|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 18, 2019||referred to higher education|
delivered to assembly
|May 29, 2019||advanced to third reading|
|May 22, 2019||2nd report cal.|
|May 21, 2019||1st report cal.831|
|Apr 29, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S5395
Current Bill Status - Passed Senate
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5395 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5395 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5395 SPONSOR: JACKSON TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to making technical changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry PURPOSE: To correct certain errors within chapter 438 of the laws of 2012 relat- ing to the podiatric scope of practice. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1 amends Section 7001 of the Education Law to acknowledge exist- ing authority of licensed podiatrists to diagnose and treat conditions affecting the skin of the foot and to extend that authority to condi- tions affecting the skin of the ankle, as well, consistent with recently enacted authority to diagnose and treat conditions of the ankle. Section 2 amends Section 7009 of the Education Law relating to the priv- ilege to perform podiatric standard ankle surgery, to include certif-
S5395 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 5395 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 29, 2019 ___________ Introduced by Sen. JACKSON -- 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 making technical changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education law, subdivision 1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and subdivi- sion 2 as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of 2012, are amended to read as follows: 1. The practice of the profession of podiatry is defined as diagnos- ing, treating, operating and prescribing for any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of the foot, THE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE ANKLE AND THE ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES OF THE ANKLE, CUTANEOUS CONDI- TIONS AND WOUNDS OF THE ANKLE, and may include performing physical eval- uations in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treatment. [For the purposes of wound care however, the practice of podiatry shall include the treatment of such wounds if they are contiguous with wounds relating, originating or in the course of treatment of a wound on the foot within the podiatric scope of practice.] THE PRACTICE OF PODIATRY SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TREATMENTS OR PROCEDURES PERFORMED ABOVE THE LEVEL OF THE MALLEOLI, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED: THE TREATMENT OF MELANOMA; PERFORMANCE OF MOHS SURGERY; MUSCLE FLAPS OR MICROVASCULAR ANASTAMOSES. Wound care shall not, however, extend beyond the level ending at the [distal] tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may also include [diagnosing, treating, operating and prescribing for any disease, injury, deformity or other condition of] the SURGICAL TREATMENT OF THE ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the tibial tuberosity if the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privilege to perform podia- tric standard ankle surgery or advanced ankle surgery in accordance with section seven thousand nine of this article. Podiatrists may treat trau- EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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