senate Bill S5129

2021-2022 Legislative Session

Authorizes treatment of workers' compensation injuries by an occupational therapy assistant and a physical therapist assistant

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Current Bill Status - Passed Senate


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Actions

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
May 10, 2022 referred to labor
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 09, 2022 advanced to third reading
May 05, 2022 2nd report cal.
May 04, 2022 1st report cal.1081
Jan 05, 2022 referred to labor
Jun 10, 2021 committed to rules
Mar 18, 2021 advanced to third reading
Mar 17, 2021 2nd report cal.
Mar 16, 2021 1st report cal.595
Feb 24, 2021 referred to labor

Votes

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Mar 16, 2021 - Labor committee Vote

S5129
13
0
committee
13
Aye
0
Nay
0
Aye with Reservations
0
Absent
0
Excused
0
Abstained
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S5129 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1055
Current Committee:
Assembly Labor
Law Section:
Workers' Compensation Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §13-b, Work Comp L
Versions Introduced in Other Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A7980
2015-2016: A1670
2017-2018: S8743, A1396
2019-2020: S3969, A3753

S5129 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Authorizes treatment of workers' compensation injuries by an occupational therapy assistant and a physical therapist assistant.

S5129 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S5129 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   5129
 
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                             February 24, 2021
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by  Sen. KENNEDY -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
   printed to be committed to the Committee on Labor
 
 AN ACT to amend the workers' compensation law, in relation to  authoriz-
   ing  treatment  of  workers'  compensation injuries by an occupational
   therapy assistant or physical therapy assistant

   THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
 
   Section 1.  Subdivision 2 of section 13-b of the workers' compensation
 law is amended by adding a new paragraph (b-1) to read as follows:
   (B-1) UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF AN AUTHORIZED OCCUPATIONAL THER-
 APIST,  OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY SERVICES MAY BE RENDERED BY AN OCCUPATIONAL
 THERAPY ASSISTANT. UNDER THE DIRECT SUPERVISION OF AN  AUTHORIZED  PHYS-
 ICAL  THERAPIST, PHYSICAL THERAPY SERVICES MAY BE RENDERED BY A PHYSICAL
 THERAPIST ASSISTANT. THIS  SUPERVISION  SHALL  BE  EVIDENCED  BY  SIGNED
 RECORDS  OF  INSTRUCTIONS  FOR  TREATMENT  AND  SIGNED  RECORDS  OF  THE
 PATIENT'S CONDITION AND PROGRESS.  REPORTS OF SUCH TREATMENT AND  SUPER-
 VISION  SHALL  BE  MADE  BY  SUCH  PROVIDER  TO  THE CHAIR IN THE FORMAT
 PRESCRIBED BY THE CHAIR AT SUCH TIMES AS THE CHAIR MAY REQUIRE.
   § 2. This act shall take effect on the thirtieth day  after  it  shall
 have become a law.
 
 
 
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                            LBD05124-01-1


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