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AB269 Text:

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

                                          269

                              2015-2016 Regular Sessions

                                 I N  A S S E M B L Y

                                      (PREFILED)

                                    January 7, 2015
                                      ___________

       Introduced  by  M. of A. PAULIN, GUNTHER, LAVINE, SCARBOROUGH, ROBINSON,
         RIVERA, OTIS, LUPARDO, JAFFEE, COOK,  BUCHWALD,  ABINANTI,  ROSENTHAL,
         GRAF,  RAIA,  CROUCH, DiPIETRO, SCHIMEL, ZEBROWSKI, GOTTFRIED, SKOUFIS
         -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A.  ABBATE, ARROYO, FAHY,  FITZPATRICK,
         HIKIND,  LUPINACCI,  MAYER,  McDONOUGH,  PERRY, STEC, STECK, TITONE --
         read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education

       AN ACT to amend the public health law, in relation to the  provision  of
         certain professional services to children's camps

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

    1    Section 1. Subdivision 3 of section 1394 of the public health law,  as
    2  added by chapter 214 of the laws of 2012,is amended to read as follows:
    3    3. Any person, firm, corporation, or association that operates a chil-
    4  dren's  overnight,  summer  day,  or  traveling summer day camp, and has
    5  obtained a permit pursuant to section thirteen hundred  ninety-three  of
    6  this  article,  shall  be  authorized  to employ or contract with: (A) a
    7  physician, nurse practitioner, physician assistant, registered nurse, or
    8  licensed practical nurse or emergency medical technician  to  act  as  a
    9  designated camp health director or to provide health services in assist-
   10  ance  to  the  camp  health  director pursuant to applicable regulations
   11  promulgated by the commissioner; OR (B) A PHYSICAL  THERAPIST,  PHYSICAL
   12  THERAPIST  ASSISTANT,  PSYCHOLOGIST, SOCIAL WORKER, ATHLETIC TRAINER, OR
   13  MENTAL HEALTH PRACTITIONER TO PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL SERVICES  WITHIN  HIS
   14  OR  HER  LAWFUL  SCOPE  OF  PRACTICE  TO  CAMPERS AND STAFF DURING THEIR
   15  ATTENDANCE OR EMPLOYMENT AT THE CAMP, PURSUANT TO APPLICABLE REGULATIONS
   16  PROMULGATED BY THE COMMISSIONER.
   17    S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.


        EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                             [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                  LBD00114-01-5
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