senate Bill S5665

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to the certification of dietitians and nutritionists

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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May 10, 2019 referred to higher education

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S5665 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7660
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8001, Ed L

S5665 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the certification of dietitians and nutritionists.

S5665 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5665 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  5665

                       2019-2020 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              May 10, 2019
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sen.  RIVERA -- 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  certification  of
  dietitians and nutritionists

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

  Section 1. Section 8001 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
  4.  NOTWITHSTANDING  ANY  OTHER  PROVISION  OF  LAW TO THE CONTRARY, A
CERTIFIED DIETITIAN OR  CERTIFIED  NUTRITIONIST  MAY  PRESCRIBE,  ORDER,
WRITE, REVIEW, EVALUATE, MONITOR AND MANAGE THERAPEUTIC DIETS, INCLUDING
ENTERAL  AND  PARENTERAL  NUTRITION, IN A HOSPITAL, INCLUDING DIAGNOSTIC
CENTER, TREATMENT CENTER, OR HOSPITAL-BASED OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT, RESI-
DENTIAL HEALTH CARE FACILITY OR NURSING HOME OR ANY  OTHER  FACILITY  AS
DEFINED  IN  SECTION  TWENTY-EIGHT  HUNDRED ONE OF THE PUBLIC HEALTH LAW
WHEN COMPETENCY IS DETERMINED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR OR GOVERNING  BODY
OF SUCH FACILITY.
  § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
it  shall  have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition and/or
repeal of any rule or regulation necessary  for  the  implementation  of
this  act  on its effective date are authorized to be made and completed
on or before such effective date.




 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11526-01-9

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