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A00354 Summary:

Amd S8505, Ed L
Relates to polysomnographic technology services; grants authorization to practice polysomnographic technology to individuals who have met certain standards and requirements.
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A00354 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2011-2012 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 5, 2011
        Introduced  by  M. of A. HOYT -- read once and referred to the Committee
          on Higher Education -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,  ordered
          reprinted  as  amended  and  recommitted  to  said  committee -- again
          reported from said committee with  amendments,  ordered  reprinted  as

          amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in relation to authorizing polysomno-
          graphic technology services
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 8505 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
     2  new subdivision 5 to read as follows:
     3     5.  The provision of polysomnographic technology services, as defined
     4  by  the  commissioner,  by an individual, under the direction and super-
     5  vision of a licensed physician, who has obtained authorization issued by
     6  the department. Such authorization shall be issued  to  individuals  who
     7  have  met  standards, including those relating to education, experience,

     8  examination and character, as promulgated in regulations of the  commis-
     9  sioner. Such authorization shall be subject to the full disciplinary and
    10  regulatory  authority of the board of regents and the department, pursu-
    11  ant to this title, as if such authorization were a professional  license
    12  issued  under  this  article. The application fee for such authorization
    13  shall be three hundred dollars. Each authorization holder shall register
    14  with the department every three years and shall pay a  registration  fee
    15  of three hundred dollars.
    16    §  2. This act shall take effect one year after it shall have become a
    17  law.
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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