|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 22, 2018||recommit, enacting clause stricken|
|May 10, 2018||referred to labor|
senate Bill S8743
Archive: Last Bill Status - Stricken
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S8743 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8743 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8743 SPONSOR: SEPULVEDA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to authoriz- ing treatment of workers' compensation injuries by an occupational ther- apy assistant PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill allows occupational therapist assistants to provide care to workers' compensation patients. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill amends paragraph a of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the workers' compensation law as it relates to allowing occupa- tional therapy assistants to provide care to workers' compensation patients.
S8743 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8743 I N S E N A T E May 10, 2018 ___________ Introduced by Sen. SEPULVEDA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to authoriz- ing treatment of workers' compensation injuries by an occupational therapy assistant THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraph (e) of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the work- ers' compensation law, as amended by chapter 473 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows: (e) Upon the prescription or referral of an authorized physician occu- pational therapy care may be rendered by a duly licensed occupational therapist OR BY A DULY LICENSED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT LICENSED BY THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED FIFTY-SIX OF THE EDUCATION LAW. Where occupational therapy care is rendered records of the patient's condition and progress, together with records of instruction for treatment, if any shall be maintained by the occupational therapist and physician. Said records shall be submitted to the chair on forms and at such times as the chair may require. A DULY LICENSED OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT SHALL NOT BE AUTHORIZED TO PERFORM INDEPENDENT MEDICAL EXAMINATIONS. § 2. This act shall take effect on the sixtieth day after it shall have become a law. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD04628-06-8
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