SB 0980 Revises reciprocal licensing procedures for physical therapists
Sponsor:Singleton Co-Sponsor(s)
LR Number:3691L.07C Fiscal Note:3691-07
Committee:Public Health and Welfare
Last Action:07/12/02 - Vetoed by Governor Journal page:
Title:HCS SCS SB 980
Effective Date:August 28, 2002
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Current Bill Summary

HCS/SCS/SB 980 - This act revises the licensure procedures for physical therapist applicants who are licensed in another state. This act removes the requirement that the laws of the state in which the applicant is already licensed must be substantially equal to or greater than the licensure laws of Missouri. Applicants must, instead, show proof that their degree is either approved by the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)or equivalent to such a degree. Applicants must also show English proficiency.

Currently, the Board must deny licensure to any applicant who has failed any physical therapist licensing examination three or more times. This act removes this restriction.