assembly Bill A2297

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensure of lactation consultants and the establishment of a lactation consultant licensing board

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Jan 14, 2021 referred to higher education

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A2297 (ACTIVE) - Details

Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 166-A §§8750 - 8757, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A8359
2015-2016: A235
2017-2018: A357
2019-2020: A1189

A2297 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensure of lactation consultants and the establishment of a lactation consultant licensing board.

A2297 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2297
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced   by  M.  of  A.  L. ROSENTHAL,  PAULIN,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  NIOU,
   J. RIVERA, ROZIC, STECK -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M.  of  A.  JONES  --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law, in relation to the licensure of
   lactation consultants and providing for establishment of  a  lactation
   consultant licensing board
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Short title. This act shall be known and may  be  cited  as
 the "lactation consultant practice act".
   §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new article 166-A to
 read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 166-A
                           LACTATION CONSULTANTS
 SECTION 8750. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.
         8751. DEFINITIONS.
         8752. PRACTICE  OF  LACTATION  CONSULTATION  AND  USE  OF  TITLE
                 "LICENSED LACTATION CONSULTANT".
         8753. LACTATION   CONSULTANT  LICENSING  BOARD  COMPOSITION  AND
                 TERMS.
         8754. LACTATION CONSULTANT LICENSING BOARD RESPONSIBILITIES.
         8755. REQUIREMENTS FOR A PROFESSIONAL LICENSE.
         8756. EXEMPTIONS.
         8757. PROFESSIONAL MISCONDUCT.
   § 8750. LEGISLATIVE INTENT.  THE  LEGISLATURE  ACKNOWLEDGES  THAT  THE
 APPLICATION  OF SPECIFIC KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL IS REQUIRED TO EVALUATE AND
 MANAGE CLINICAL PROBLEMS IN LACTATION AND  BREASTFEEDING  THAT  DIMINISH
 THE  HEALTH AND WELL BEING OF FAMILIES AND ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE RENDER-
 ING OF SUCH CARE IN INSTITUTIONAL AND PRIVATE PRACTICE SETTINGS REQUIRES
 TRAINED  AND  COMPETENT  PROFESSIONALS.  FURTHERMORE,  THE   LEGISLATURE
 DECLARES  IT  TO  BE  THE PURPOSE OF THIS ARTICLE TO PROTECT THE HEALTH,

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