Authorizes a registered physician assistant to conduct the required biennial examination of bus drivers.
Ayes (62): Adams, Addabbo, Alesi, Avella, Ball, Bonacic, Breslin, Carlucci, DeFrancisco, Diaz, Dilan, Duane, Espaillat, Farley, Flanagan, Fuschillo, Gallivan, Gianaris, Golden, Griffo, Grisanti, Hannon, Hassell-Thomps, Huntley, Johnson, Kennedy, Klein, Krueger, Kruger, Lanza, Larkin, LaValle, Libous, Little, Marcellino, Martins, Maziarz, McDonald, Montgomery, Nozzolio, O'Mara, Oppenheimer, Parker, Peralta, Perkins, Ranzenhofer, Ritchie, Rivera, Robach, Saland, Sampson, Savino, Serrano, Seward, Skelos, Smith, Squadron, Stavisky, Stewart-Cousin, Valesky, Young, Zeldin
STATE OF NEW YORK ________________________________________________________________________ 475 2011-2012 Regular Sessions IN ASSEMBLY (PREFILED) January 5, 2011 ___________Introduced by M. of A. GUNTHER, GOTTFRIED, GALEF -- Multi-Sponsored by -- M. of A. PHEFFER -- read once and referred to the Committee on Transportation AN ACT to amend the vehicle and traffic law, in relation to the biennial examinations of bus drivers employed by a motor carrier THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM- BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS: Section 1. Subdivision 1 of section 509-g of the vehicle and traffic law, as amended by chapter 600 of the laws of 2002, is amended to read as follows: 1. A biennial examination pursuant to regulations established by the commissioner, by a physician
[or], a CERTIFIED nurse practitioner to the extent authorized by law and consistent with the written practice agree- ment pursuant to subdivision three of section six thousand nine hundred two of the education law, OR A REGISTERED PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT who is not the personal physician [or], nurse practitioner OR PHYSICIAN ASSISTANT of the driver. Included shall be a requirement to conduct a vision test pursuant to regulations issued by the commissioner. S 2. This act shall take effect immediately.EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets [ ] is old law to be omitted. LBD02005-01-1