assembly Bill A4272

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists

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Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
Feb 01, 2019 referred to higher education

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A4272 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3386
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 163-A §§8450 - 8459, amd §§6503-a, 7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L; amd §700, County L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A10149, S5264
2021-2022: S21

A4272 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists encompassing the assessment, evaluation, and the therapeutic intervention and treatment of mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders through the use of music.

A4272 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                  4272

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                            February 1, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by M. of A. SOLAGES, WOERNER, BRONSON, JOHNS -- read once and
  referred to the Committee on Higher Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, the county law, the limited liability
  company  law  and the partnership law, in relation to the licensing of
  professional and clinical music therapists

  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 163-A
to read as follows:
                              ARTICLE 163-A
                              MUSIC THERAPY
SECTION 8450. INTRODUCTION.
        8451. DEFINITIONS.
        8452. AUTHORIZED PRACTICE AND THE USE OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED
                PROFESSIONAL  MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND  "LICENSED CLINICAL
                MUSIC THERAPIST".
        8453. STATE BOARD FOR MUSIC THERAPY.
        8454. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
        8455. LIMITED PERMITS.
        8456. EXEMPTIONS.
        8457. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
        8458. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
        8459. MANDATORY CONTINUING COMPETENCY.
  § 8450. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
TICE OF MUSIC THERAPY, AND TO THE USE OF THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  PROFES-
SIONAL  MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND "LICENSED CLINICAL MUSIC THERAPIST".  THE
GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED
THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
  §  8451.  DEFINITIONS.  1.  (A)  THE PRACTICE OF LICENSED PROFESSIONAL
MUSIC THERAPY SHALL MEAN THE CLINICAL AND EVIDENCE-BASED  USE  OF  MUSIC
INTERVENTIONS  TO ACCOMPLISH INDIVIDUALIZED GOALS FOR PEOPLE OF ALL AGES

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