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Sunset Physical Therapists

Concerning the continuation of the regulation of physical therapy practice, and, in connection therewith, implementing the recommendations contained in the 2023 sunset report by the department of regulatory agencies.
2024 Regular Session
Professions & Occupations
Bill Summary

Sunset Process - House Health and Human Services Committee. The bill continues the regulation of physical therapists and physical therapy assistants until September 1, 2035. The bill also authorizes physical therapists to recommend and prescribe durable medical equipment to patients without a prescription from a physician.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)


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Bill Text


Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. B. Bradley, Rep. M. Duran
Sen. K. Mullica


Rep. K. Brown, Rep. S. Lieder, Rep. K. McCormick, Rep. M. Young


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