senate Bill S7986

2019-2020 Legislative Session

Relates to continuing education for professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists; repeals section 7212 of the education law

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Current Bill Status Via A10021 - Passed Senate & Assembly


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jul 22, 2020 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.837
substituted for s7986a
Jul 22, 2020 substituted by a10021a
Jul 21, 2020 ordered to third reading cal.837
Jul 20, 2020 reported and committed to rules
Mar 13, 2020 print number 7986a
Mar 13, 2020 amend and recommit to higher education
Mar 06, 2020 referred to higher education

Votes

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Jul 21, 2020 - Rules committee Vote

S7986A
17
1
committee
17
Aye
1
Nay
1
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Jul 20, 2020 - Higher Education committee Vote

S7986A
11
0
committee
11
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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Committee Vote: Jul 20, 2020

S7986 - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7211, rpld §7212, Ed L

S7986 - Summary

Relates to continuing education for professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists; repeals section 7212 of the education law relating to mandatory continuing education for land surveyors.

S7986 - Sponsor Memo

S7986 - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                  7986

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  continuing  education
  for  professional  engineers,  land  surveyors and professional geolo-
  gists; and to repeal section 7212 of the  education  law  relating  to
  mandatory continuing education for land surveyors

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

  Section 1. Section 7211 of the education law, as added by chapter  146
of  the  laws  of  2002,  paragraph  (d)  of subdivision 1 as amended by
section 8 of part B of chapter 103 of the laws of 2004,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  §  7211.  Mandatory  continuing  education for professional engineers,
LAND SURVEYORS AND  PROFESSIONAL  GEOLOGISTS.  1.    (a)  Each  licensed
professional engineer required under this article to register triennial-
ly  with  the  department  to  practice  in this state shall comply with
provisions of the mandatory continuing education requirements prescribed
in subdivision two of this section except as set forth in paragraphs (b)
and (c) of this subdivision. [Professional engineers]  LICENSED  PROFES-
SIONALS  who  do not satisfy the mandatory continuing education require-
ments shall not practice until they have met such requirements, and have
been issued a registration certificate, except that a  LICENSED  profes-
sional  [engineer]  may practice without having met such requirements if
he or she is issued a conditional registration certificate  pursuant  to
subdivision three of this section. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM
"LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL"  SHALL  MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL LICENSED UNDER THIS
ARTICLE AS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER, LAND SURVEYOR OR PROFESSIONAL GEOLO-
GIST.
  (b) [Professional engineers] LICENSED PROFESSIONALS  shall  be  exempt
from  the  mandatory  continuing education requirement for the triennial
registration period during which they are first licensed. In  accordance
with  the intent of this section, adjustment to the mandatory continuing
education requirement may be granted by the department  for  reasons  of
health  certified  by  an  appropriate  health  care  professional,  for

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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S7986A (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7211, rpld §7212, Ed L

S7986A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to continuing education for professional engineers, land surveyors and professional geologists; repeals section 7212 of the education law relating to mandatory continuing education for land surveyors.

S7986A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S7986A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf


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

                                 7986--A

                            I N  S E N A T E

                              March 6, 2020
                               ___________

Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
  printed to be committed  to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  --
  committee  discharged,  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and
  recommitted to said committee

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  continuing  education
  for  professional  engineers,  land  surveyors and professional geolo-
  gists; and to repeal section 7212 of the  education  law  relating  to
  mandatory continuing education for land surveyors

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

  Section 1. Section 7211 of the education law, as added by chapter  146
of  the  laws  of  2002,  paragraph  (d)  of subdivision 1 as amended by
section 8 of part B of chapter 103 of the laws of 2004,  is  amended  to
read as follows:
  §  7211.  Mandatory  continuing  education for professional engineers,
LAND SURVEYORS AND  PROFESSIONAL  GEOLOGISTS.  1.    (a)  Each  licensed
professional [engineer] required under this article to register trienni-
ally  with  the  department  to practice in this state shall comply with
provisions of the mandatory continuing education requirements prescribed
in subdivision two of this section except as set forth in paragraphs (b)
and (c) of this subdivision. [Professional engineers]  LICENSED  PROFES-
SIONALS  who  do not satisfy the mandatory continuing education require-
ments shall not practice until they have met such requirements, and have
been issued a registration certificate, except that a  LICENSED  profes-
sional  [engineer]  may practice without having met such requirements if
he or she is issued a conditional registration certificate  pursuant  to
subdivision three of this section. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION THE TERM
"LICENSED  PROFESSIONAL"  SHALL  MEAN ANY INDIVIDUAL LICENSED UNDER THIS
ARTICLE AS A PROFESSIONAL ENGINEER, LAND SURVEYOR OR PROFESSIONAL GEOLO-
GIST.
  (b) [Professional engineers] LICENSED PROFESSIONALS  shall  be  exempt
from  the  mandatory  continuing education requirement for the triennial
registration period during which they are first licensed. In  accordance
with  the intent of this section, adjustment to the mandatory continuing

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets

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