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Bill Number: 3579 Ratification Number: 464 Act Number 425 Introducing Body: House Subject: Occupational therapists - educational accreditation requirements
(A425, R464, H3579)
AN ACT TO REAUTHORIZE THE EXISTENCE OF THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE BOARD OF OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY FOR SIX YEARS; AND TO AMEND SECTION 40-36-120, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO APPLICATION FOR LICENSES FOR OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS, SO AS TO CHANGE EDUCATIONAL ACCREDITATION REQUIREMENTS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Occupational therapists - educational accreditation requirements
SECTION 1. Item 1 of Section 40-36-120 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"(1) Has successfully completed the academic requirements of a nationally or regionally accredited educational program in occupational therapy with concentration in biologic or physical science, psychology, or sociology and with education in selected manual skills."
State Board of Occupational Therapists reauthorized
SECTION 2. In accordance with Section 7 of Act 608 of 1978, the existence of the State Board of Occupational Therapy is reauthorized for six years.
SECTION 3. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.