HB 20B-1007

  • Colorado House Bill
  • 2020 First Extraordinary Session
  • Introduced in House Dec 01, 2020
  • Passed House Dec 01, 2020
  • Senate
  • Governor

Recreate Occupational Therapy Practice Act


The bill recreates, with amendments, the "Occupational Therapy Practice Act" (Act), which repealed September 1, 2020. Specifically, the bill: Recreates and extends the Act for 9 years, until 2030; Modifies the legislative declaration and definitions related to the scope of practice of occupational therapy; Designates "occupational therapy consultant", "M.O.T.", "M.O.T./L.", "occupational therapy assistant", "O.T.A.", and "C.O.T.A." as protected titles and clarifies that individuals who legally practice temporarily as occupational therapists in Colorado may use the protected titles; Reorders and amends certain provisions concerning examinations and applications for licensure by occupational therapists and OTAs; Adds certain prohibited behaviors as grounds for discipline; and Removes obsolete language.(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Bill Sponsors (4)


Dec 01, 2020


Dec 01, 2020


Senate Committee on Finance Postpone Indefinitely



Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Finance

  • Introduction


House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments

Nov 30, 2020


House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments


House Committee on Appropriations Refer Unamended to House Committee of the Whole

  • Committee-Passage
  • Referral-Committee
House Committee of the Whole Appropriations


House Committee on Finance Refer Unamended to Appropriations

  • Referral-Committee
Appropriations Finance


House Committee on Public Health Care & Human Services Refer Unamended to Finance

  • Referral-Committee
Public Health Care & Human Services Finance


Introduced In House - Assigned to Public Health Care & Human Services

  • Introduction
Public Health Care & Human Services

Bill Text

Bill Text Versions Format
Reengrossed (12/01/2020) PDF
Engrossed (11/30/2020) PDF
Introduced (11/30/2020) PDF
Committee Amendment PDF

Related Documents

Document Format
Fiscal Note SA1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN1 (11/30/2020) PDF
Fiscal Note FN2 (12/10/2020) PDF


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