senate Bill S21A

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Mar 01, 2022 print number 21a
Mar 01, 2022 amend and recommit to higher education
Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 06, 2021 referred to higher education

Co-Sponsors

S21 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5027
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 163-A §§8450 - 8459, amd §§6503-a, 7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L; amd §700, County L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5264, A10149
2019-2020: S3386, A4272

S21 - Summary

Provides for the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists encompassing the assessment, evaluation, and the therapeutic intervention and treatment of mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders through the use of music.

S21 - Sponsor Memo

S21 - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                    21
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens.  KAPLAN,  SAVINO, THOMAS -- read twice and ordered
   printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on  Higher
   Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, the county law, the limited liability
   company  law  and the partnership law, in relation to the licensing of
   professional and clinical music therapists
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. The education law is amended by adding a new article 163-A
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 163-A
                               MUSIC THERAPY
 SECTION 8450. INTRODUCTION.
         8451. DEFINITIONS.
         8452. AUTHORIZED PRACTICE AND THE USE OF  THE  TITLES  "LICENSED
                 PROFESSIONAL  MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND  "LICENSED CLINICAL
                 MUSIC THERAPIST".
         8453. STATE BOARD FOR MUSIC THERAPY.
         8454. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
         8455. LIMITED PERMITS.
         8456. EXEMPTIONS.
         8457. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
         8458. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
         8459. MANDATORY CONTINUING COMPETENCY.
   § 8450. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
 TICE OF MUSIC THERAPY, AND TO THE USE OF THE  TITLES  "LICENSED  PROFES-
 SIONAL  MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND "LICENSED CLINICAL MUSIC THERAPIST".  THE
 GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED
 THIRTY OF THIS TITLE APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

Co-Sponsors

S21A (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5027
Current Committee:
Senate Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 163-A §§8450 - 8459, amd §§6503-a, 7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L; amd §700, County L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S5264, A10149
2019-2020: S3386, A4272

S21A (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of professional and clinical music therapists encompassing the assessment, evaluation, and the therapeutic intervention and treatment of mental, emotional, developmental and behavioral disorders through the use of music.

S21A (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S21A (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   21--A
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                                (PREFILED)
 
                              January 6, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sens. KAPLAN, BROUK, COONEY, SAVINO, THOMAS -- read twice
   and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee
   on Higher Education -- recommitted to the Committee on  Higher  Educa-
   tion in accordance with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- committee discharged,
   bill  amended,  ordered  reprinted  as amended and recommitted to said
   committee
 
 AN ACT to amend the education law, the county law, the limited liability
   company law and the partnership law, in relation to the  licensing  of
   professional and clinical music therapists
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new article  163-A
 to read as follows:
                               ARTICLE 163-A
                               MUSIC THERAPY
 SECTION 8450. INTRODUCTION.
         8451. DEFINITIONS.
         8452. AUTHORIZED  PRACTICE  AND  THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED
                 PROFESSIONAL MUSIC  THERAPIST"  AND  "LICENSED  CLINICAL
                 MUSIC THERAPIST".
         8453. STATE BOARD FOR MUSIC THERAPY.
         8454. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE.
         8455. LIMITED PERMITS.
         8456. EXEMPTIONS.
         8457. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
         8458. BOUNDARIES OF PROFESSIONAL COMPETENCY.
         8459. MANDATORY CONTINUING COMPETENCY.
   § 8450. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION AND PRAC-
 TICE  OF  MUSIC  THERAPY, AND TO THE USE OF THE TITLES "LICENSED PROFES-
 SIONAL MUSIC THERAPIST" AND "LICENSED CLINICAL MUSIC  THERAPIST".    THE
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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