senate Bill S1567A

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Regulates occupational therapy assistants, state board for occupational therapy, license requirements and exceptions; repealer

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Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


  • Introduced
  • In Committee
  • On Floor Calendar
    • Passed Senate
    • Passed Assembly
  • Delivered to Governor
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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.470
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.327
substituted for a1798a
Jun 11, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1437
Jun 09, 2015 reported and committed to rules
May 07, 2015 print number 1567a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2015 referred to higher education

Bill Amendments

S1567
S1567A
S1567
S1567A

Co-Sponsors

S1567 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1798A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7902-a & 7904-a, amd §§7903, 7905, 7906 & 7907, rpld §7906 sub 7, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5664, S4024
2011-2012: S4024
2009-2010: S6963

S1567 - Summary

Regulates occupational therapy assistants; adds one licensed occupational therapy assistant to the state board for occupational therapy; establishes license requirements and exceptions.

S1567 - Sponsor Memo

S1567 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 1567                                                  A. 1798

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, MARCHIONE -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, STECK, CLARK, SIMANOWITZ,
  WEPRIN, COLTON, CROUCH, CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  RIVERA,  WALTER  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  occupational  therapy
  assistants, the state board for occupational therapy, license require-
  ments,  and  exceptions;  and repealing certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 7902-a
to read as follows:
  S  7902-A.  PRACTICE  OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT AND USE OF THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT." ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHER-
WISE AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PARTICIPATE IN  THE  PRACTICE  OF
OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT OR USE THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  ASSISTANT."  PRACTICE  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY  ASSISTANT  SHALL  INCLUDE THE PROVIDING OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
AND CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION AND  SUPERVISION  OF  AN
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S  2.  Section 7903 of the education law, as amended by chapter 460 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 7903. State board for occupational therapy. A state board for  occu-
pational  therapy  shall  be  appointed  by  the board of regents on the
recommendation of the commissioner for  the  purpose  of  assisting  the
board of regents and the department on matters of professional licensing
and  professional  conduct in accordance with section sixty-five hundred

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02000-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S1567A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1798A
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7902-a & 7904-a, amd §§7903, 7905, 7906 & 7907, rpld §7906 sub 7, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5664, S4024
2011-2012: S4024
2009-2010: S6963

S1567A - Summary

Regulates occupational therapy assistants; adds one licensed occupational therapy assistant to the state board for occupational therapy; establishes license requirements and exceptions.

S1567A - Sponsor Memo

S1567A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 1567--A                                            A. 1798--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, MARCHIONE, RIVERA -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Higher Education -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, STECK, CLARK, SIMANOWITZ,
  WEPRIN,  COLTON, CROUCH, CURRAN, BENEDETTO, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M.  of  A.  COOK,  FITZPATRICK,  GOODELL,  LUPINACCI,  McDONALD,
  RIVERA,  WALTER  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to occupational therapy
  assistants, the state board for occupational therapy, license require-
  ments, and exceptions; and repealing certain provisions  of  such  law
  relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 7902-a
to read as follows:
  S 7902-A. PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT AND  USE  OF  THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT." ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHER-
WISE  AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS TITLE SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE PRACTICE OF
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AS AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  ASSISTANT  OR  USE  THE
TITLE  "OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  ASSISTANT."  PRACTICE  AS AN OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY ASSISTANT SHALL INCLUDE THE PROVIDING  OF  OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY
AND  CLIENT  RELATED  SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION AND SUPERVISION OF AN
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OR LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02000-02-5

senate Bill S1567

Signed By Governor
2015-2016 Legislative Session

Regulates occupational therapy assistants, state board for occupational therapy, license requirements and exceptions; repealer

download bill text pdf

Sponsored By

Current Bill Status - Signed by Governor


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Nov 20, 2015 signed chap.470
Nov 10, 2015 delivered to governor
Jun 15, 2015 returned to senate
passed assembly
ordered to third reading rules cal.327
substituted for a1798a
Jun 11, 2015 referred to ways and means
delivered to assembly
passed senate
Jun 10, 2015 ordered to third reading cal.1437
Jun 09, 2015 reported and committed to rules
May 07, 2015 print number 1567a
amend and recommit to finance
Apr 22, 2015 reported and committed to finance
Jan 13, 2015 referred to higher education

Bill Amendments

S1567
S1567A
S1567
S1567A

Co-Sponsors

S1567 - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1798
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7902-a & 7904-a, amd §§7903, 7906 & 7907, rpld §7906 sub 7, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5664, S4024
2011-2012: S4024
2009-2010: S6963

S1567 - Summary

Regulates occupational therapy assistants; adds one licensed occupational therapy assistant to the state board for occupational therapy; establishes license requirements and exceptions.

S1567 - Sponsor Memo

S1567 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 1567                                                  A. 1798

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced by Sens. LAVALLE, MARCHIONE -- read twice and
  ordered printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee  on
  Higher Education

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, STECK, CLARK, SIMANOWITZ,
  WEPRIN, COLTON, CROUCH, CURRAN -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. COOK,
  RIVERA,  WALTER  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education

AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to  occupational  therapy
  assistants, the state board for occupational therapy, license require-
  ments,  and  exceptions;  and repealing certain provisions of such law
  relating thereto

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 7902-a
to read as follows:
  S  7902-A.  PRACTICE  OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT AND USE OF THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT." ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHER-
WISE AUTHORIZED UNDER THIS TITLE SHALL PARTICIPATE IN  THE  PRACTICE  OF
OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT OR USE THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  ASSISTANT."  PRACTICE  AS  AN  OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY  ASSISTANT  SHALL  INCLUDE THE PROVIDING OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
AND CLIENT RELATED SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION AND  SUPERVISION  OF  AN
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OR LICENSED PHYSICIAN.
  S  2.  Section 7903 of the education law, as amended by chapter 460 of
the laws of 2011, is amended to read as follows:
  S 7903. State board for occupational therapy. A state board for  occu-
pational  therapy  shall  be  appointed  by  the board of regents on the
recommendation of the commissioner for  the  purpose  of  assisting  the
board of regents and the department on matters of professional licensing
and  professional  conduct in accordance with section sixty-five hundred

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02000-01-5

Co-Sponsors

S1567A - Details

See Assembly Version of this Bill:
A1798
Law Section:
Education Law
Laws Affected:
Add §§7902-a & 7904-a, amd §§7903, 7906 & 7907, rpld §7906 sub 7, Ed L
Versions Introduced in Previous Legislative Sessions:
2013-2014: A5664, S4024
2011-2012: S4024
2009-2010: S6963

S1567A - Summary

Regulates occupational therapy assistants; adds one licensed occupational therapy assistant to the state board for occupational therapy; establishes license requirements and exceptions.

S1567A - Sponsor Memo

S1567A - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

    S. 1567--A                                            A. 1798--A

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                      S E N A T E - A S S E M B L Y

                            January 13, 2015
                               ___________

IN  SENATE  --  Introduced  by  Sens. LAVALLE, MARCHIONE, RIVERA -- read
  twice and ordered printed, and when printed to  be  committed  to  the
  Committee  on Higher Education -- reported favorably from said commit-
  tee and committed to the Committee on Finance -- committee discharged,
  bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended  and  recommitted  to  said
  committee

IN ASSEMBLY -- Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, STECK, CLARK, SIMANOWITZ,
  WEPRIN,  COLTON, CROUCH, CURRAN, BENEDETTO, SKOUFIS -- Multi-Sponsored
  by -- M.  of  A.  COOK,  FITZPATRICK,  GOODELL,  LUPINACCI,  McDONALD,
  RIVERA,  WALTER  --  read once and referred to the Committee on Higher
  Education -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted  as
  amended and recommitted to said committee

AN  ACT  to amend the education law, in relation to occupational therapy
  assistants, the state board for occupational therapy, license require-
  ments, and exceptions; and repealing certain provisions  of  such  law
  relating thereto

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. The education law is amended by adding a new section 7902-a
to read as follows:
  S 7902-A. PRACTICE OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT AND  USE  OF  THE
TITLE "OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANT." ONLY A PERSON LICENSED OR OTHER-
WISE  AUTHORIZED  UNDER  THIS TITLE SHALL PARTICIPATE IN THE PRACTICE OF
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY AS AN OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY  ASSISTANT  OR  USE  THE
TITLE  "OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY  ASSISTANT."  PRACTICE  AS AN OCCUPATIONAL
THERAPY ASSISTANT SHALL INCLUDE THE PROVIDING  OF  OCCUPATIONAL  THERAPY
AND  CLIENT  RELATED  SERVICES UNDER THE DIRECTION AND SUPERVISION OF AN
OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST OR LICENSED  PHYSICIAN  IN  ACCORDANCE  WITH  THE
COMMISSIONER'S REGULATIONS.

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD02000-02-5

assembly Bill A7923

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Computes sales and compensating use tax on retail sales of motor fuel and diesel motor fuel at a rate of cents per gallon

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

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Assembly Actions - Lowercase
Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jun 15, 2016 held for consideration in ways and means
Jan 06, 2016 referred to ways and means
Jun 01, 2015 referred to ways and means

Co-Sponsors

A7923 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Tax Law
Laws Affected:
Amd §1111, Tax L
Versions Introduced in 2013-2014 Legislative Session:
A9839

A7923 - Summary

Computes sales and compensation use tax on retail sales of motor fuel and diesel motor fuel at a rate of cents per gallon.

A7923 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7923

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              June 1, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by M. of A. PALUMBO -- read once and referred to the Commit-
  tee on Ways and Means

AN ACT to amend the tax law, in relation to computing sales and  compen-
  sating  use tax on retail sales of motor fuel and diesel motor fuel at
  a rate of cents per gallon

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  Subdivision (m) of section 1111 of the tax law is amended
by adding a new paragraph 8 to read as follows:
  (8) THE SALES AND COMPENSATING USE TAXES IMPOSED BY SUBPART B OF  PART
ONE  OF ARTICLE TWENTY-NINE OF THIS CHAPTER IN REGARD TO RETAIL SALES OF
MOTOR FUEL AND DIESEL MOTOR FUEL SHALL BE COMPUTED, AS DETERMINED  QUAR-
TERLY BY THE COMMISSIONER, AT A RATE OF CENTS PER GALLON, ROUNDED TO THE
NEAREST CENT, MULTIPLIED BY THE COST OF THE FUEL.
  S  2. Paragraph 2 of subdivision (e) of section 1111 of the tax law is
amended by adding a new subparagraph (iv) to read as follows:
  (IV) WHERE MOTOR FUEL IS IMPORTED, MANUFACTURED OR SOLD IN, OR  DIESEL
MOTOR FUEL IS SOLD OR USED IN THIS STATE, THE SALES AND COMPENSATING USE
TAXES  IMPOSED  BY  SUBPART B OF PART ONE OF ARTICLE TWENTY-NINE OF THIS
CHAPTER AS COMPUTED PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (M) OF THIS SECTION SHALL BE
PREPAID PURSUANT TO SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED TWO OF THIS ARTICLE  ON  EACH
GALLON OF FUEL.
  S  3. This act shall take effect on the first day of a sales tax quar-
terly period, as described in subdivision (b) of section 1136 of the tax
law, next commencing at least ninety days after the date this act  shall
have  become  a  law  and  shall apply in accordance with the applicable
transitional provisions of sections 1106 and 1217 of the tax law.


 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
A                                                          LBD10467-03-5

assembly Bill A7894

2015-2016 Legislative Session

Requires that in communities where traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices are in use yellow signal lights meet minimum duration requirements

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Current Bill Status - In Assembly Committee


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

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Senate Actions - UPPERCASE
Jan 06, 2016 referred to transportation
May 29, 2015 referred to transportation

Co-Sponsors

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A7894 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Vehicle and Traffic Law
Laws Affected:
Add §1111-e, V & T L

A7894 - Summary

Requires that in communities where traffic-control signal photo violation-monitoring devices are in use yellow signal lights meet minimum duration requirements; establishes minimum durations based on speed limits; requires all traffic lights undergo an annual audit and any traffic light found not in compliance shall result in the refund of any monetary penalties back to the date of the last audit.

A7894 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  7894

                       2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                          I N  A S S E M B L Y

                              May 29, 2015
                               ___________

Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  LUPINACCI  --  read once and referred to the
  Committee on Transportation

AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in  relation  to  requiring
  that in communities where traffic-control signal photo violation-moni-
  toring  devices  are in use yellow signal lights meet minimum duration
  requirements

  THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND  ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section  1.  The  vehicle  and  traffic law is amended by adding a new
section 1111-e to read as follows:
  S 1111-E. YELLOW SIGNAL LIGHTS; MINIMUM DURATION WHERE TRAFFIC-CONTROL
SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICES ARE IN USE.  (A)  ANY  MUNICI-
PALITY OPERATING A DEMONSTRATION PROGRAM THAT IMPOSES MONETARY LIABILITY
ON  THE  OWNER  OF THE VEHICLE FOR THE FAILURE OF AN OPERATOR THEREOF TO
COMPLY WITH TRAFFIC-CONTROL INDICATIONS PURSUANT TO THIS  ARTICLE  SHALL
REQUIRE  YELLOW SIGNAL LIGHTS IN EVERY INTERSECTION WHERE A TRAFFIC-CON-
TROL SIGNAL PHOTO VIOLATIONS-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION  TO  MEET
MINIMUM  DURATION  PERIODS  PURSUANT TO SUBDIVISION (B) OF THIS SECTION.
FOR THE PURPOSES OF THIS SECTION, THE TERM "TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL PHOTO
VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE" SHALL MEAN A VEHICLE  SENSOR  INSTALLED  TO
WORK  IN  CONJUNCTION  WITH A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL WHICH AUTOMATICALLY
PRODUCES TWO OR MORE PHOTOGRAPHS, TWO OR MORE MICROPHOTOGRAPHS, A  VIDE-
OTAPE OR OTHER RECORDED IMAGES OF EACH VEHICLE AT THE TIME IT IS USED OR
OPERATED IN VIOLATION OF SUBDIVISION (D) OF SECTION ELEVEN HUNDRED ELEV-
EN OF THIS ARTICLE.
  (B)  ALL  YELLOW  SIGNAL LIGHTS LOCATED WHERE A TRAFFIC-CONTROL SIGNAL
PHOTO VIOLATION-MONITORING DEVICE IS IN OPERATION SHALL MEET THE FOLLOW-
ING MINIMUM DURATION PERIODS:
  1. A MINIMUM DURATION OF THREE SECONDS IN INTERSECTIONS WITH A MAXIMUM
SPEED LIMIT OF TWENTY-FIVE MILES PER HOUR;

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD11291-01-5