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Governor signs OT and PT Sunset Bill

Governor Greg Abbott signed Senate Bill 317 (SB 317) on June 9th. SB 317 relates to the continuation and functions of the Executive Council of Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Examiners (ECPTOTE), the Texas Board of Physical Therapy Examiners (TBPTE), and the Texas Board of Occupational Therapy Examiners (TBOTE). The bill continues the ECPTOTE, TBPTE, and TBOTE for 12 years when a new sunset review will occur. Changes to the functions of the boards includes discontinuing the registration of physical and occupational therapy facilities and adopting the Physical Therapy Licensure Compact as well as other provisions.

You can find the ECPTOTE listing of the provisions of the SB 317 at Governor Signs Sunset Bill. 
A handy summary of each of the bill’s provisions can be found at House Research Analysis of SB 317.