senate Bill S9402

Signed By Governor
2021-2022 Legislative Session

Relates to requirements for licensure and certification of applied behavior analysts

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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 22, 2022 signed chap.641
Nov 21, 2022 delivered to governor
Jun 03, 2022 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.649
substituted for a10454
Jun 01, 2022 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
ordered to third reading cal.1827
committee discharged and committed to rules
May 24, 2022 referred to higher education

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S9402 (ACTIVE) - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A10454
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §§8805 & 8807, Ed L

S9402 (ACTIVE) - Summary

Relates to requirements for licensure and certification of applied behavior analysts; clarifies for graduate students seeking to complete supervised experience and/or examination requirements for certification and their supervisors the proper process in which to follow to provide such services.

S9402 (ACTIVE) - Sponsor Memo

S9402 (ACTIVE) - Bill Text download pdf

 
                     S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
 ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                   9402
 
                             I N  S E N A T E
 
                               May 24, 2022
                                ___________
 
 Introduced  by Sen. STAVISKY -- 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  requirements  for
   licensure and certification of applied behavior analysts
 
   THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
 BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

   Section 1. Section 8805 of the education law, as added by chapter  554
 of the laws of 2013, is amended to read as follows:
   §  8805.  Special provisions. An individual who meets the requirements
 for a license [or certification] as a licensed behavior analyst,  PURSU-
 ANT  TO  SUBDIVISION  TWO  OF  SECTION EIGHTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS
 ARTICLE, or CERTIFICATION AS a  certified  behavior  analyst  assistant,
 PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION ONE OF SECTION EIGHTY-EIGHT HUNDRED FOUR OF THIS
 ARTICLE,  except  for  examination, experience and education, and who is
 certified or registered by a national  certifying  body  having  certif-
 ication or registration standards acceptable to the commissioner, may be
 licensed  or  certified,  without  meeting additional requirements as to
 examination, experience and education,  provided  that  such  individual
 submits an application to the department [within two years of the effec-
 tive date of this section].
   §  2.  Section  8807  of  the education law is amended by adding a new
 subdivision 9 to read as follows:
   9. NOTHING IN THIS ARTICLE  SHALL  BE  CONSTRUED  AS  PROHIBITING  THE
 ACTIVITIES AND SERVICES REQUIRED OF A GRADUATE OF AN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM
 ACCEPTABLE  TO THE DEPARTMENT, SEEKING TO COMPLETE SUPERVISED EXPERIENCE
 AND/OR EXAMINATION REQUIREMENTS FOR CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION  BY  A
 NATIONAL  CERTIFYING BODY HAVING CERTIFICATION OR REGISTRATION STANDARDS
 ACCEPTABLE TO THE COMMISSIONER; PROVIDED,  HOWEVER,  THAT  THE  GRADUATE
 SHALL  BE  UNDER  THE  SUPERVISION OF A LICENSED BEHAVIOR ANALYST WHO IS
 LICENSED AND REGISTERED IN NEW YORK AND EMPLOYED BY A SETTING AUTHORIZED
 TO PROVIDE APPLIED BEHAVIOR ANALYSIS SERVICES IN NEW YORK, ACCEPTABLE TO
 THE DEPARTMENT. THE SUPERVISING LICENSED BEHAVIOR ANALYST SHALL  SUBMIT,
 UPON  COMMENCING THE SUPERVISION OF ANY GRADUATE OR NO LATER THAN NINETY
 DAYS AFTER THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS SUBDIVISION, ON A FORM  PRESCRIBED
 
  EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                       [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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