|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 08, 2020||referred to higher education|
|May 16, 2019||referred to higher education|
assembly Bill A7695
Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
A7695 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Senate Version of this Bill:
- Current Committee:
- Assembly Higher Education
- Law Section:
- Public Health Law
- Laws Affected:
- Add §264, Pub Health L
A7695 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7695 2019-2020 Regular Sessions I N A S S E M B L Y May 16, 2019 ___________ Introduced by M. of A. L. ROSENTHAL -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to physician course- work or training in nutrition THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. The public health law is amended by adding a new section 264 to read as follows: § 264. COURSEWORK OR TRAINING IN NUTRITION. (A) EVERY PHYSICIAN PRAC- TICING IN THE STATE SHALL, ON OR BEFORE JULY FIRST, TWO THOUSAND TWEN- TY-THREE AND EVERY TWO YEARS THEREAFTER, COMPLETE SIX HOURS OF COURSE- WORK OR TRAINING, APPROVED BY THE DEPARTMENT REGARDING NUTRITION, WHICH SHALL INCLUDE BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO PLANT-BASED NUTRITION AND OTHER CLINICALLY PROVEN METHODS FOR THE PREVENTION, REVERSAL, AND TREATMENT OF DIET-RELATED ILLNESSES. (B) EVERY PHYSICIAN MUST PROVIDE THE DEPARTMENT DOCUMENTATION DEMON- STRATING THE COMPLETION OF AND COMPETENCE IN THE COURSEWORK OR TRAINING REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION. (C) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL PROVIDE AN EXEMPTION FOR THE REQUIREMENTS IMPOSED BY SUBDIVISION (A) OF THIS SECTION TO ANYONE WHO REQUESTS SUCH EXEMPTION AND WHO: (I) DOES NOT ENGAGE IN DIRECT PATIENT CARE; (II) DOES NOT PROVIDE PATIENT CONSULTATIONS; OR (III) DOES NOT RESIDE IN THE STATE OF NEW YORK. (D) THE DEPARTMENT SHALL CONSULT WITH ORGANIZATIONS REPRESENTATIVE OF PROFESSIONS, INSTITUTIONS AND THOSE WITH EXPERTISE IN NUTRITION AND THE PREVENTION, REVERSAL, AND TREATMENT OF DIET-RELATED ILLNESSES WITH RESPECT TO THE REGULATORY STANDARDS PROMULGATED PURSUANT TO THIS SECTION. COURSEWORK OR TRAINING FUNDED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY COMMERCIAL FOOD PRODUCTION ENTITIES OR THEIR TRADE ORGANIZATIONS SHALL NOT SATISFY THE REQUIREMENTS OF THIS SECTION. § 2. This act shall take effect immediately. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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