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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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 06, 2020 print number 5127a
Jul 06, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
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)

Co-Sponsors

S5127 - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2023

S5127 - 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 - Sponsor Memo

S5127 - 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

Co-Sponsors

S5127A (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2023

S5127A (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.

S5127A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5127--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 10, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  MAY,  RIVERA,  SEWARD,  SKOUFIS -- read twice and
   ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
   Higher  Education  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education
   in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged, bill
   amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
   tee
 
 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 OF THE PRACTICE OF ATHLETIC TRAINING.  [As used  in
 this article
   "athletic  trainer"  means any person who is duly certified in accord-
 ance with this article to perform athletic  training  under  the  super-
 vision  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  injuries,
 excluding  spinal  cord  injuries, in a health care organization. Super-
 vision of an athletic trainer by a physician  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.]  1.  DEFINITION.  THE PRACTICE OF THE PROFESSION OF ATHLETIC
 TRAINING IS PERFORMED BY ATHLETIC TRAINERS WHO  ARE  DEFINED  AS  HEALTH
 CARE PROFESSIONALS, AND IS DEFINED AS:
   (A)  THE PREVENTION, RECOGNITION, EXAMINATION, EVALUATION, ASSESSMENT,
 MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES THAT OCCUR
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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