Committees: Advisory Panel on Legislation
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2017 Lobby Day
Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Legislative Information:

Lobby Day Information

NYPTA's 2017 Lobby Day will be held on Tuesday, April 25th.

Lobby Day is an opportunity for NYPTA members to gather together in Albany to visit state senators and assembly members in their offices, and explain the importance of legislation impacting the physical therapy profession.


If you have never attended Lobby Day before, don't be shy! First time Lobby Day attendees are encouraged to attend and be part of this valuable experience, and there are many seasoned attendees who are happy to introduce you to the process. 


Mark your calendars now for Spring's event!




2016 LOBBY Day resources

2016 Lobby DayTalking Points 


Bill Text

Memos in Support of Each Bill 

Additional Lobby Day and General Legislative Information 

The Legislative Process and Lobby Day - Earn 3 CE Credits!

If you view the below power-point presentation, attend Lobby Day (attendance will be verified) and complete the Lobby Day evaluation following the event, you can earn 3 CE credits! 

Lobby Day Presentation


Lobby Day Summary Report Forms

Print out a summary report form found here and email it to, fax (518-459-8953) or mail it to the NYPTA Chapter Office (971 Albany Shaker Road, Latham, NY 12110) by May 23, 2016. 



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Legislative Plan

NYPTA Legislative Plan -- 2017

NYPTA Legislative Plan -- 2016

NYPTA Legislative Plan -- 2015

Political Action Committee
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NYPTA Legislative Timeline


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NEW YORK: Find Out More About PT Legislation





For up-to-date information on these issues, related documents and sample letters.  [read more]




The legislative plan contains information on the legislation that the New York Physical Therapy Association supports and opposes [Find out more]


2015 Lobby Day Summaries



Advisory Panel on Legislation

The purpose of the Legislative Committee is to monitor and react to all legislative activities that would affect the practice of physical therapy; disseminate legislative information to districts via liaisons for input; develop legislation that reflects the changes in scope and need of the practice of physical therapy and, in accordance with the membership needs; develop guidelines for members to react to legislation in an appropriate, professional and informed manner; and identify methods of recruiting support for our legislative interests.


Members of the Advisory Panel on Legislation

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PAC Committee Members

NYPTA Legislative Timeline

Read about the legislative history of our profession! 

NEW YORK: Find Out More About PT Legislation

NY State Government Links

NYPTA makes every effort to keep in touch with our members about important legislative events and actions needed. Members: If you would like more information on how to get involved, please contact your district's Legislative Liaison.

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Trevor Johnson registered for the event 2017 Lobby Day.
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Jacob I. McPherson
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Kathleen Birnbaum (Farrell)
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