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SB2225 SD1       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT.
Report Title: Dry Needling; Physical Therapists; Scope of Practice
Description: Clarifies the scope of practice for licensed physical therapists to include the practice of dry needling. Requires the board of physical therapists to certify qualified licensed physical therapists to perform dry needling and designate requirements to perform dry needling. Allows the board of physical therapists to revoke or suspend a physical therapist's license for performing dry needling incorrectly, without proper training or certification, or in a manner that would likely harm a patient. Effective 7/1/2050. (SD1)
Companion:  HB1807
Package: None
Current Referral: CPH, JDC
Introducer(s): BAKER, KEITH-AGARAN, S. Chang, Fevella, Inouye, Kanuha, Kim, Moriwaki, Nishihara, Riviere, Ruderman, Shimabukuro, L. Thielen

Sort by Date Status Text
1/17/2020SIntroduced.
1/21/2020SPassed First Reading.
1/21/2020SReferred to CPH, JDC.
1/24/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH has scheduled a public hearing on 01-28-20 9:00AM in conference room 229.
1/28/2020SThe committee(s) on CPH recommend(s) that the measure be PASSED, WITH AMENDMENTS. The votes in CPH were as follows: 6 Aye(s): Senator(s) Baker, S. Chang, Wakai, Fevella; Aye(s) with reservations: Senator(s) Ruderman, L. Thielen ; 0 No(es): none; and 1 Excused: Senator(s) Nishihara.
2/13/2020SReported from CPH (Stand. Com. Rep. No. 2644) with recommendation of passage on Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referral to JDC.
2/13/2020SReport adopted; Passed Second Reading, as amended (SD 1) and referred to JDC.

S = Senate | H = House | D = Data Systems | $ = Appropriation measure | ConAm = Constitutional Amendment

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