assembly Bill A3523A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 09, 2021 returned to assembly
passed senate
3rd reading cal.1130
substituted for s1662b
May 24, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.88
rules report cal.88
reported
May 19, 2021 reported referred to rules
May 11, 2021 print number 3523a
May 11, 2021 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 27, 2021 referred to higher education

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A3523 - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1662
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7632
2019-2020: A6389, S4967

A3523 - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis.

A3523 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3523
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PEOPLES-STOKES, SOLAGES, GUNTHER, M. MILLER,
   THIELE,  BYRNE,  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  WALSH,   GRIFFIN,   STIRPE,
   BARCLAY,  ZEBROWSKI,  SCHMITT, WALLACE, GOTTFRIED, DiPIETRO, JACOBSON,
   PICHARDO, DICKENS, COLTON, NIOU, McMAHON, PAULIN, DINOWITZ  --  Multi-
   Sponsored  by  -- M. of A. BRABENEC, BRONSON, HEVESI, LALOR, MANKTELOW
   -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to applied behavior anal-
   ysis
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  1  of  section 8802 of the education law, as
 added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The practice of applied behavior analysis by a  "licensed  behavior
 analyst"  shall  mean the design, implementation and evaluation of envi-
 ronmental modifications, using behavioral stimuli and  consequences,  to
 produce  socially  significant  improvement in human behavior, including
 the use of direct observation, measurement, and functional  analysis  of
 the  relationship between environment and behavior, pursuant to a [diag-
 nosis and] prescription or order from a person who is licensed or other-
 wise authorized to provide such [diagnosis and] prescription or ordering
 services pursuant to a profession enumerated  in  this  title,  for  the
 purpose  of  providing  behavioral  health  treatment  [for persons with
 autism and autism spectrum disorders and related disorders].
   § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05851-01-1


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A3523A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1662
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8802, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A7632
2019-2020: A6389, S4967

A3523A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the practice of applied behavior analysis.

A3523A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                  3523--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 27, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  PEOPLES-STOKES, SOLAGES, GUNTHER, M. MILLER,
   THIELE,  BYRNE,  SANTABARBARA,  ABINANTI,  WALSH,   GRIFFIN,   STIRPE,
   BARCLAY,  ZEBROWSKI,  SCHMITT, WALLACE, GOTTFRIED, DiPIETRO, JACOBSON,
   PICHARDO, DICKENS, COLTON, NIOU,  McMAHON,  PAULIN,  DINOWITZ,  CLARK,
   EICHENSTEIN,  LUNSFORD, WALCZYK, SIMON, BURDICK, ROZIC, RA, FRONTUS --
   Multi-Sponsored by -- M.   of A.  BRABENEC,  BRONSON,  HEVESI,  LALOR,
   MANKTELOW,  McDONOUGH  --  read  once and referred 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 applied behavior anal-
   ysis
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 8802  of  the  education  law,  as
 added by chapter 554 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   1.  The  practice of applied behavior analysis by a "licensed behavior
 analyst" shall mean the design, implementation and evaluation  of  envi-
 ronmental  modifications,  using behavioral stimuli and consequences, to
 produce socially significant improvement in  human  behavior,  including
 the  use  of direct observation, measurement, and functional analysis of
 the relationship between environment and behavior, pursuant to a diagno-
 sis and prescription or order from a person who is licensed or otherwise
 authorized to  provide  such  diagnosis  and  prescription  or  ordering
 services  pursuant  to  a  profession  enumerated in this title, for the
 purpose of providing  behavioral  health  treatment  [for  persons  with
 autism  and  autism  spectrum  disorders  and  related disorders].   FOR
 PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, PRESCRIPTIONS OR ORDERS FOR BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH
 TREATMENT  PROVIDED  BY  A LICENSED BEHAVIOR ANALYST SHALL BE LIMITED TO
 PROVIDING TREATMENT TO INDIVIDUALS  WITH  BEHAVIORAL  HEALTH  CONDITIONS
 THAT APPEAR IN THE MOST RECENT EDITION OF THE DIAGNOSTIC AND STATISTICAL
 MANUAL  OF MENTAL DISORDERS, PUBLISHED BY THE AMERICAN PSYCHIATRIC ASSO-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.