senate Bill S6783

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to mandatory continuing education for architects

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  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
  • Signed by Governor

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 03, 2021 signed chap.578
Oct 22, 2021 delivered to governor
Jun 02, 2021 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.268
substituted for a7604
Jun 01, 2021 referred to higher education
delivered to assembly
passed senate
May 24, 2021 ordered to third reading cal.1307
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 17, 2021 referred to higher education

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Details

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Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §7308, Ed L

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to mandatory continuing education for architects; removes exemption from mandatory continuing education requirements for the triennial registration period when an architect is first licensed; allows no more than six continuing education hours taken during one triennium may be transferred to a subsequent triennium; makes related provisions.

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S6783 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
                        2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                             I N  S E N A T E
                               May 17, 2021
 Introduced  by  Sen.  COONEY -- 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  mandatory  continuing
   education for architects
   Section 1. Paragraph (b) of subdivision  1  of  section  7308  of  the
 education  law,  as added by chapter 521 of the laws of 1999, is amended
 to read as follows:
   (b) [Architects shall be exempt from the mandatory  continuing  educa-
 tion requirement for the triennial registration period during which they
 are  first  licensed.]  In  accord  with  the intent of this section, AN
 adjustment  AND/OR  EXEMPTION  to  the  mandatory  continuing  education
 requirement  may  be  granted  by  the  department for reasons of health
 certified by an  appropriate  health  care  professional,  for  extended
 active  duty  with  the  armed forces of the United States, or for other
 good cause acceptable to the department which may prevent compliance.
   § 2. Subdivision 2 of section 7308 of the education law, as amended by
 chapter 683 of the laws of 2005, is amended to read as follows:
   2. During each triennial registration period an applicant  for  regis-
 tration  shall  complete  a  minimum  of  thirty-six hours of acceptable
 continuing education, as specified in subdivision four of this  section,
 provided  that  a minimum of twenty-four hours of such continuing educa-
 tion shall be in the areas of health, safety and welfare.  [Up  to  one-
 half  of  the  total  hours  of continuing education may consist of non-
 course  activities.]  Any  architect  whose  first   registration   date
 following  the  effective  date  of  this section occurs less than three
 years from such effective date, but on or after January first, two thou-
 sand one, shall complete continuing education hours on a prorated  basis
 at  the  rate  of  one  hour  per month for the period beginning January
 first, two thousand up to the  first  registration  date  thereafter.  A
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.


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