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SB617       (?)


Measure Title: RELATING TO THE PHYSICAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT.
Report Title: Dry Needling; Physical Therapists; Scope of Practice; Certification
Description: Specifies that 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 after 1/1/2022, 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.
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Package: None
Current Referral: HTH, CPN
Introducer(s): BAKER, CHANG, GABBARD, MISALUCHA, Keith-Agaran, Nishihara, San Buenaventura, Shimabukuro

Sort by Date Status Text
1/22/2021SIntroduced.
1/25/2021SPassed First Reading.
1/27/2021SReferred to HTH, CPN.

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SB617




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