assembly Bill A4358

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to modernizing the chiropractic scope of practice; repealer

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Feb 03, 2021 referred to higher education

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A4358 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S1319
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Rpld §6556, amd Ed L, generally
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: A8541, S7427
2019-2020: A4405, S5415

A4358 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to modernizing the chiropractic scope of practice; authorizes chiropractic clinical assistants.

A4358 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   4358
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. O'DONNELL, STIRPE, HYNDMAN, GRIFFIN -- read once
   and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the  education  law,  in  relation  to  modernizing  the
   chiropractic  scope  of  practice; and to repeal certain provisions of
   such law relating thereto

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Section 6551 of the education law, as added by chapter 987
 of the laws of 1971, paragraphs a and b of subdivision 2 as  amended  by
 chapter 450 of the laws of 1983, and subdivision 3 as amended by chapter
 683 of the laws of 1991, is amended to read as follows:
   § 6551. Definition  of  practice of chiropractic.   1. The practice of
 the profession of chiropractic is defined as [detecting  and  correcting
 by  manual  or  mechanical  means  structural  imbalance, distortion, or
 subluxations in the human body for the purpose of removing nerve  inter-
 ference  and  the effects thereof, where such interference is the result
 of or related to distortion, misalignment or subluxation of  or  in  the
 vertebral  column. 2.] THE EXAMINATION, EVALUATION, DETECTION, DIAGNOSIS
 OF THE HUMAN BODY AND/OR TREATMENT OR CORRECTION OF: SUBLUXATIONS IN THE
 VERTEBRAL COLUMN OR OTHER ARTICULAR SEGMENTS  BY  MANUAL  OR  MECHANICAL
 MEANS,    NEUROMUSCULOSKELETAL    CONDITIONS,    STRUCTURAL   IMBALANCE,
 DISTORTION, AND/OR DYSFUNCTION OF THE HUMAN BODY AND THE EFFECTS  THERE-
 OF;  INCLUDING  RESTORING  NERVOUS  SYSTEM INTEGRITY, STRUCTURAL BALANCE
 AND/OR FUNCTION; AS IT MAY RELATE TO ANY HUMAN  DISEASE,  PAIN,  INJURY,
 DEFORMITY OR PHYSICAL CONDITION.
   2. A. THE PRACTICE OF CHIROPRACTIC MAY INCLUDE, BUT NOT BE LIMITED TO,
 PHYSICAL AND FUNCTIONAL EXAMINATION OF PATIENTS, HEALTH ASSESSMENT, WORK
 CAPABILITY ASSESSMENT, HANDICAP ELIGIBILITY ASSESSMENT, SCHOOL AND OTHER
 SPORTS  ASSESSMENT,  SCHOOL ATTENDANCE ASSESSMENT, SPINAL HEALTH ASSESS-
 MENT, ANALYSIS, OR TO GIVE  CONSULTATION,  ADVICE,  RECOMMENDATIONS  AND
 COUNSELING  REGARDING  ANATOMY,  PHYSIOLOGY,  NEUROLOGY,  GENERAL HEALTH
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.