assembly Bill A1182

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for licensure of school psychologists

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Jan 14, 2019 referred to higher education

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A1182 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4340
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: A418, S6358
2011-2012: A233, S5676
2013-2014: A3570, S2923
2015-2016: A420, S4995, S6587
2017-2018: A1132, S692

A1182 (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.

A1182 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  1182

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            January 14, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL, M. G. MILLER, OTIS, STIRPE, CUSICK,
  ABINANTI,  FAHY,  BENEDETTO,  ZEBROWSKI,  DICKENS,  PAULIN, MIKULIN --
  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  BRAUNSTEIN,  BUCHWALD,  GALEF,  LALOR,
  LUPARDO, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Higher Education

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.
                                                           LBD01019-01-9

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