Bill Text: NY S04375 | 2017-2018 | General Assembly | Amended

Bill Title: Permits physicians who are licensed in another state or territory to provide medical services to athletes and team personnel at team sporting events in New York, provided such services are provided only to those athletes and team personnel at the team sporting event.

Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Republican 10-2)

Status: (Passed) 2018-12-28 - APPROVAL MEMO.21 [S04375 Detail]

Download: New_York-2017-S04375-Amended.html

                STATE OF NEW YORK
            Cal. No. 1113
                               2017-2018 Regular Sessions
                    IN SENATE
                                    February 10, 2017
          EN, MARCHIONE, MURPHY, RANZENHOFER, SAVINO -- read twice  and  ordered
          printed,  and  when printed to be committed to the Committee on Higher
          Education -- recommitted to  the  Committee  on  Higher  Education  in
          accordance  with Senate Rule 6, sec. 8 -- reported favorably from said
          committee, ordered to first and second  report,  ordered  to  a  third
          reading,  amended  and  ordered  reprinted, retaining its place in the
          order of third reading
        AN ACT to amend the education law, in  relation  to  permitting  certain
          physicians to practice medicine in New York state if they are licensed
          to practice in another state or territory
          The  People of the State of New York, represented in Senate and Assem-
        bly, do enact as follows:
     1    Section 1. Section 6526 of the education law is amended  by  adding  a
     2  new subdivision 10 to read as follows:
     3    10.  (a) Any physician who is licensed and in good standing in another
     4  state or territory, and who has a written agreement to  provide  medical
     5  services  to  athletes and team personnel of a United States sports team
     6  recognized by the United States Olympic  committee  or  an  out-of-state
     7  secondary  school,  institution  of  postsecondary education, or profes-
     8  sional athletic organization sports team, may provide  medical  services
     9  to such athletes and team personnel at a discrete sanctioned team sport-
    10  ing  event  in this state as defined by the commissioner in regulations,
    11  provided such services are provided  only  to  such  athletes  and  team
    12  personnel  at  the  discrete  sanctioned  team  sporting event. Any such
    13  medical services shall be provided only five days before  through  three
    14  days after each discrete sanctioned team sporting event.
    15    (b) Any person practicing as a physician in New York state pursuant to
    16  this  subdivision  shall  be  subject to the personal and subject matter
    17  jurisdiction and disciplinary and regulatory authority of the  board  of
    18  regents  as  if he or she is a licensee and as if the exemption pursuant
         EXPLANATION--Matter in italics (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                              [ ] is old law to be omitted.

        S. 4375--A                          2
     1  to this subdivision is a license.  Such  individual  shall  comply  with
     2  applicable  provisions  of  the  rules  of the board of regents, and the
     3  regulations of the commissioner, relating  to  professional  misconduct,
     4  disciplinary proceedings and penalties for professional misconduct.
     5    § 2. This act shall take effect on the one hundred eightieth day after
     6  it  shall have become a law. Effective immediately, the addition, amend-
     7  ment and/or repeal of any rule or regulation necessary for the implemen-
     8  tation of this act on its effective date are authorized and directed  to
     9  be made and completed on or before such date.