senate Bill S3763

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists

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Current Bill Status - In Senate Committee Higher Education Committee


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Jan 30, 2021 referred to higher education

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S3763 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A5740
Current Committee:
Senate 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: S7936, A10457
2017-2018: S3381, A3968
2019-2020: S4695, A6875

S3763 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Provides for the licensing of vision impairment specialists.

S3763 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S3763 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   3763
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             January 30, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sens. PERSAUD, GRIFFO -- 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 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.
   § 8900. INTRODUCTION. THIS ARTICLE APPLIES TO THE PROFESSION OF VISION
 IMPAIRMENT SPECIALISTS, AND PROVIDES FOR THE  LICENSING  OF  ORIENTATION
 AND  MOBILITY  SPECIALISTS  AND  VISION  REHABILITATION  THERAPISTS. THE
 GENERAL PROVISIONS FOR ALL PROFESSIONS CONTAINED IN ARTICLE ONE  HUNDRED
 THIRTY OF THIS TITLE SHALL APPLY TO THIS ARTICLE.
   § 8901. DEFINITIONS. FOR PURPOSES OF THIS ARTICLE, THE FOLLOWING TERMS
 SHALL HAVE THE FOLLOWING MEANINGS:
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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