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A00545 Summary:

SPONSORRosenthal L
COSPNSROtis, Stirpe, Benedetto, Cusick, Abinanti, Fahy, Zebrowski, Dickens, Paulin, De La Rosa, Hevesi, Cruz, Reyes, Mikulin, Walsh, Gallagher, Jones, Kelles, Fernandez, Lupardo, Burgos, Zinerman, Aubry, Seawright, Dinowitz, Sayegh, Bichotte Hermelyn, Gunther, Englebright, Clark, Gottfried, Niou, Smith, Abbate, Forrest, Jackson, Hyndman, Carroll, Sillitti
MLTSPNSRBraunstein, Epstein, Galef, Lalor, McDonough, Montesano
Add Art 166-A §§8720 - 8727, amd §§6507, 6503-a & 7602, Ed L; amd §413, Soc Serv L
Provides for the licensure of school psychologists; authorizes the use of the title "school psychologist" to licensed or exempt individuals; defines practice of school psychology; sets forth requirements for professional licensure (including educational attainment, experience, exam and fee); provides for issuance of limited permits under specified circumstances; identifies exempt persons.
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A00545 Text:

                STATE OF NEW YORK
                               2021-2022 Regular Sessions
                   IN ASSEMBLY
                                     January 6, 2021
        Introduced  by  M.  of A. L. ROSENTHAL, OTIS, STIRPE, BENEDETTO, CUSICK,
          JACKSON,  HYNDMAN  --  Multi-Sponsored  by  --  M.  of  A. BRAUNSTEIN,
          EPSTEIN, GALEF, LALOR, McDONOUGH, MONTESANO -- read once and  referred
          to  the  Committee  on  Higher Education -- committee discharged, bill
          amended, ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said  commit-
          tee  -- recommitted to the Committee on Higher Education in accordance
          with Assembly Rule 3, sec. 2 -- committee  discharged,  bill  amended,
          ordered reprinted as amended and recommitted to said committee
        AN  ACT  to  amend  the  education  law  and the social services law, in
          relation to the practice of  school  psychology,  and  establishing  a
          pilot  program  of  a  multi-tiered  system  of support to address the
          social and emotional needs of students

          The People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and  Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Legislative intent and findings. The legislature finds that
     2  while  significant  steps  have  been  taken  to  address the social and
     3  emotional needs of students that have been intensified by  the  COVID-19
     4  pandemic,  much  more  must  be  done  to identify risk factors, develop
     5  community response and support strategies  and  to  increase  access  to
     6  mental health services.
     7    The  legislature intends to build on the initial aggressive efforts of
     8  the executive and legislative by recognizing the significant role mental
     9  and behavioral health professionals  play  in  identifying  the  warning
    10  signs  of social and emotional distress in our children and the maladap-
    11  tive behaviors that contribute to mental health crises and suicide.  The
    12  legislature recognizes that certified school psychologists are  uniquely
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

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     1  qualified  to  identify  the  risk  and protective factors, coupled with
     2  adverse childhood experiences which contribute to the intensified mental
     3  health needs in children during the isolation of the COVID-19  pandemic.
     4  However,  these  highly  trained  specialists are constrained to provide
     5  vital services to the school setting only, despite many school  psychol-
     6  ogists  successfully  working  with  students  virtually  outside of the
     7  school setting during the COVID-19 pandemic, a time when  students  were
     8  in  great  need  of  support.    The  legislature finds that the state's
     9  mission to address  the  ever-growing  social  and  emotional  needs  of
    10  students,  which  have  only  been intensified by the COVID-19 pandemic,
    11  will be advanced through the licensure of school psychologists  and  the
    12  meaningful involvement of these trained practitioners in the development
    13  of a school and community based strategy of response and support.
    14    §  2.  The  education  law is amended by adding a new article 166-A to
    15  read as follows:
    16                                ARTICLE 166-A
    17                              SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGY
    18  Section 8720. Introduction.
    19          8721. Practice of school psychology and use of the title "school
    20                  psychologist".
    21          8722. Definition of the practice of school psychology.
    22          8723. Requirements for a professional license.
    23          8724. Boundaries of professional competency.
    24          8725. Limited permits.
    25          8726. Exemptions.
    26          8727. Special provisions.
    27    § 8720. Introduction. This article applies to the profession and prac-
    28  tice of school  psychology and to the use of the title "licensed  school
    29  psychologist".   The general provisions for all professions contained in
    30  article one hundred thirty of this title apply to this article.
    31    § 8721. Practice of school psychology and use  of  the  title  "school
    32  psychologist".    Only  a  person  licensed or exempt under this article
    33  shall practice school psychology  or  use  the  title  "licensed  school
    34  psychologist".
    35    §  8722. Definition of the practice of school psychology. The practice
    36  of school psychology is:
    37    1. the assessment,  including  psycho-educational,  developmental  and
    38  vocational    assessment, evaluation and interpretation of intelligence,
    39  cognitive  processes,  aptitudes,    interests,  academic   achievement,
    40  adjustment,  personality  factors  and  motivations, or any other attri-
    41  butes, to individuals or groups of individuals aged birth to twenty-five
    42  years that relate to learning, education or adjustment needs;
    43    2.  the  development  and  implementation   of   educationally-related
    44  psychotherapeutic  and  behavioral approaches to increase school adjust-
    45  ment and academic  success,  counseling  and  interpretive  services  to
    46  reduce  education-related problems including, but not limited to, verbal
    47  interaction, interviewing, behavior techniques, developmental and  voca-
    48  tional intervention, environmental management and group processes;
    49    3.  consultation  with representatives of schools, agencies and organ-
    50  izations, families or individuals, including psycho-educational,  devel-
    51  opmental  and  vocational    assistance  or direct educational services,
    52  related to learning problems and adjustments to those  problems  to  the
    53  benefit  of  an  individual or group of individuals age birth to twenty-
    54  five years; and
    55    4. the development of programming, including  designing,  implementing
    56  or  evaluating educationally and psychologically sound learning environ-

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     1  ments and the facilitation of psycho-educational development of individ-
     2  uals, families or groups.
     3    §  8723.    Requirements  for a professional license. To qualify for a
     4  license as a licensed school psychologist, an  applicant  shall  fulfill
     5  the following requirements:
     6    1. Application: File an application with the department;
     7    2.  Education:  Complete a minimum of sixty graduate semester hours in
     8  psychology credits including a master's degree and fulfill the  require-
     9  ments  of an advanced certificate in school psychology or its equivalent
    10  or doctoral degree in school psychology from a program registered by the
    11  department, or determined by the department to be the substantial equiv-
    12  alent in accordance with the commissioner's regulations.   The  graduate
    13  coursework shall include, but not be limited to, the following areas:
    14    (i) biological, social and cultural bases of development;
    15    (ii) psychopathology and exceptionality in learning and behavior;
    16    (iii)  assessment  and  appraisal  of  learners  in  home  and  school
    17  contexts;
    18    (iv) consultation and collaboration in family,  school  and  community
    19  systems;
    20    (v)  effective  instruction  and development of cognitive and academic
    21  skills;
    22    (vi) prevention and treatment of behavioral  and  emotional  disorders
    23  and deficits;
    24    (vii) school organization, curriculum, policy and law;
    25    (viii) research and program evaluation;
    26    (ix) profession and ethical practice of psychology in schools; and
    27    (x)  completion  of  a  twelve  hundred  hour supervised internship in
    28  school psychology, with no less than six hundred hours completed  within
    29  a school setting.
    30    3.  Experience:  Complete a minimum of two thousand four hundred hours
    31  of post-master's supervised  experience  relevant  to  the  practice  of
    32  school  psychology  satisfactory to the board and in accordance with the
    33  commissioner's regulations, such supervised experience which may include
    34  one thousand two hundred hours completed as part of a program in  school
    35  psychology.  Satisfactory  experience  obtained  in  an entity operating
    36  under a waiver issued by the department pursuant to  section  sixty-five
    37  hundred  three-a  of  this  title  may  be  accepted  by the department,
    38  notwithstanding that such experience may have been obtained prior to the
    39  effective date of such section sixty-five hundred three-a  and/or  prior
    40  to  the  entity  having  obtained a waiver. The department may, for good
    41  cause shown, accept satisfactory  experience  that  was  obtained  in  a
    42  setting  that  would  have  been eligible for a waiver but which has not
    43  obtained a waiver from the department or experience that was obtained in
    44  good faith by the applicant under the belief that  appropriate  authori-
    45  zation  had been obtained for the experience, provided that such experi-
    46  ence meets all other requirements for acceptable experience;
    47    4. Examination: Pass an examination satisfactory to the board  and  in
    48  accordance with the commissioner's regulations;
    49    5. Age: Be at least twenty-one years of age;
    50    6.  Character: Be of good moral character as determined by the depart-
    51  ment; and
    52    7. Fees: Pay a fee of one hundred seventy-five dollars to the  depart-
    53  ment  for  admission  to  a  department conducted examination and for an
    54  initial license and a fee of one hundred seventy dollars for each trien-
    55  nial registration period.

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     1    § 8724. Boundaries of professional competency. 1.  It shall be  deemed
     2  practicing  outside the boundaries of his or her professional competence
     3  for a person licensed pursuant to this article, in the case of treatment
     4  of any serious mental illness, to provide   any mental  health  services
     5  for  such illness on a continuous and sustained basis without a  medical
     6  evaluation of the illness by, and consultation with, a physician regard-
     7  ing such  illness.  Such medical evaluation and consultation shall be to
     8  determine and advise whether any medical  care  is  indicated  for  such
     9  illness.  For  purposes of this section,  "serious mental illness" means
    10  schizophrenia,  schizoaffective  disorder,  bipolar  disorder,     major
    11  depressive  disorder,  panic disorder and obsessive-compulsive disorder.
    12  Nothing in this section shall be construed to prevent, limit  or  impair
    13  consultation with any other health or mental health professional.  Noth-
    14  ing  herein  contained shall limit, modify, restrict or otherwise affect
    15  the definition of the practice  of  school  psychology  as  provided  in
    16  section eighty-seven hundred twenty-two of this article.
    17    2.  Any individual whose license or authority to practice derives from
    18  the provisions of this article shall be prohibited from:
    19    (a) prescribing or administering drugs as defined in this chapter as a
    20  treatment, therapy, or professional service in the practice  of  his  or
    21  her profession; or
    22    (b) using invasive procedures as a treatment, therapy, or professional
    23  service  in  the practice of his or her profession. For purposes of this
    24  subdivision, "invasive procedure" means any  procedure  in  which  human
    25  tissue  is cut, altered, or otherwise infiltrated by mechanical or other
    26  means.  Invasive procedure includes surgery, lasers, ionizing radiation,
    27  therapeutic ultrasound, or electroconvulsive therapy; or
    28    (c) engaging in  dual  setting  practice,  or  otherwise  offering  or
    29  providing  private practice services to a student of a school or special
    30  education program where the practitioner is currently employed or  under
    31  contract with such school or program.
    32    3.  Nothing  in  this  article  shall be deemed to authorize, grant or
    33  extend hospital privileges to individuals licensed under this article.
    34    § 8725. Limited permits.  1. The department may issue a limited permit
    35  to an applicant whose qualifications have been approved for admission to
    36  the examination in accordance with regulations promulgated therefor.
    37    2. Limited permits shall be for  one  year  and  be  renewed,  at  the
    38  discretion of the department, for one additional year.
    39    3.  The  fee  for  each  limited  permit and for each renewal shall be
    40  seventy dollars.
    41    § 8726.  Exemptions.  Nothing  contained  in  this  article  shall  be
    42  construed to:
    43    1.  apply to the practice, conduct, activities, services or use of any
    44  title by any person licensed or otherwise authorized to  practice  medi-
    45  cine within the state pursuant to article one hundred thirty-one of this
    46  title  or  by  any  person registered to perform services as a physician
    47  assistant within the state pursuant to article one hundred  thirty-one-B
    48  of this title or by any person licensed or otherwise authorized to prac-
    49  tice  psychology  within  this  state  pursuant  to  article one hundred
    50  fifty-three of this title or by any person licensed or otherwise author-
    51  ized to practice as a licensed clinical social worker within this  state
    52  pursuant  to  article  one  hundred  fifty-four of this title, or by any
    53  person licensed or otherwise authorized to practice nursing as a  regis-
    54  tered  professional  nurse  within  this state pursuant   to article one
    55  hundred thirty-nine of this title, or by any person licensed  or  other-
    56  wise authorized to practice mental health counseling, marriage and fami-

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     1  ly  therapy, creative  arts therapy, or psychoanalysis within the state,
     2  or by any person licensed or otherwise authorized  to  practice  applied
     3  behavior  analysis  within the state pursuant to this article; provided,
     4  however,  that  no  physician, physician's assistant, registered profes-
     5  sional nurse, psychologist, licensed clinical  social  worker,  licensed
     6  mental   health  counselor,  licensed  marriage  and  family  therapist,
     7  licensed creative arts therapist,  licensed  psychoanalyst  or  licensed
     8  applied  behavior  analyst  may use the title unless licensed under this
     9  article;
    10    2. prohibit or limit any individual who is credentialed under any law,
    11  including attorneys, rape crisis counselors, certified alcoholism  coun-
    12  selors  and  certified  substance abuse counselors from providing mental
    13  health services within their respective established authorities;
    14    3. prohibit or limit the  practice of a profession  licensed  pursuant
    15  to this article by a student, intern or resident in, and as a part of, a
    16  supervised educational program in an institution approved by the depart-
    17  ment;
    18    4.  prohibit or limit the provision of pastoral counseling services by
    19  any member of the clergy or Christian Science practitioner,  within  the
    20  context of his or her ministerial  charge or obligation;
    21    5.  prohibit or limit individuals, churches, schools, teachers, organ-
    22  izations, or  not-for-profit  businesses,  from  providing  instruction,
    23  advice, support, encouragement, or information to individuals, families,
    24  and relational groups;
    25    6.  prohibit  or  limit an occupational therapist from performing work
    26  consistent with article one hundred fifty-six of this title; or
    27    7. affect or prevent the activities or  services  on  the  part  of  a
    28  person  in  the employ of a federal, state, county, or municipal agency,
    29  other political subdivision, or  a  chartered  elementary  or  secondary
    30  school or degree-granting educational institution insofar as such activ-
    31  ities  and  services  are a part of the duties of such person's salaried
    32  position.
    33    § 8727. Special provisions. 1. Any  nonexempt  person  practicing  the
    34  profession  of  school  psychology  shall  apply  for  a license of such
    35  profession within one year of the effective date of this section.
    36    (a) If such person does not meet the requirements for a license estab-
    37  lished within this article, such person may  meet  alternative  criteria
    38  determined  by  the  department to be the substantial equivalent of such
    39  criteria.
    40    (b) If such person meets the requirements for  a  license  established
    41  within  this  article, except for examination, and has been certified or
    42  registered by a national certifying or registering body  having  certif-
    43  ication  or  registration standards acceptable to  the commissioner, the
    44  department shall license without examination.
    45    2. Notwithstanding the requirements of  section  eighty-seven  hundred
    46  twenty-three of this article, and for a period of time not to exceed two
    47  years  from  the  effective  date  of this article, an individual may be
    48  licensed as a school psychologist provided such person has either:
    49    (a) met the educational requirements as defined in section eighty-sev-
    50  en hundred twenty-three of this article and performed the  duties  of  a
    51  school  psychologist as authorized by article one hundred fifty-three of
    52  this title or any other provision of law, for two of the past five years
    53  prior to the effective date of this article; or
    54    (b) performed the duties of a school  psychologist  as  authorized  by
    55  article  one hundred fifty-three of this title or any other provision of

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     1  law, for at least five years prior to the effective date of  this  arti-
     2  cle.
     3    3. Any person licensed pursuant to this article may use accepted codes
     4  and  classifications  of signs, symptoms, dysfunctions and disorders, as
     5  approved in accordance with regulations  promulgated by the  department,
     6  in the practice of such licensed profession.
     7    4.  Nothing in this article shall be deemed to alter, modify or affect
     8  the provisions of section three thousand twelve or  twenty-five  hundred
     9  ten  of  this  chapter or otherwise affect the certification of a school
    10  psychologist.
    11    § 3. Paragraph a of subdivision 3 of section  6507  of  the  education
    12  law,  as  amended by chapter 672 of the laws of 2019, is amended to read
    13  as follows:
    14    a. Establish standards for preprofessional and professional education,
    15  experience and licensing examinations as required to implement the arti-
    16  cle for each profession. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
    17  commissioner shall establish standards requiring that all persons apply-
    18  ing, on or after January first, nineteen hundred ninety-one,  initially,
    19  or for the renewal of, a license, registration or limited permit to be a
    20  physician,  chiropractor, dentist, registered nurse, podiatrist, optome-
    21  trist,  psychiatrist,  psychologist,   licensed   school   psychologist,
    22  licensed master social worker, licensed clinical social worker, licensed
    23  creative   arts  therapist,  licensed  marriage  and  family  therapist,
    24  licensed mental health counselor, licensed psychoanalyst, dental hygien-
    25  ist, licensed behavior analyst, or certified behavior analyst  assistant
    26  shall,  in  addition to all the other licensure, certification or permit
    27  requirements, have completed two hours of coursework or training regard-
    28  ing the identification and reporting of child  abuse  and  maltreatment.
    29  The  coursework  or  training  shall  be obtained from an institution or
    30  provider which has been approved  by  the  department  to  provide  such
    31  coursework  or training. The coursework or training shall include infor-
    32  mation regarding the physical and behavioral indicators of  child  abuse
    33  and  maltreatment  and  the  statutory reporting requirements set out in
    34  sections four hundred thirteen through four hundred twenty of the social
    35  services law, including but not limited to, when and how a  report  must
    36  be  made,  what  other actions the reporter is mandated or authorized to
    37  take, the legal protections afforded reporters, and the consequences for
    38  failing to report. Such coursework or training may also include informa-
    39  tion regarding the physical and behavioral indicators of  the  abuse  of
    40  individuals  with [mental retardation and other] developmental disabili-
    41  ties and voluntary reporting of abused or neglected adults to the office
    42  for people with developmental disabilities or the local adult protective
    43  services unit. Each applicant shall provide the department with documen-
    44  tation showing that he or she has completed the required  training.  The
    45  department shall provide an exemption from the child abuse and maltreat-
    46  ment  training  requirements  to  any  applicant  who  requests  such an
    47  exemption and who shows, to the department's  satisfaction,  that  there
    48  would be no need because of the nature of his or her practice for him or
    49  her to complete such training;
    50    § 4. Section 7602 of the education law, as added by chapter 987 of the
    51  laws of 1971, is amended to read as follows:
    52    § 7602. State  board  for  psychology.    A state board for psychology
    53  shall be appointed by the board of  regents  on  recommendation  of  the
    54  commissioner  for  the purpose of assisting the board of regents and the
    55  department on matters of professional licensing and professional conduct
    56  in accordance with section sixty-five hundred eight of this title.   The

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     1  board  shall be composed of not less than eleven [psychologists licensed
     2  in this state] members, a  number  of  whom  shall  be  licensed  school
     3  psychologists  sufficient  to  assure  meaningful participation in board
     4  activities.    An executive secretary to the board shall be appointed by
     5  the board of regents upon the recommendation  of  the  commissioner  and
     6  shall be a psychologist, licensed in this state.
     7    §  5.  Paragraph  (a)  of  subdivision  1 of section 413 of the social
     8  services law, as amended by section 7 of part C of  chapter  57  of  the
     9  laws of 2018, is amended to read as follows:
    10    (a)  The  following  persons  and  officials are required to report or
    11  cause a report to be made in accordance with this title when  they  have
    12  reasonable  cause  to  suspect  that a child coming before them in their
    13  professional or official capacity is an abused or maltreated  child,  or
    14  when  they have reasonable cause to suspect that a child is an abused or
    15  maltreated child where the parent, guardian, custodian or  other  person
    16  legally  responsible  for  such child comes before them in their profes-
    17  sional or official capacity and states from  personal  knowledge  facts,
    18  conditions or circumstances which, if correct, would render the child an
    19  abused  or maltreated child: any physician; registered physician assist-
    20  ant; surgeon; medical  examiner;  coroner;  dentist;  dental  hygienist;
    21  osteopath;  optometrist;  chiropractor;  podiatrist;  resident;  intern;
    22  psychologist; licensed school  psychologist;  registered  nurse;  social
    23  worker;  emergency medical technician; licensed creative arts therapist;
    24  licensed marriage and family therapist; licensed mental  health  counse-
    25  lor; licensed psychoanalyst; licensed behavior analyst; certified behav-
    26  ior  analyst  assistant;  hospital  personnel  engaged in the admission,
    27  examination, care or treatment of persons; a Christian  Science  practi-
    28  tioner;  school  official,  which  includes but is not limited to school
    29  teacher, school guidance counselor, school psychologist,  school  social
    30  worker,  school  nurse,  school  administrator or other school personnel
    31  required to hold a teaching or administrative  license  or  certificate;
    32  full  or part-time compensated school employee required to hold a tempo-
    33  rary coaching  license  or  professional  coaching  certificate;  social
    34  services  worker;  employee  of  a publicly-funded emergency shelter for
    35  families with children; director of a children's overnight camp,  summer
    36  day  camp  or  traveling  summer  day camp, as such camps are defined in
    37  section thirteen hundred ninety-two of the public health law;  day  care
    38  center worker; school-age child care worker; provider of family or group
    39  family  day  care;  employee or volunteer in a residential care facility
    40  for children that is licensed, certified or operated by  the  office  of
    41  children  and  family  services;  or any other child care or foster care
    42  worker; mental health professional; substance abuse counselor;  alcohol-
    43  ism counselor; all persons credentialed by the office of [alcoholism and
    44  substance  abuse]  addiction  services  and supports; employees, who are
    45  expected to have regular and substantial contact  with  children,  of  a
    46  health  home  or  health  home care management agency contracting with a
    47  health home as designated by the department  of  health  and  authorized
    48  under section three hundred sixty-five-l of this chapter or such employ-
    49  ees  who provide home and community based services under a demonstration
    50  program pursuant to section eleven hundred fifteen of the federal social
    51  security act who are expected to have regular  and  substantial  contact
    52  with  children;  peace  officer;  police  officer;  district attorney or
    53  assistant district attorney; investigator employed in the  office  of  a
    54  district attorney; or other law enforcement official.
    55    §  6.  The  education  department,  the  office of children and family
    56  services, and the office of mental health are hereby directed to  estab-

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     1  lish  a  multi-tiered  system  of support (MTSS) model of prevention and
     2  intervention utilizing tiered levels of universal support  services  and
     3  secondary  and  tertiary intervention services to address the social and
     4  emotional  needs of students, that have been intensified by the COVID-19
     5  pandemic, and to pilot such model in communities determined to be mental
     6  health professional shortage areas for children under the age  of  twen-
     7  ty-five  in  New York state. Such model shall be designed with the mean-
     8  ingful participation of mental and behavioral health practitioners whose
     9  training focuses on the needs of children under the age  of  twenty-five
    10  including,  but not limited to, school psychologists, such practitioners
    11  being uniquely qualified to implement the model to  the  fullest  extent
    12  possible.  Such  pilot shall be designed for implementation by September
    13  1, 2022.
    14    § 7. Subparagraph (i) of paragraph  a  of  subdivision  1  of  section
    15  6503-a  of  the  education law, as amended by chapter 554 of the laws of
    16  2013, is amended to read as follows:
    17    (i) services  provided  under  article  one  hundred  fifty-four,  one
    18  hundred  sixty-three [or], one hundred sixty-seven or one hundred sixty-
    19  six-A of this title for which licensure would be required, or
    20    § 8. Severability. If any clause, sentence, paragraph, section or part
    21  of this act shall be adjudged by any court of competent jurisdiction  to
    22  be  invalid,  the  judgment  shall not affect, impair, or invalidate the
    23  remainder thereof, but shall be confined in its operation to the clause,
    24  sentence, paragraph, section or part thereof directly  involved  in  the
    25  controversy in which the judgment shall have been rendered.
    26    §  9.  This  act  shall  take effect twelve months after it shall have
    27  become a law; provided, however, that effective immediately the  depart-
    28  ment  of  education  is  authorized  to promulgate any and all rules and
    29  regulations and take any other measure necessary to implement  this  act
    30  on  or  before  its  effective  date, including, but not limited to, the
    31  appointment of the state board for psychology, the acceptance and  proc-
    32  essing  of  applications for licensure and the issuance of licenses; and
    33  provided, further, that the provisions of article 166-A of the education
    34  law, as added by section two of this act, requiring a license or limited
    35  permit to practice under such article shall not be enforced until  twen-
    36  ty-four months after the effective date of this act.
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