senate Bill S5421

Vetoed By Governor
2019-2020 Legislative Session

Includes coverage of treatment rendered by a massage therapist

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Vetoed by Governor

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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 27, 2020 vetoed memo.67
Nov 18, 2020 delivered to governor
Jul 22, 2020 returned to senate
passed assembly
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading rules cal.236
substituted for a7498a
Feb 25, 2020 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jan 21, 2020 advanced to third reading
Jan 15, 2020 2nd report cal.
Jan 14, 2020 1st report cal.167
Jan 09, 2020 print number 5421a
Jan 09, 2020 amend and recommit to labor
Jan 08, 2020 referred to labor
returned to senate
died in assembly
May 20, 2019 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 13, 2019 advanced to third reading
May 08, 2019 2nd report cal.
May 07, 2019 1st report cal.642
Apr 30, 2019 referred to labor

Votes

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Jan 14, 2020 - Labor committee Vote

S5421A
10
1
committee
10
Aye
1
Nay
2
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jan 14, 2020

nay (1)
aye wr (2)

May 7, 2019 - Labor committee Vote

S5421
8
0
committee
8
Aye
0
Nay
4
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
1
Excused
0
Abstained
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Labor Committee Vote: May 7, 2019

excused (1)

S5421 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7498
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2138, A8930

S5421 - Summary

Includes coverage of treatment rendered by a massage therapist.

S5421 - Sponsor Memo

S5421 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5421
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  including
   coverage of treatment rendered by a massage therapist
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (m) of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the work-
 ers' compensation law, as added by section 1 of part CC of chapter 55 of
 the laws of 2019, is amended and a new paragraph (f-1) is added to  read
 as follows:
   (F-1)  "MASSAGE  THERAPIST" SHALL MEAN LICENSED AND HAVING COMPLETED A
 FORMAL COURSE OF STUDY AND HAVING PASSED AN  EXAMINATION  IN  ACCORDANCE
 WITH  THE  EDUCATION  LAW, THE REGULATIONS OF THE COMMISSIONER OF EDUCA-
 TION, AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS.
   (m) "Provider" shall mean a duly licensed acupuncturist, chiropractor,
 MASSAGE THERAPIST, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist,  physical
 therapist,  physician, physician assistant, podiatrist, psychologist, or
 social worker authorized by the chair.
   § 2. Paragraphs (d) and (e) of subdivision 2 of section  13-b  of  the
 workers'  compensation  law, as added by section 1 of part CC of chapter
 55 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   (d) Upon the prescription or  referral  of  an  authorized  physician,
 physician assistant, podiatrist, or nurse practitioner acting within the
 scope  of  his  or her practice, care or treatment may be rendered to an
 injured employee by an authorized physical therapist, occupational ther-
 apist [or], acupuncturist OR MASSAGE THERAPIST provided  the  conditions
 and  the  treatment performed are among the conditions that the physical
 therapist, occupational therapist [or], acupuncturist OR MASSAGE  THERA-
 PIST  is  authorized to treat pursuant to the education law or the regu-
 lations of the commissioner of education. Where any such care or  treat-
 ment  is  rendered,  records  of  the  patient's condition and progress,
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S5421A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7498
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in 2021-2022 Legislative Session:
S2138, A8930

S5421A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Includes coverage of treatment rendered by a massage therapist.

S5421A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5421A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  5421--A
 
                        2019-2020 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                              April 30, 2019
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  RAMOS  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor  --  recommitted  to
   the  Committee  on  Labor  in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 --
   committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as  amended  and
   recommitted to said committee

 AN  ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to including
   coverage of treatment rendered by a massage therapist
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Paragraph (m) of subdivision 1 of section 13-b of the work-
 ers' compensation law, as added by section 1 of part CC of chapter 55 of
 the  laws of 2019, is amended and a new paragraph (f-1) is added to read
 as follows:
   (F-1) "MASSAGE THERAPIST" SHALL MEAN LICENSED AND HAVING  COMPLETED  A
 FORMAL  COURSE  OF  STUDY AND HAVING PASSED AN EXAMINATION IN ACCORDANCE
 WITH THE EDUCATION LAW, THE REGULATIONS OF THE  COMMISSIONER  OF  EDUCA-
 TION, AND THE REQUIREMENTS OF THE BOARD OF REGENTS.
   (m) "Provider" shall mean a duly licensed acupuncturist, chiropractor,
 MASSAGE  THERAPIST, nurse practitioner, occupational therapist, physical
 therapist, physician, physician assistant, podiatrist, psychologist,  or
 social worker authorized by the chair.
   §  2.  Paragraphs  (d) and (e) of subdivision 2 of section 13-b of the
 workers' compensation law, as added by section 1 of part CC  of  chapter
 55 of the laws of 2019, are amended to read as follows:
   (d)  Upon  the  prescription  or  referral of an authorized physician,
 physician assistant, podiatrist, or nurse practitioner acting within the
 scope of his or her practice, care or treatment may be  rendered  to  an
 injured employee by an authorized physical therapist, occupational ther-
 apist  [or],  acupuncturist OR MASSAGE THERAPIST provided the conditions
 and the treatment performed are among the conditions that  the  physical
 therapist,  occupational therapist [or], acupuncturist OR MASSAGE THERA-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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