HB 107: Physical Therapy
GENERAL BILL by Cummings ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Campbell ; Jenne ; Pigman ; Stevenson
Physical Therapy; Revises definition of term "practice of physical therapy"; provides that licensed physical therapist who holds specified doctoral degree may use specified letters in connection with her or his name or place of business; prohibits physical therapist with specified doctoral degree from using title "doctor" without informing public of his or her profession as physical therapist; revises terms prohibited from being used by certain unlicensed persons; provides criminal penalty; prohibits unlicensed person from using specified letters.
Last Action: 3/1/2016 House - Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 450 (Ch. 2016-70) -HJ 610
Location: Laid on Table
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Health Quality Subcommittee; Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 15
• On Committee agenda-- Health Quality Subcommittee, 10/20/15, 9:00 am, 306 HOB
• Favorable by Health Quality Subcommittee; YEAS 12 NAYS 0 -HJ 157
• Now in Health and Human Services Committee -HJ 157
• Introduced -HJ 15
• On Committee agenda-- Health and Human Services Committee, 01/14/16, 8:00 am, Morris Hall
• Favorable by- Health and Human Services Committee; YEAS 11 NAYS 0 -HJ 218
• Placed on Calendar -HJ 218
• Placed on Special Order Calendar, 03/01/16
• Substituted SB 450 -HJ 610
• Laid on Table, companion bill(s) passed, see SB 450 (Ch. 2016-70) -HJ 610
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