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A06092 Summary:

BILL NOA06092B
 
SAME ASSAME AS S04969-B
 
SPONSORSchimel
 
COSPNSRMiller, Gottfried, Jaffee, Joyner, Arroyo, Robinson, Skoufis, Russell, Stirpe, Lavine, Rivera, McDonald, Cahill, Thiele, Titone, Saladino, Brabenec, Raia, Crouch, Otis, Santabarbara, Castorina, Malliotakis, Schimminger, Hunter, Sepulveda, Woerner
 
MLTSPNSRDilan, Dinowitz, Duprey, Lawrence, Linares, Lupinacci, Magee, McDonough, McKevitt, Simon, Walter
 
Amd 6732, Ed L
 
Provides that the abbreviation of "D.P.T." and title "doctor of physical therapy" may only be used by a person licensed or otherwise authorized by article 136 of the education law to practice physical therapy.
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A06092 Text:



 
                STATE OF NEW YORK
        ________________________________________________________________________
 
                                         6092--B
 
                               2015-2016 Regular Sessions
 
                   IN ASSEMBLY
 
                                     March 16, 2015
                                       ___________
 
        Introduced  by  M.  of  A.  SCHIMEL,  MILLER, GOTTFRIED, JAFFEE, JOYNER,
          ARROYO, ROBINSON, SKOUFIS, RUSSELL, STIRPE, LAVINE, RIVERA,  McDONALD,
          CAHILL, THIELE, TITONE, SALADINO, BRABENEC, RAIA, CROUCH, OTIS, SANTA-
          BARBARA, CASTORINA, MALLIOTAKIS, SCHIMMINGER, HUNTER, SEPULVEDA, WOER-
          NER  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A.  DILAN, DINOWITZ, DUPREY,
          LAWRENCE,  LINARES,  LUPINACCI,  MAGEE,  McDONOUGH,  McKEVITT,  SIMON,
          WALTER  -- read once and referred to the Committee on Higher Education
          -- committee discharged, bill amended, ordered  reprinted  as  amended
          and  recommitted  to said committee -- recommitted to the Committee on
          Higher Education in accordance with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- commit-
          tee discharged, bill amended, ordered reprinted as amended and  recom-
          mitted to said committee
 
        AN  ACT to amend the education law, in relation to the practice of phys-
          ical therapy
 
          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
 
     1    Section  1. Section 6732 of the education law, as added by chapter 618
     2  of the laws of 1980, is amended to read as follows:
     3    § 6732. Practice of physical therapy and the use  of  title  "physical
     4  therapist".  Only  a  person licensed or otherwise authorized under this
     5  article shall practice physical therapy or use the title "physical ther-
     6  apist", "physiotherapist" or "mechanotherapist" or the  abbreviation  of
     7  "P.T."  in connection with his or her name or with any trade name in the
     8  conduct  of  his profession. Only a person licensed or otherwise author-
     9  ized under this article  to  practice  physical  therapy,  and  who  has
    10  obtained  a  doctorate  in physical therapy may use the title "doctor of
    11  physical therapy" or abbreviation "D.P.T." in connection with his or her
    12  name or with any trade name to indicate or  imply  that  the  person  is
    13  licensed or otherwise authorized to practice physical therapy.
    14    § 2. This act shall take effect immediately.

         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                                   LBD09907-06-6
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