assembly Bill A6389A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 14, 2019 print number 6389a
Jun 14, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 07, 2019 referred to higher education

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A6389 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4967
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A7632

A6389 - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the requirement for a diagnosis from a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide such diagnosis for persons with autism or related disorders.

A6389 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6389

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, SOLAGES, GUNTHER, JOHNS, CROUCH,
  LIFTON, WALSH, THIELE, M. L. MILLER, BYRNE, JAFFEE,  ABINANTI,  SANTA-
  BARBARA  --  Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRABENEC, BRONSON, HEVESI,
  LALOR -- read once and referred 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.
                                                           LBD04744-01-9

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A6389A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4967
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A7632

A6389A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the requirement for a diagnosis from a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide such diagnosis for persons with autism or related disorders.

A6389A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 6389--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              March 7, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PEOPLES-STOKES, SOLAGES, GUNTHER, JOHNS, CROUCH,
  LIFTON, WALSH, THIELE, M. L. MILLER, BYRNE, JAFFEE,  ABINANTI,  SANTA-
  BARBARA,  ROMEO,  STIRPE,  GRIFFIN, LiPETRI, PALUMBO, BARCLAY, WRIGHT,
  RA, ZEBROWSKI, SCHMITT, RAIA, DiPIETRO, WALLACE -- Multi-Sponsored  by
  -- M. of A.  BRABENEC, BRONSON, HEVESI, KOLB, LALOR, MANKTELOW -- read
  once  and  referred  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 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.
                                                           LBD04744-02-9

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