The bill recreates, with amendments, the "Occupational Therapy Practice Act" (Act), which repealed September 1, 2020.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.)
House Second Reading Passed - No Amendments
|Bill Text Versions||Format|
|Fiscal Note SA1 (11/30/2020)|
|Fiscal Note FN1 (11/30/2020)|
|Fiscal Note FN2 (12/10/2020)|
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