Resolution J1513-2013

Memorializing Governor Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 2013, as Chiropractic Health Month in the State of New York

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  • Apr 30, 2013: ADOPTED
  • Apr 30, 2013: REPORTED TO CALENDAR FOR CONSIDERATION
  • Apr 25, 2013: REFERRED TO FINANCE

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LEGISLATIVE   RESOLUTION  memorializing  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to
proclaim September 2013, as Chiropractic Health Month in  the  State  of
New York

WHEREAS,  It is the custom of this Legislative Body to proclaim specific
months that bring attention  and  awareness  to  important  issues  that
affect the lives of the people living in this great Empire State; and
  WHEREAS, This Legislative Body is justly proud to memorialize Governor
Andrew M. Cuomo to proclaim September 2013, as Chiropractic Health Month
in  the  State  of  New York, in conjunction with the first Chiropractic
adjustment in 1895; and
  WHEREAS, The Chiropractic profession has been a licensed profession in
good standing in New York since 1963 when Dr. Julius Dintenfass was  the
first  person  to  be  licensed  in the State of New York as a Doctor of
Chiropractic; and
  WHEREAS, The Chiropractic profession is an integral part of the health
care for many citizens of New York; and
  WHEREAS, The Chiropractic profession has promoted the  continued  non-
surgery, non-drug health care of New Yorkers; and
  WHEREAS,  The  Chiropractic profession has continually helped millions
of New Yorkers yearly to not only relieve pain, but to  prevent  disease
and attain greater health; and
  WHEREAS,  Chiropractors are independent primary care spine specialists
and professionals who treat many conditions as they relate to the spine,
emphasizing the dependency of health on the correct functioning  of  the
central  nervous  system,  and  further  emphasizing the facilitation of
health on that correct functioning; and
  WHEREAS, The practice of the profession of Chiropractic is defined  as
detecting and correcting by manual or mechanical means structural imbal-
ance,  distortion,  or subluxations in the human body for the purpose of
removing nerve interference and the effects thereof, where  such  inter-
ference  is  the  result  of  or  related to distortion, misalignment or
subluxation of or in the vertebral column; and
  WHEREAS, The citizens of New York have enjoyed the very  special  care
that the profession of Chiropractic has provided; since the first licen-
sure,  millions  of New Yorkers yearly have sought out Chiropractic care
to not only relieve pain, but to prevent other health  concerns  and  to
maintain greater health; and
  WHEREAS,  New  York  is  proud  to  have  the second largest amount of
licensed doctors of Chiropractic in the United States only behind  Cali-
fornia; and
  WHEREAS,  It  is in the interest of the State of New York to recognize
the achievements made and to continue these  efforts  by  promoting  and
educating  the public on the importance of maintaining healthy backs and
spines; now, therefore, be it
  RESOLVED, That this Legislative Body pause  in  its  deliberations  to
memorialize  Governor  Andrew  M.  Cuomo  to proclaim September 2013, as
Chiropractic Health Month in the State of New York; and be it further
  RESOLVED, That copies of this Resolution, suitably engrossed, be tran-
smitted to The Honorable Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor of the State  of  New
York;  Dr.  Robert Browne, President, New York Chiropractic Council; and
Dr. Bruce Silber, President, New York Chiropractic Association.

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