Assembly Actions -
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jan 05, 2022||
referred to health
|Jun 02, 2021||
referred to rules
Senate Bill S7130
2021-2022 Legislative Session
Archive: Last Bill Status - In Senate Committee Health Committee
- In Committee Assembly
- On Floor Calendar Assembly
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed By Governor
2021-S7130 (ACTIVE) - Details
2021-S7130 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S7130 SPONSOR: RIVERA TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the public health law, in relation to telehealth deliv- ery of services by physical therapy and occupational therapy assistants, chiropractors and mental health practitioners PURPOSE OR GENERAL IDEA OF BILL: This bill will allow certified physical therapist assistants, licensed occupational therapy assistants, licensed chiropractors and licensed mental health practitioners to provide services via telehealth SUMMARY OF SPECIFIC PROVISIONS: Section 1 of the bill amends paragraphs (1) and (m) (x) and (y) and adds a new (z) to subdivision 2 of section 2999-cc of the public health law adding physical therapist assistant, occupational therapy assistant, chiropractors and mental health practitioners to the list of telehealth
2021-S7130 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 7130 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E June 2, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sen. RIVERA -- read twice and ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Rules AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to telehealth deliv- ery of services by physical therapy and occupational therapy assist- ants, chiropractors and mental health practitioners THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Paragraphs (l), (m), (x) and (y) of subdivision 2 of section 2999-cc of the public health law, paragraph (l) as amended and paragraph (m) as added by chapter 454 of the laws of 2015, paragraphs (x) and (y) as amended by section 3 of part F of chapter 57 of the laws of 2021, are amended and a new paragraph (z) is added to read as follows: (l) a physical therapist licensed AND A PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT CERTIFIED pursuant to article one hundred thirty-six of the education law; (m) an occupational therapist AND AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT licensed pursuant to article one hundred fifty-six of the education law; (x) certified peer recovery advocate services providers certified by the commissioner of addiction services and supports pursuant to section 19.18-b of the mental hygiene law, peer providers credentialed by the commissioner of addiction services and supports and peers certified or credentialed by the office of mental health; [and] (y) A CHIROPRACTOR LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED THIRTY-TWO OF THE EDUCATION LAW; (Z) A MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER LICENSED PURSUANT TO ARTICLE ONE HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE OF THE EDUCATION LAW; AND (AA) any other provider as determined by the commissioner pursuant to regulation or, in consultation with the commissioner, by the commission- er of the office of mental health, the commissioner of the office of EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD11075-03-1
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