|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Feb 04, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S3097
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S3097 (ACTIVE) - Details
S3097 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S3097 SPONSOR: ADDABBO TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to requiring a licensed massage therapist to display his or her license when practicing and the required contents of such license PURPOSE: To require that a license with photo be on display when a massage thera- pist licensed by the State of New York is practicing. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. amends section 7802 of the education law, to require that a person who is licensed by the state under this section, using the title of "masseur", "masseuse", or "massage therapist" shall conspicuously display such license when practicing.
S3097 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 3097 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E February 4, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. ADDABBO -- 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 requiring a licensed massage therapist to display his or her license when practicing and the required contents of such license THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Section 7802 of the education law, as amended by chapter 230 of the laws of 1997, is amended to read as follows: § 7802. Practice of massage therapy and use of title "masseur", "masseuse" or "massage therapist" or the term "massage" or "massage therapy". Only a person licensed or authorized pursuant to this chapter shall practice massage therapy and only a person licensed under this article shall use the title "masseur", "masseuse" or "massage thera- pist". No person, firm, partnership or corporation claiming to be engaged in the practice of massage or massage therapy shall in any manner describe, advertise, or place any advertisement for services as defined in section seventy-eight hundred one of this article unless such services are performed by a person licensed or authorized pursuant to this chapter. A PERSON LICENSED UNDER SECTION SEVENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS ARTICLE SHALL CONSPICUOUSLY DISPLAY SUCH LICENSE WITHIN PUBLIC VIEW WHEN PRACTICING. § 2. Section 7804 of the education law is amended by adding a new closing paragraph to read as follows: A LICENSE ISSUED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION SHALL AT A MINIMUM INCLUDE THE LICENSEE'S NAME, LICENSE NUMBER AND A NON-REMOVABLE PHOTOGRAPH OF SUCH LICENSEE. § 3. 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. LBD06986-01-9
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