Current Status Bill Number:
759Ratification Number: 224Act Number: 225Type of Legislation: General Bill GBIntroducing Body: SenateIntroduced Date: 19950418Primary Sponsor: MooreAll Sponsors: MooreDrafted Document Number: br1\18374ac.95Date Bill Passed both Bodies: 19960202Governor's Action: SDate of Governor's Action: 19960212Subject: Occupational therapist licensure
Body Date Action Description Com Leg Involved ______ ________ _______________________________________ _______ ____________ ------ 19960222 Act No. A225 ------ 19960212 Signed by Governor ------ 19960206 Ratified R224 House 19960202 Read third time, enrolled for ratification House 19960201 Unanimous consent for third reading on the next Legislative day House 19960201 Read second time House 19960131 Committee report: Favorable 27 H3M House 19950502 Introduced, read first time, 27 H3M referred to Committee Senate 19950428 Read third time, sent to House Senate 19950427 Read second time Senate 19950426 Committee report: Favorable 13 SMA Senate 19950418 Introduced, read first time, 13 SMA referred to CommitteeView additional legislative information at the LPITS web site.
(A225, R224, S759)
AN ACT TO AMEND SECTION 40-36-150, CODE OF LAWS OF SOUTH CAROLINA, 1976, RELATING TO OCCUPATIONAL THERAPIST LICENSURE AND USE OF THAT TITLE, SO AS TO DELETE THE PROVISIONS REGARDING ISSUANCE OF CERTIFICATES OF LICENSURE TO FOREIGN TRAINED PERSONS.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of South Carolina:
Temporary licensure to foreign trained occupational therapists deleted
SECTION 1. Section 40-36-150 of the 1976 Code is amended to read:
"Section 40-36-150. (A) The board shall issue a license to a person who meets the requirements of this chapter upon payment of the license fee prescribed.
(B) A person who is issued a license as an occupational therapist may use the words `occupational therapist', `licensed occupational therapist', or `occupational therapist registered' or may use the letters `O. T.', `L. O. T.', or `O. T. R.' in connection with the person's name or place of business to denote registration under this chapter.
(C) A person who is issued a license as an occupational therapy assistant may use the words `occupational therapy assistant', `licensed occupational therapy assistant', or `certified occupational therapy assistant' or may use the letters `O. T. A.', `L. O. T. A.', or `C. O. T. A.' in connection with the person's name or place of business to denote registration under this chapter."
SECTION 2. This act takes effect upon approval by the Governor.
Approved the 12th day of February, 1996.