senate Bill S5127

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensure of athletic trainers; and adds athletic trainers to the list of persons and officials required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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    • Passed Assembly
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 08, 2020 referred to higher education
May 30, 2019 reported and committed to finance
Apr 10, 2019 referred to higher education

Votes

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May 30, 2019 - Higher Education committee Vote

S5127
6
0
committee
6
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Higher Education Committee Vote: May 30, 2019

excused (1)

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S5127 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §413, Soc Serv L

S5127 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the licensure of athletic trainers; adds athletic trainers to the list of persons and officials required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment.

S5127 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5127 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5127

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                             April 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  MAY  --  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  licensure  of
  athletic  trainers;  and to amend the social services law, in relation
  to adding athletic trainers to  the  list  of  persons  and  officials
  required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment

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

  Section 1. Section 8351 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
658 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
  § 8351. [Definition.] DEFINITIONS. As used in this article:
  1.  "athletic  trainer"  means  any  person  who  is  duly [certified]
LICENSED in accordance with this article to  perform  athletic  training
under  the supervision of a physician [and limits his or her practice to
secondary schools, institutions of postsecondary education, professional
athletic organizations, or a person who,  under  the  supervision  of  a
physician, carries out comparable functions on orthopedic athletic inju-
ries,  excluding  spinal  cord  injuries, in a health care organization.
Supervision of an athletic trainer by a physician  shall  be  continuous
but  shall  not  be  construed as requiring the physical presence of the
supervising physician at the time and  place  where  such  services  are
performed.
  The scope of work described herein shall not be construed as authoriz-
ing the reconditioning of neurologic injuries, conditions or disease].
  2.  "EMERGENT"  MEANS  A SERIOUS, UNEXPECTED AND OFTEN DANGEROUS SITU-
ATION REQUIRING IMMEDIATE ACTION.
  3. "SUPERVISION" SHALL MEAN BY A PHYSICIAN AND SHALL BE CONTINUOUS BUT
SHALL NOT BE CONSTRUED AS REQUIRING THE PHYSICAL PRESENCE OF THE  SUPER-
VISING  PHYSICIAN  AT  THE  TIME  AND  PLACE  WHERE  SUCH  SERVICES  ARE
PERFORMED, AND SHALL FURTHER INCLUDE USE OF STANDARD  WRITTEN  PROTOCOLS

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD09434-01-9

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