assembly Bill A6398

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the certification of dietitians and nutritionists

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Mar 17, 2021 referred to higher education

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A6398 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3330
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §8001, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
A7660, S5665

A6398 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Allows certified dietitians and nutritionists to order therapeutic diets.

A6398 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   6398
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                              March 17, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by M. of A. THIELE -- read once and referred to the Committee
   on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to the certification of
   dietitians and nutritionists
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section  1.  Section  8001 of the education law is amended by adding a
 new subdivision 4 to read as follows:
   4. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER PROVISION  OF  LAW  TO  THE  CONTRARY,  A
 CERTIFIED  DIETITIAN  OR  CERTIFIED  NUTRITIONIST  MAY PRESCRIBE, ORDER,
 WRITE, REVIEW, EVALUATE, MONITOR AND MANAGE THERAPEUTIC DIETS, INCLUDING
 ENTERAL AND PARENTERAL NUTRITION, IN A  HOSPITAL,  INCLUDING  DIAGNOSTIC
 CENTER, TREATMENT CENTER, OR HOSPITAL-BASED OUTPATIENT DEPARTMENT, RESI-
 DENTIAL  HEALTH  CARE  FACILITY OR NURSING HOME OR ANY OTHER FACILITY AS
 DEFINED IN SECTION TWENTY-EIGHT HUNDRED ONE OF  THE  PUBLIC  HEALTH  LAW
 WHEN  COMPETENCY IS DETERMINED BY THE MEDICAL DIRECTOR OR GOVERNING BODY
 OF SUCH FACILITY.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
 it shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the  addition  and/or
 repeal  of  any  rule  or regulation necessary for the implementation of
 this act on its effective date are authorized to be made  and  completed
 on or before such effective date.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD08119-01-1