|Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
|Jun 24, 2021||signed chap.159|
|Jun 17, 2021||delivered to governor|
|Jun 09, 2021||returned to assembly|
3rd reading cal.1698
substituted for s6431
|Jun 09, 2021||substituted by a7405a|
ordered to third reading cal.1698
committee discharged and committed to rules
|Apr 28, 2021||referred to higher education|
senate Bill S6431Signed By Governor
Current Bill Status Via A7405 - Signed by Governor
- In Committee
- On Floor Calendar
- Passed Senate
- Passed Assembly
- Delivered to Governor
- Signed by Governor
S6431 (ACTIVE) - Details
- See Assembly Version of this Bill:
- Law Section:
- Education Law
- Laws Affected:
- Amd §§7605, 7706 & 8410, Ed L
S6431 (ACTIVE) - Summary
Extends for one year certain exemptions from professional licensure requirements for persons employed as mental health practitioners, psychologists and social workers in a program or service operated, regulated, funded, or approved by the department of mental hygiene, the office of children and family services, or a local governmental unit or social services district.
S6431 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo
BILL NUMBER: S6431 SPONSOR: BROUK TITLE OF BILL: An act to amend the education law, in relation to extending certain exemptions for persons employed as mental health practitioners, psychol- ogists and social workers PURPOSE: Provides a one year extension of the provisions relating to persons practicing in certain licensed programs who are exempt from practice requirements of professionals licensed by the department of education, which are to sunset on June 24, 2021. SUMMARY OF PROVISIONS: Section 1. Amends subdivision 12 of section 7605 of the education law as added by section 2 of part Y of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018.
S6431 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf
S T A T E O F N E W Y O R K ________________________________________________________________________ 6431 2021-2022 Regular Sessions I N S E N A T E April 28, 2021 ___________ Introduced by Sens. BROUK, HARCKHAM -- 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 extending certain exemptions for persons employed as mental health practitioners, psychologists and social workers THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 12 section 7605 of the education law, as added by section 2 of part Y of chapter 57 of the laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows: 12. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, noth- ing in this article shall be construed to prohibit or limit the activ- ities or services provided under this article by any person who is employed or who commences employment in a program or service operated, regulated, funded, or approved by the department of mental hygiene, the office of children and family services, or a local governmental unit as that term is defined in section 41.03 of the mental hygiene law or a social services district as defined in section sixty-one of the social services law on or before [one year] TWO YEARS from the date that the regulations issued in accordance with section six of [the] PART Y OF chapter FIFTY-SEVEN of the laws of two thousand eighteen [which added this subdivision] appear in the state register or are adopted, whichever is later. Such prohibitions or limitations shall not apply to such employees for as long as they remain employed by such programs or services and whether they remain employed by the same or other employers providing such programs or services. Provided, however, that any person who commences employment in such program or service after such date and performs services that are restricted under this article shall be appro- priately licensed or authorized under this article. Each state oversight agency shall create and maintain a process to verify employment history of individuals exempt under this subdivision. EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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