assembly Bill A2294

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry

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Jan 05, 2022 referred to higher education
Jan 14, 2021 referred to higher education

A2294 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S2019
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7001, 7009 & 7010, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7108, S4835
2015-2016: A719, S4600, S6990
2017-2018: A1880, S4734
2019-2020: A6185, S5395

A2294 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Makes technical corrections to the practice of podiatry.

A2294 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   2294
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             January 14, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. PRETLOW -- read once and referred to the Commit-
   tee on Higher Education
 
 AN ACT to amend the education  law,  in  relation  to  making  technical
   changes to the scope of the practice of podiatry
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Subdivisions 1 and 2 of section 7001 of the education  law,
 subdivision  1 as amended by chapter 23 of the laws of 2013 and subdivi-
 sion 2 as amended by chapter 438 of the laws of  2012,  are  amended  to
 read as follows:
   1.  The  practice of the profession of podiatry is defined as diagnos-
 ing, treating,  operating  and  prescribing  for  any  disease,  injury,
 deformity  or other condition of the foot, THE NON-SURGICAL TREATMENT OF
 THE ANKLE AND THE ANATOMICAL STRUCTURES OF THE ANKLE,  CUTANEOUS  CONDI-
 TIONS AND WOUNDS OF THE ANKLE, and may include performing physical eval-
 uations  in conjunction with the provision of podiatric treatment.  [For
 the purposes of wound care  however,  the  practice  of  podiatry  shall
 include  the treatment of such wounds if they are contiguous with wounds
 relating, originating or in the course of treatment of a  wound  on  the
 foot  within  the podiatric scope of practice.] THE PRACTICE OF PODIATRY
 SHALL NOT INCLUDE THE FOLLOWING TREATMENTS OR PROCEDURES PERFORMED ABOVE
 THE LEVEL OF THE MALLEOLI, UNLESS OTHERWISE PROVIDED: THE  TREATMENT  OF
 MELANOMA;  PERFORMANCE  OF  MOHS  SURGERY; MUSCLE FLAPS OR MICROVASCULAR
 ANASTAMOSES. Wound care shall not,  however,  extend  beyond  the  level
 ending  at  the [distal] tibial tuberosity. The practice of podiatry may
 also include [diagnosing, treating, operating and  prescribing  for  any
 disease, injury, deformity or other condition of] the SURGICAL TREATMENT
 OF  THE  ankle and soft tissue of the leg below the tibial tuberosity if
 the podiatrist has obtained an issuance of a privilege to perform podia-
 tric standard ankle surgery or advanced ankle surgery in accordance with
 section seven thousand nine of this article. Podiatrists may treat trau-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.