assembly Bill A5740

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Feb 24, 2021 referred to higher education

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A5740 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Senate Version of this Bill:
S3763
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 169 §§8900 - 8909, amd §§6503-a, 6507 & 6505-b, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L; amd §§1203, 1207 & 1301, Lim Lil L; amd §§121-1500 & 121-1502, Partn L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2015-2016: A10457, S7936
2017-2018: A3968, S3381
2019-2020: A6875, S4695

A5740 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

A5740 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
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                                   5740
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                           I N  A S S E M B L Y
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by M. of A. LUPARDO, J. RIVERA, WILLIAMS, COOK, GALEF, GOTT-
   FRIED, GUNTHER, DE LA ROSA, WALLACE, PERRY, BENEDETTO, ABBATE,  DiPIE-
   TRO, PALMESANO, MONTESANO, RA, STECK, GRIFFIN -- Multi-Sponsored by --
   M.  of  A.    ABINANTI, BARCLAY, BLANKENBUSH, BRABENEC, BYRNE, COLTON,
   CYMBROWITZ, DAVILA, DINOWITZ,  ENGLEBRIGHT,  HAWLEY,  HEVESI,  HUNTER,
   KIM,  LAVINE,  M. MILLER,  MORINELLO,  NORRIS, PAULIN, PEOPLES-STOKES,
   QUART, L. ROSENTHAL, SIMON, THIELE, WALSH, WEPRIN  --  read  once  and
   referred to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT to amend the education law, the social services law, the limited
   liability company law and the partnership  law,  in  relation  to  the
   licensing  of  vision  impairment  specialists;  and providing for the
   repeal of certain provisions upon expiration thereof
 
   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 169 to
 read as follows:
                                ARTICLE 169
                       VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS
 SECTION 8900. INTRODUCTION.
         8901. DEFINITIONS.
         8902. USE OF TITLES.
         8903. STATE BOARD FOR VISION IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS.
         8904. REQUIREMENTS  FOR  A  LICENSE  WITH A SPECIALIZATION AS AN
                 ORIENTATION AND MOBILITY SPECIALIST.
         8905. REQUIREMENTS FOR A LICENSE  WITH  A  SPECIALIZATION  AS  A
                 VISION REHABILITATION THERAPIST.
         8906. LIMITED PERMITS.
         8907. EXEMPT PERSONS.
         8908. SPECIAL PROVISIONS.
         8909. SEPARABILITY.
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05398-01-1