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H0191.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE PHYSICAL THERAPY - Amends existing law relating to the practice of physical therapy to set forth continuing education requirements for renewal of active licenses; and to require proof of completion of continuing education requirements. 02/11 House intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/14 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel 02/25 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/28 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/04 3rd rdg - PASSED - 63-2-5 AYES -- Anderson, Andrus, Barraclough, Bastian, Bayer, Bedke, Bell, Bilbao, Black, Block, Boe, Bolz, Bradford, Cannon, Chadderdon, Clark, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Harwood, Henbest, Henderson, Jaquet, Jones, Kemp, Lake, LeFavour, Martinez, Mathews, McGeachin, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Moyle, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Roberts, Rusche, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie, Snodgrass, Stevenson, Trail, Wills NAYS -- Barrett, Wood Absent and excused -- Crow, Loertscher, Schaefer, Smith(24), Mr. Speaker Floor Sponsor - Garrett Title apvd - to Senate 03/07 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel 03/11 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/14 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/21 3rd rdg - PASSED - 31-0-3, 1 vacancy AYES -- Andreason, Brandt, Broadsword, Bunderson, Burkett, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Gannon, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Jorgenson, Kelly, Keough, Langhorst, Little, Lodge, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Pearce, Richardson, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Sweet, Williams NAYS -- None Absent and excused -- Coiner, Malepeai, Werk, (District 21 seat vacant) Floor Sponsor - Broadsword Title apvd - to House 03/22 To enrol 03/23 Rpt enrol - Sp signed 03/24 Pres signed - To Governor 03/28 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 184 Effective: 07/01/05
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES HOUSE BILL NO. 191 BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY; AMENDING SECTION 54-2213, IDAHO 3 CODE, TO SET FORTH CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS FOR RENEWAL OF ACTIVE 4 LICENSES; AND AMENDING SECTION 54-2214, IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE PROOF OF 5 COMPLETION OF CONTINUING EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 54-2213, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 54-2213. LICENSE RENEWAL. (1) A license shall be issued for a period of 10 not less than one (1) year nor more than five (5) years, in conformance with 11 administrative rules adopted by the board. Each license shall set forth its 12 expiration date on the face of the certificate. The failure of any licensee to 13 renew his or her license, as required herein and by the administrative rules 14 of the board shall not deprive such person of the right to renewal, except as 15 provided for in section 54-2214(2), Idaho Code. 16 (2) On and after July 1, 2007, each individual applicant for renewal of 17 an active license shall, on or before the expiration of the license, submit 18 satisfactory proof to the board of successful completion of not less than 19 thirty-two (32) hours of board-approved continuing education every two (2) 20 years and as set forth in administrative rules adopted pursuant to this chap- 21 ter. The board, in its discretion, may require such additional evidence as is 22 necessary to verify compliance. 23 (3) Fees for licensure of physical therapists and physical therapist 24 assistants shall be fixed by the board in its administrative rules. All fees 25 shall be transmitted to the state treasurer for credit to the board's account. 26 ( 34) All licensed physical therapists or physical therapist assistants 27 shall report to the board any name change or changes in business and home 28 addresses prior to the expiration of thirty (30) days after the change becomes 29 final. 30 SECTION 2. That Section 54-2214, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 31 amended to read as follows: 32 54-2214. REINSTATEMENT OF LICENSE. (1) Reinstatement of a lapsed license 33 shall require the payment of a renewal fee, satisfactory proof of successful 34 completion of the continuing education requirement set forth in section 35 54-2213(2), Idaho Code, and a reinstatement fee in accordance with the admin- 36 istrative rules adopted by the board, provided however, that no reinstatement 37 fee shall be greater in amount than fifty dollars ($50.00). 38 (2) Reinstatement of a license that has lapsed for a period of more than 39 three (3) consecutive years shall require reapplying for a license and payment 40 of fees in accordance with the administrative rules adopted by the board. The 41 individual shall successfully demonstrate to the board competency in the prac- 2 1 tice of physical therapy. The board may also require the applicant to take an 2 examination, remedial courses, or both, as shall be determined by the board.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14954 This legislation would require that licensed physical therapists and physical therapist assistants complete thirty-two (32) hours of continuing education every two (2) years. The legislation also provides that a licensee, upon application for renewal of the license to practice, submit proof of completion of the continuing education requirement. FISCAL NOTE There will be no cost to the General Fund. Contact Name: Jeremy Pisca Phone: 208-384-1800 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE H 191