Scope Modernization: A8541

The New York State Chiropractic Association and the New York Chiropractic Council recently announced that both state organizations have jointly submitted a draft Chiropractic Scope Modernization Bill to the Legislature.

The bill (A8541) is sponsored by Assemblyman Joseph Lentol from Brooklyn, New York. Assemblyman Lentol has always been a strong supporter of chiropractic, and we thank him for introducing this legislation and being the sponsor of our efforts to modernize the chiropractic scope of practice.  We also thank him for working with both groups to make some final changes.  

We are working with the New York State Senate now to secure the introduction of the bill in the Senate. We will announce details on Senate sponsorship as soon as it is available.

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The New York State Chiropractic Association, based in Niskayuna NY is the oldest and largest professional association in New York State representing Doctors of Chiropractic. The NYSCA provides a unified voice to protect and advocate for Doctors of Chiropractic, chiropractic patients and the chiropractic profession. It promotes and pursues excellence in all aspects of chiropractic practice and leads the profession in establishing chiropractic care as the healthcare service of choice for people in the pursuit of wellness and the optimization of health. Visit us at and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.


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