Recently the Licensure committee met with NCTRC and an Attorney to discuss licensure. It appears as if some people still are unaware of why we are called Therapeutic. We on the committee urge you all to please write your senator or congress person to ask for licensure, Sample letters are available on this site or by contacting the TR Licensure Co-Chairs using the emails in the navigation bar on the left of this site. Educating our politicians is just as important as educating our patients, residents, clients and or families.
Letters to NY Senate and Assembly
If you click on the documents tab you will find letters in which you can just download, add your personal information and mail. It's as easy as that.
Licensure Bill Numbers
NY State Senator Lanza has sponsored our bill. The bill number in the senate is S2141.
Rep. Zeowski sponsored our bill.The bill number for the assembly is A 05303.
To read the bills use the links under navigation on the left of this site, for the senate and assembly. Once on their sites in their task bar click to search for bills.
We are looking for any information regarding harm that has come to consumers due individuals not having proper credentials (license). This information will help us in our effort for licensure. Help us protect our consumers through licensure.
Responses To Our Letters
Dear Ms. Wexler:
Thank you for contacting me with this very important issue. While this legislation has not yet been addressed in the Assembly, please know that I support this issue. We are currently not in session and I am awaiting the speaker of the Assembly to call us back to session. At that time I look forward to working towards the agenda that we share.
Thank you for contacting me as it
is a privilege to represent forward thinking people as
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