senate Bill S8522A

2017-2018 Legislative Session

Relates to removing the three-year exemption of mandatory continuing education for newly licensed certified public accountants and public accountants

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 11, 2018 delivered to governor
Jun 20, 2018 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1426
substituted for s8522a
Jun 20, 2018 substituted by a10648
Jun 04, 2018 advanced to third reading
May 31, 2018 2nd report cal.
May 30, 2018 1st report cal.1426
May 10, 2018 print number 8522a
May 10, 2018 amend (t) and recommit to higher education
May 09, 2018 referred to higher education

S8522 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10648
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7409, Ed L

S8522 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the three-year exemption of mandatory continuing education for newly licensed certified public accountants and public accountants.

S8522 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8522 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  8522

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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  mandatory  continuing
  education requirements for certified public accountants

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

  Section 1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 7409 of the  educa-
tion  law,  as amended by chapter 651 of the laws of 2008, is amended to
read as follows:
  b. [Certified public  accountants  and  public  accountants  shall  be
exempt  from  the  mandatory  continuing  education  requirement for the
triennial registration period during which they are  first  licensed  by
the  department.]  CERTIFIED  PUBLIC  ACCOUNTANTS AND PUBLIC ACCOUNTANTS
SHALL BE REQUIRED TO COMPLETE MANDATORY  CONTINUING  EDUCATION  REQUIRE-
MENTS  BEGINNING  IN  THE  CALENDAR  YEAR SUBSEQUENT TO THEIR RECEIPT OF
THEIR CERTIFICATE WITH CPE,  PRORATED  FOR  THE  TRIENNIAL  REGISTRATION
PERIOD  DURING  WHICH  THEY  ARE  FIRST  LICENSED  BY THE DEPARTMENT. In
accordance with the intent of this section, adjustments to the mandatory
continuing education requirement may be granted by  the  department  for
reasons  of  health  certified  by a physician, for extended active duty
with armed forces of the United States, or for other good cause accepta-
ble to the department which may prevent compliance.
  § 2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2020.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15717-02-8

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S8522A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10648
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7409, Ed L

S8522A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Removes the three-year exemption of mandatory continuing education for newly licensed certified public accountants and public accountants.

S8522A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S8522A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 8522--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                               May 9, 2018
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. HELMING -- 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  removing  the  three-
  year  exemption  of  mandatory continuing education for newly licensed
  certified public accountants and public accountants

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

  Section  1. Paragraph b of subdivision 1 of section 7409 of the educa-
tion law, as amended by chapter 651 of the laws of 2008, is  amended  to
read as follows:
  b.  [Certified  public  accountants  and  public  accountants shall be
exempt from the  mandatory  continuing  education  requirement  for  the
triennial  registration  period  during which they are first licensed by
the department.] In accordance with the intent of this section,  adjust-
ments  to  the mandatory continuing education requirement may be granted
by the department for reasons of health certified by  a  physician,  for
extended  active  duty  with  armed  forces of the United States, or for
other good cause acceptable to the department which may prevent  compli-
ance.
  §  2. This act shall take effect January 1, 2020. Effective immediate-
ly, the addition and/or repeal of any rule or regulation  necessary  for
the  implementation of this act on its effective date are authorized and
directed to be made on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD15717-03-8

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