services to the school setting only. The
legislature finds that the state's mission to  address  the  heroin  and
opioid  crises  in  the  state will be advanced through the licensure of
school psychologists and the meaningful  involvement  of  these  trained

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

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S692C - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1132
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S692C - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S692C - Sponsor Memo

S692C - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 692--C

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ORTT, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, HAMILTON, HELMING, RITCHIE
  -- 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  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  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  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  the  practice  of  school psychology, and establishing a
  pilot program of multi-tiered system of support model of substance use
  prevention and intervention

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent and findings. The legislature finds that
while significant steps have been taken through legislation to implement
the  recommendations  of  executive  and  legislative task forces in the
joint effort to combat the heroin and opioid crises in New  York  state,
much  more  must  be  done  to  identify risk factors, develop community
response and support strategies and to increase access to treatment.
  The legislature intends to build on the initial aggressive efforts  of
the executive and legislative by recognizing the significant role mental
and  behavioral  health  professionals  play  in identifying the warning
signs of heroin and opioid addiction in our children and the maladaptive
behaviors  that  lead  to  early  drug  use  and  ultimately  abuse  and
addiction.  The  legislature  recognizes  that certified school psychol-
ogists are uniquely  qualified  to  identify  the  risk  and  protective
factors, coupled with adverse childhood experiences which constitute the
drug  abuse  process.  However,  these  highly  trained  specialists are
constrained to provide vital services to the school  setting  only.  The

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

Co-Sponsors

view additional co-sponsors

S692D (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1132
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2009-2010: S6358, A418
2011-2012: S5676, A233
2013-2014: S2923, A3570
2015-2016: S4995, S6587, A420
2019-2020: S1423, S4340, A1182

S692D (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee) (view more) provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.

S692D (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S692D (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 692--D
    Cal. No. 1219

                       2017-2018 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             January 4, 2017
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. ORTT, CARLUCCI, GALLIVAN, HAMILTON, HELMING, RITCHIE
  -- 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  commit-
  tee  --  committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted as
  amended and recommitted  to  said  committee  --  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  --  reported  favorably  from  said
  committee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- reported favor-
  ably  from said committee, ordered to first and second report, ordered
  to a third reading, amended and ordered reprinted, retaining its place
  in the order of third reading

AN ACT to amend the education  law  and  the  social  services  law,  in
  relation  to  the  practice  of  school psychology, and establishing a
  pilot program of multi-tiered system of support model of substance use
  prevention and intervention

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

  Section 1. Legislative intent and findings. The legislature finds that
while significant steps have been taken through legislation to implement
the  recommendations  of  executive  and  legislative task forces in the
joint effort to combat the heroin and opioid crises in New  York  state,
much  more  must  be  done  to  identify risk factors, develop community
response and support strategies and to increase access to treatment.
  The legislature intends to build on the initial aggressive efforts  of
the executive and legislative by recognizing the significant role mental
and  behavioral  health  professionals  play  in identifying the warning
signs of heroin and opioid addiction in our children and the maladaptive
behaviors  that  lead  to  early  drug  use  and  ultimately  abuse  and
addiction.  The  legislature  recognizes  that certified school psychol-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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