assembly Bill A5044

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensure of athletic trainers; and adds athletic trainers to the list of persons and officials required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment

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Feb 10, 2021 referred to higher education

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A5044 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2023
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd Ed L, generally; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A5499, S5127

A5044 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the licensure of athletic trainers; adds athletic trainers to the list of persons and officials required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment.

A5044 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5044
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 10, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  M. of A. SOLAGES, SANTABARBARA, MONTESANO, HUNTER, GRIF-
   FIN, EPSTEIN, FAHY -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. BRONSON, STECK --
   read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law,  in  relation  to  the  licensure  of
   athletic  trainers;  and to amend the social services law, in relation
   to adding athletic trainers to  the  list  of  persons  and  officials
   required to report cases of suspected child abuse or maltreatment
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. Section 8351 of the education law, as  amended  by  chapter
 658 of the laws of 1993, is amended to read as follows:
   § 8351. Definition  OF THE PRACTICE OF ATHLETIC TRAINING.  [As used in
 this article
   "athletic trainer" means any person who is duly certified  in  accord-
 ance  with  this  article  to perform athletic training under the super-
 vision of a physician [and limits  his  or  her  practice  to  secondary
 schools,  institutions of postsecondary education, professional athletic
 organizations, or a person who, under the supervision  of  a  physician,
 carries  out  comparable  functions  on  orthopedic  athletic  injuries,
 excluding spinal cord injuries, in a health  care  organization.  Super-
 vision  of  an  athletic  trainer by a physician shall be continuous but
 shall not be construed as requiring the physical presence of the  super-
 vising  physician  at  the  time  and  place  where  such  services  are
 performed.] 1. DEFINITION. THE PRACTICE OF THE  PROFESSION  OF  ATHLETIC
 TRAINING  IS  PERFORMED  BY  ATHLETIC TRAINERS WHO ARE DEFINED AS HEALTH
 CARE PROFESSIONALS, AND IS DEFINED AS:
   (A) THE PREVENTION, RECOGNITION, EXAMINATION, EVALUATION,  ASSESSMENT,
 MANAGEMENT, TREATMENT AND REHABILITATION OF ATHLETIC INJURIES THAT OCCUR
 IN  ACTIVE  INDIVIDUALS.    ATHLETIC  TRAINING INVOLVES THE RECOGNITION,
 EVALUATION, AND ASSISTANCE IN THE MANAGEMENT OF SPORT-RELATED  ILLNESSES
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD04477-02-1