senate Bill S4345

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes summer camps to hire certain licensed professionals to provide services

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Feb 24, 2021 advanced to third reading
Feb 23, 2021 2nd report cal.
Feb 22, 2021 1st report cal.378
Feb 03, 2021 referred to health

Votes

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Feb 22, 2021 - Health committee Vote

S4345
15
0
committee
15
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
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Abstained
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S4345 (ACTIVE) - Details

Law Section:
Public Health Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1394, add §§1394-c & 1394-d, Pub Health L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2017-2018: S9072
2019-2020: S3834

S4345 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes summer camps to hire licensed social workers, physical therapists, psychologists, athletic trainers, mental health care professionals, occupational therapists and other licensed professionals to provide services.

S4345 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S4345 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   4345
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 3, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen.  BROUK  -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
 
 AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  provision  of
   certain  professional services to children's camps and camps for chil-
   dren with developmental disabilities

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section  1. Subdivision 1 of section 1394 of the public health law, as
 added by chapter 515 of the laws of 2000, is amended to read as follows:
   1. The public health AND HEALTH PLANNING council shall prescribe stan-
 dards and establish regulations for children's overnight, summer day and
 traveling summer day camps, as defined in this article, concerning  such
 matters  as  may  be  appropriate for the protection and security of the
 life, health and safety of the occupants of such camps.
   § 2. Subdivision 3 of section 1394 of the public health law, as  added
 by chapter 214 of the laws of 2012, is amended to read as follows:
   3. Any person, firm, corporation, or association that operates a chil-
 dren's  overnight,  summer  day,  or  traveling summer day camp, and has
 obtained a permit pursuant to section thirteen hundred  ninety-three  of
 this  article, shall be authorized to employ or contract with ANY OF THE
 FOLLOWING  LICENSED  PROFESSIONALS:  a  physician,  nurse  practitioner,
 physician  assistant,  registered  nurse, or licensed practical nurse or
 emergency medical technician to act as a designated camp health director
 or to provide health services in assistance to the camp health  director
 [pursuant  to  applicable  regulations promulgated by the commissioner].
 ALL DECISIONS, IDENTIFICATION OR COORDINATION OF PROFESSIONAL  SERVICES,
 OR  OTHER PROFESSIONAL INTERACTIONS WITH CAMPERS AND STAFF, MUST BE MADE
 BASED ON THE PROFESSIONAL JUDGMENT OF SUCH LICENSEES TO PROVIDE  PROFES-
 SIONAL  SERVICES  WITHIN  HIS  OR  HER  LAWFUL SCOPE OF PRACTICE FOR THE
 PURPOSE OF TREATING CAMPERS AND STAFF DURING THEIR ATTENDANCE OR EMPLOY-
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD01386-02-1

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