senate Bill S4695

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 30, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 29, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 22, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 21, 2019 1st report cal.829
Mar 21, 2019 referred to higher education

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S4695 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6875
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S7936, A10457
2017-2018: S3381, A3968
2021-2022: S3763, A5740

S4695 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

S4695 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4695 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4695

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             March 21, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sens. PERSAUD, GRIFFO, FELDER, GALLIVAN, GAUGHRAN -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  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.
  § 8900. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
IMPAIRMENT  SPECIALISTS,  AND  PROVIDES FOR THE LICENSING OF ORIENTATION
AND MOBILITY  SPECIALISTS  AND  VISION  REHABILITATION  THERAPISTS.  THE
GENERAL  PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED
THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD08052-01-9

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