|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|May 10, 2019||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S5665
Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed/Vetoed by Governor
S5665 (ACTIVE) - Details
S5665 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S5665 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the certification of dietitians and nutritionists PURPOSE: To amend the Education Law to allow certified dietitians and nutrition- ists to order therapeutic diets. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section one of the bill authorizes that a certified dietitian or certi- fied nutritionist may prescribe, order, write, review, evaluate, monitor and manage therapeutic diets, including enteral and parenteral nutri- tion, in a hospital or any other facility as defined in section 2800 of the public health law. Section two of the bill establishes the effective date.
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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