senate Bill S3834

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Authorizes summer camps to hire certain licensed professionals to provide services

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2020 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 27, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 23, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 22, 2020 1st report cal.264
Jan 08, 2020 referred to health
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 22, 2019 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 06, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 01, 2019 2nd report cal.
Apr 30, 2019 1st report cal.537
Feb 19, 2019 referred to health

Votes

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Jan 22, 2020 - Health committee Vote

S3834
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Apr 30, 2019 - Health committee Vote

S3834
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S3834 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1394, add §§1394-c & 1394-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9072
2021-2022: S4345

S3834 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes summer camps to hire licensed social workers, physical therapists, psychologists, athletic trainers, mental health care professionals, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals to provide services.

S3834 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3834 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  3834

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            February 19, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced by Sens. METZGER, ORTT -- read twice and ordered printed, and
  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Health

AN  ACT  to amend the public health law, in relation to the provision of
  certain professional services to children's camps and camps for  chil-
  dren with developmental disabilities

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 1394 of the public health law,  as
added by chapter 515 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The public health AND HEALTH PLANNING council shall prescribe stan-
dards and establish regulations for children's overnight, summer day and
traveling  summer day camps, as defined in this article, concerning such
matters as may be appropriate for the protection  and  security  of  the
life, health and safety of the occupants of such camps.
  §  2. Subdivision 3 of section 1394 of the public health law, as added
by chapter 214 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
  3. Any person, firm, corporation, or association that operates a chil-
dren's overnight, summer day, or traveling  summer  day  camp,  and  has
obtained  a  permit pursuant to section thirteen hundred ninety-three of
this article, shall be authorized to employ or contract with ANY OF  THE
FOLLOWING  LICENSED  PROFESSIONALS:  a  physician,  nurse  practitioner,
physician assistant, registered nurse, or licensed  practical  nurse  or
emergency medical technician to act as a designated camp health director
or  to provide health services in assistance to the camp health director
[pursuant to applicable regulations promulgated  by  the  commissioner].
ALL  DECISIONS, IDENTIFICATION OR COORDINATION OF PROFESSIONAL SERVICES,
OR OTHER PROFESSIONAL INTERACTIONS WITH CAMPERS AND STAFF, MUST BE  MADE
BASED  ON THE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OF SUCH LICENSEES TO PROVIDE PROFES-
SIONAL SERVICES WITHIN HIS OR HER  LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  FOR  THE
PURPOSE OF TREATING CAMPERS AND STAFF DURING THEIR ATTENDANCE OR EMPLOY-

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02871-01-9

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