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Official Publication of the State Administrative Rules (24-4-103(11) C.R.S.)

Details of Tracking Number  2014-00590


CCR details

Tracking Number 2014-00590
Type of Filing Permanent Rule
Department 700 Department of Regulatory Agencies
Agency 732 Division of Professions and Occupations - State Physical Therapy Board
CCR Number 4 CCR 732-1
CCR Title PHYSICAL THERAPIST LICENSURE AND PHYSICAL THERAPIST ASSISTANT CERTIFICATION

Proposed rule

Notice Filed with SOS 06/14/2014
Rule ProposedRuleAttach2014-00590.rtf
Additional Information AddInfoAttach2014-00590.doc
Statutory Authority C.R.S. 12-41-103.6(2)(b), 12-41-113(1), 12-41-114.6(1)(b), and 12-41-201(3)
Description of Subjects/Issues The Board is making permanent its emergency/temporary rule adopted to address provisional physical therapists; amending its rules pertaining to supervision of a non-physical therapist; amending its reinstatement/reactivation rule; and amending its new rule establishing a continuing professional competency program.
Purpose/Objective of Rule To make permanent the emergency/temporary Rule 215 adopted and made effective on June 2, 2014 in order to add clarity to Senate Bill 14-099 which was signed into law by the Governor on May 31, 2014 (establishes a provisional physical therapist license) by addressing eligibility, supervision, professional liability insurance, and protection of medical records requirements. To amend rules 202 and 203 in order to update the supervision of non-physical therapists by licensed physical therapists and the appropriate levels of supervision. To amend rules 205 and 303 in order to address graduates of non-accredited programs and not just foreign-trained graduates. To amend the rules 207 and 213 pertaining to the establishment of a continuing professional competency program pursuant to section 12-41-114.6, C.R.S., wherein a licensed physical therapist shall maintain and demonstrate continuing professional competency in order to renew, reinstate, or reactivate a license to practice physical therapy in the state of Colorado.
Basis And Purpose BasisandPurposeAttachment2014-00590.doc
Comments Rules 202, 203, 205, 215, and 303 are to be effective 09/14/2014. However, Rules 207 and 213 are to be effective 11/01/2014. Only Rule 215 is adopted in response to 2014 legislation. Pursuant to section 24-4-103, C.R.S., a representative group of participants with an interest in the subject of the rulemaking was established and those individuals were invited to participate in person at a stakeholder meeting that occurred from 3-5 pm on June 24th in Conference Room 1250 A, 1560 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202, and were also invited to submit written comments for consideration by close of business on June 25th and to also appear at the rulemaking hearing scheduled on July 18th.
Submitted in response to issues raised by COLS/OLLS? No
Is this rule adopted in response to recent legislation? Yes
Recent legislation bill number SB14-099
Hearing Date 07/18/2014
Hearing Time 09:00 AM
Hearing Location 1560 Broadway, Denver, CO 80202 - Conference Room 1250 C
Contact Name (Mo) Maulid Miskell
Contact Title Program Director
Contact Telephone 303-894-7761
Contact email maulid.miskell@state.co.us

Adopted rule

Adopted Rules AdoptedRules02014-00590.RTF
Redline Redline2014-00590.rtf
Adopted Date 07/18/2014
AGO requested date 07/31/2014
Attorney General Opinion 08/05/2014
Colorado Register publication date 08/25/2014
Effective Date 09/14/2014
Inserted into CCR 09/11/2014