senate Bill S3542

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to the practice of professional geology

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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  • In Committee
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    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 25, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 19, 2021 advanced to third reading
May 12, 2021 2nd report cal.
May 11, 2021 1st report cal.1027
Jan 30, 2021 referred to higher education

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S3542 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A7884
Current Committee:
Assembly Higher Education
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§7209 & 7210, Ed L
Versions Introduced in 2019-2020 Legislative Session:
S6084, A7865

S3542 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to the practice of professional geology.

S3542 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3542 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3542
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced by Sens. STAVISKY, SKOUFIS -- read twice and ordered printed,
   and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher Education
 
 AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law,  in relation to the practice of
   professional geology
 
   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1.  Subdivision  6  of  section 7209 of the education law, as
 amended by chapter 62 of the  laws  of  1989,  is  amended  to  read  as
 follows:
   6.  It  shall be lawful for a corporation organized and existing under
 the laws of the state of New York which on the fifteenth day  of  April,
 nineteen  hundred  thirty-five and continuously thereafter, was lawfully
 practicing engineering or land surveying in New York state, to  continue
 such  practice  provided  that  the  chief  executive officer shall be a
 professional engineer licensed under this article, if  practicing  engi-
 neering,  or  a land surveyor licensed under this article, if practicing
 land surveying, and provided further that the person or persons carrying
 on the actual practice of engineering or  surveying  on  behalf  of,  or
 designated  as  "engineer"  or "surveyor", with or without qualifying or
 characterizing word, by such corporation shall be authorized to practice
 engineering or land surveying as provided in this article. THE  PRACTICE
 OF  ENGINEERING MAY ENCOMPASS SERVICES THAT CAN ALSO BE CONSIDERED TO BE
 THE PRACTICE OF GEOLOGY AND A CORPORATION  ORGANIZED  PURSUANT  TO  THIS
 SUBDIVISION  SHALL  BE PERMITTED TO OBTAIN A CERTIFICATE OF AUTHORITY TO
 PRACTICE GEOLOGY SO LONG AS SUCH CORPORATION HAS ONE OFFICER OR EMPLOYEE
 IN RESPONSIBLE CHARGE LICENSED AS A PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGIST. It shall  be
 lawful for a corporation which, on account of or as a result of require-
 ments,  restrictions  or provisions of federal law, was organized subse-
 quent to April fifteenth, nineteen hundred thirty-five for  the  purpose
 of taking over an existing engineering organization established prior to
 such  time  and which has taken over such organization and continued its
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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