New Legislation Impacting Your Profession

Posted in Latest News on May 1, 2022.

SB 632 - Occupational Therapy

Effective Date: July 1, 2022
SB 632 (Full Text)

Summary:

The bill amends the definitions of “occupational therapy” and the “practice of occupational therapy”. It creates the protected term “occupational therapist doctorate”, provides an exemption from licensure, and a registration process for individuals fulfilling an occupational therapy doctoral capstone experience.

Section 490.014(1)(b), Florida Statutes, and Section 491.014(2), Florida Statutes, were amended to add Occupational Therapy to a listing of exempted professions.



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