Physical therapists & physical therapist assistants; licensure, Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. (SB1106)

Introduced By

Sen. Mark Peake (R-Lynchburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist assistants; Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. Authorizes Virginia to become a signatory to the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact. The Compact permits eligible licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants to practice in Compact member states, provided they are licensed in at least one member state. In addition, the bill requires each applicant for licensure in the Commonwealth as a physical therapist or physical therapist assistant to submit fingerprints and provide personal descriptive information in order for the Board to receive a state and federal criminal history record report for each applicant. The bill has a delayed effective date of January 1, 2020, and directs the Board of Physical Therapy to adopt emergency regulations to implement the provisions of the bill. Amends § 2.2-3705.7, § 54.1-2400.2, of the Code of Virginia. Read the Bill »

Status

12/21/2018: Awaiting a Vote in the Education and Health Committee

History

DateAction
12/21/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/09/19 19101635D
12/21/2018Referred to Committee on Education and Health

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