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S02607 Summary:

Authorizes health care professionals licensed in other jurisdictions and appointed by the World Triathlon Corporation to practice in this state at a triathlon.
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S02607 Actions:

02/07/20171ST REPORT CAL.196
02/13/20172ND REPORT CAL.
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S02607 Memo:

Memo not available
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S02607 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    January 13, 2017
        Introduced  by  Sen.  LITTLE -- read twice and ordered printed, and when
          printed to be committed to the Committee on Health
        AN ACT to authorize certain health care professionals licensed to  prac-
          tice  in  other  jurisdictions to practice in this state in connection
          with an event sanctioned  by  the  World  Triathlon  Corporation;  and
          providing for the repeal of such provisions upon expiration thereof
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Notwithstanding any  inconsistent  provision  of  law,  any
     2  person  who  is licensed or certified to practice as a physician, physi-
     3  cian's assistant, massage therapist, physical  therapist,  chiropractor,
     4  dentist, optometrist, nurse, nurse practitioner, emergency medical tech-
     5  nician  or  podiatrist  in  another  state  or territory, who is in good
     6  standing in such state or territory and who has been  appointed  by  the
     7  World Triathlon Corporation to provide professional services at an event
     8  in this state sanctioned by the World Triathlon Corporation, may provide
     9  such  professional services to athletes and team personnel registered to
    10  train at a location in this state or registered to compete in  an  event
    11  conducted  under  the sanction of the World Triathlon Corporation in the
    12  state without first being licensed pursuant to the provisions of title 8
    13  of the education law or certified pursuant  to  the  provisions  of  the
    14  public health law, as may be applicable. Such services shall be provided
    15  only  four  days  before  through  one  day  after each of the following
    16  events:
    17    a. Ironman Lake Placid scheduled to be held on July 23, 2017; and
    18    b. Ironman 70.3 Lake Placid scheduled to  be  held  on  September  10,
    19  2017.
    20    §  2.  This  act shall take effect immediately and shall expire and be
    21  deemed repealed September 12, 2017.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
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