senate Bill S3097

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to requiring a licensed massage therapist to display his or her license when practicing and the required contents of such license

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Feb 04, 2019 referred to higher education

S3097 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7802 & 7804, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
S8192

S3097 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requiring a licensed massage therapist to display his or her license when practicing and the required contents of such license, including at a minimum the licensee's name, license number and a non-removable photograph of such licensee.

S3097 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

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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