|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Aug 21, 2020||referred to rules|
senate Bill S8936
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S8936 (ACTIVE) - Details
S8936 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S8936 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to the practice protocol for nurse practitioners; and to amend part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, amending the education law relating to enacting the "nurse practitioners modernization act", in relation to the effectiveness ther- eof PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: Makes the Nurse Practitioner Modernization Act ("NPMA") (Part D of Chap- ter 56 of the Laws of 2014) permanent and eliminates certain administra- tive obligations that create barriers to accessing healthcare, consist- ent with the 2018 New York State Education Department ("SED") and Department of Health ("DOH") report issued pursuant to that Chapter.
S8936 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 8936 I N S E N A T E August 21, 2020 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the practice protocol for nurse practitioners; and to amend part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, amending the education law relating to enacting the "nurse practitioners modernization act", in relation to the effectiveness thereof THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subparagraphs (i) and (iv) of paragraph (a) of subdivision 3 of section 6902 of the education law, as amended by section 2 of part D of chapter 56 of the laws of 2014, is amended to read as follows: (i) The practice of registered professional nursing by a nurse practi- tioner, certified under section six thousand nine hundred ten of this article, may include the diagnosis of illness and physical conditions and the performance of therapeutic and corrective measures within a specialty area of practice, in collaboration with a licensed physician OR NURSE PRACTITIONER PRACTICING PURSUANT TO PARAGRAPH (B) OF THIS SUBDIVISION, qualified to collaborate in the specialty involved, provided such services are performed in accordance with a written prac- tice agreement and written practice protocols except as permitted by paragraph (b) of this subdivision. The written practice agreement shall include explicit provisions for the resolution of any disagreement between the collaborating physician and the nurse practitioner regarding a matter of diagnosis or treatment that is within the scope of practice of both. To the extent the practice agreement does not so provide, then the collaborating physician's diagnosis or treatment shall prevail. (iv) The practice protocol shall reflect current accepted medical and nursing practice[. The protocols shall be filed with the department within ninety days of the commencement of the practice] and may be updated periodically. [The commissioner shall make regulations estab- lishing the procedure for the review of protocols and the disposition of any issues arising from such review.] EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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