senate Bill S4967A

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 16, 2019 print number 4967a
Jun 16, 2019 amend and recommit to higher education
Apr 02, 2019 referred to higher education

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S4967 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6389
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A7632

S4967 - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the requirement for a diagnosis from a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide such diagnosis for persons with autism or related disorders.

S4967 - Sponsor Memo

S4967 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  4967

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen. SKOUFIS -- 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 applied behavior anal-
  ysis

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

  Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 8802 of the education law, as
added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  1. The practice of applied behavior analysis by a  "licensed  behavior
analyst"  shall  mean the design, implementation and evaluation of envi-
ronmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and  consequences,  to
produce  socially  significant  improvement in human behavior, including
the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional  analysis  of
the  relationship between environment and behavior[, pursuant to a diag-
nosis and prescription or order from a person who is licensed or  other-
wise  authorized  to provide such diagnosis and prescription or ordering
services pursuant to a profession enumerated  in  this  title,  for  the
purpose of providing behavioral health treatment for persons with autism
and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04744-01-9

Co-Sponsors

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S4967A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A6389
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2017-2018 Legislative Session:
A7632

S4967A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis; removes the requirement for a diagnosis from a person who is licensed or otherwise authorized to provide such diagnosis for persons with autism or related disorders.

S4967A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4967A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 4967--A

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              April 2, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens. SKOUFIS, BOYLE, BROOKS, GALLIVAN, HELMING, JACOBS,
  KAMINSKY, KENNEDY, MAY, METZGER, MONTGOMERY, RITCHIE, SAVINO,  TEDISCO
  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to
  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --  committee  discharged, bill
  amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
  tee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to applied behavior anal-
  ysis

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

  Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 8802  of  the  education  law,  as
added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
  1.  The  practice of applied behavior analysis by a "licensed behavior
analyst" shall mean the design, implementation and evaluation  of  envi-
ronmental  modifications,  using behavioral stimuli and consequences, to
produce socially significant improvement in  human  behavior,  including
the  use  of direct observation, measurement, and functional analysis of
the relationship between environment and behavior, pursuant to a  [diag-
nosis and] prescription or order from a person who is licensed or other-
wise authorized to provide such [diagnosis and] prescription or ordering
services  pursuant  to  a  profession  enumerated in this title, for the
purpose of providing  behavioral  health  treatment  [for  persons  with
autism and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders].
  § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.



 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD04744-03-9

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