senate Bill S1797

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the performance of medical services by physician assistants

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Dec 28, 2020 committed to rules
Mar 10, 2020 advanced to third reading
Mar 04, 2020 2nd report cal.
Mar 03, 2020 1st report cal.528
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
returned to senate
died in assembly
Jun 04, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 20, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 15, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 14, 2019 1st report cal.692
Jan 16, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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Mar 3, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1797
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: Mar 3, 2020

May 14, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S1797
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 14, 2019

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S1797 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A3003
Current Committee:
Senate Rules
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §6542, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: S5060, A3749
2015-2016: S4717, A3819
2017-2018: S2246, A7303
2021-2022: A878

S1797 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the performance of medical services by physician assistants.

S1797 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S1797 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   1797
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 16, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  the  employment  and
   supervision of physician assistants
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivisions 3 and 5 of section 6542 of the education  law,
 as amended by section 1 of part T of chapter 57 of the laws of 2013, are
 amended and a new subdivision 8 is added to read as follows:
   3.  No  physician shall [employ or] supervise more than four physician
 assistants AT ANY ONE TIME in his or her private practice.
   5. Notwithstanding any other provision of this article, nothing  shall
 prohibit a physician employed by or rendering services to the department
 of corrections and community supervision under contract from supervising
 no  more  than  six  physician  assistants AT ANY ONE TIME in his or her
 practice for the department of corrections and community supervision.
   8. NOTHING IN SUBDIVISION THREE OR  FIVE  OF  THIS  SECTION  SHALL  BE
 CONSTRUED  TO  MODIFY  THE  CONDITIONS  RELATING  TO  THE PERFORMANCE OF
 MEDICAL SERVICES REQUIRED UNDER SUBDIVISION ONE OF THIS SECTION.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the first of January next  succeed-
 ing the date on which it shall have become a law. Effective immediately,
 any  rules and regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this
 act on its effective date are authorized to  be  added,  amended  and/or
 repealed on or before such date.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD03579-01-9


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