assembly Bill A6875

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Mar 25, 2019 referred to higher education

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A6875 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S4695
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 169 §§8900 - 8909, amd §§6503-a, 6507 & 6505-b, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10457, S7936
2017-2018: A3968, S3381
2021-2022: A5740, S3763

A6875 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

A6875 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  6875

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                             March 25, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of A. LUPARDO, RIVERA, WILLIAMS, ORTIZ, COOK, GALEF,
  GOTTFRIED, DiPIETRO, CROUCH, PALMESANO,  MONTESANO,  GUNTHER,  D'URSO,
  WALLACE,  BLAKE,  PERRY, RYAN, BENEDETTO, ABBATE, DE LA ROSA, RAIA, RA
  -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  ABINANTI,  BARCLAY,  BLANKENBUSH,
  BRABENEC,  BYRNE, COLTON, CRESPO, CYMBROWITZ, DAVILA, DINOWITZ, ENGLE-
  BRIGHT, FINCH, HAWLEY, HEVESI,  HUNTER,  KIM,  KOLB,  LAVINE,  LENTOL,
  McDONOUGH,  M. G. MILLER,  M. L. MILLER,  MORINELLO,  NORRIS,  PAULIN,
  PEOPLES-STOKES,  QUART,  L. ROSENTHAL,  SIMON,  STEC,  THIELE,  WALSH,
  WEPRIN -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN  ACT to amend the education law, the social services law, the limited
  liability company law and the partnership  law,  in  relation  to  the
  licensing  of  vision  impairment  specialists;  and providing for the
  repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof

  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 169 to
read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 169
                      VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS
SECTION 8900. INTRODUCTION.
        8901. DEFINITIONS.
        8902. USE OF TITLES.
        8903. STATE BOARD FOR VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS.
        8904. REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A  LICENSE  WITH A SPECIALIZATION AS AN
                ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALIST.
        8905. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE  WITH  A  SPECIALIZATION  AS  A
                VISION REHABILITATION THERAPIST.
        8906. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8907. EXEMPT PERSONS.
        8908. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8909. SEPARABILITY.

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