Florida Senate - 2014                        COMMITTEE AMENDMENT
       Bill No. SB 1352
                              LEGISLATIVE ACTION                        
                    Senate             .             House              
                   Comm: WD            .                                
                  03/25/2014           .                                

    1         Senate Amendment (with title amendment)
    3         Between lines 1204 and 1205
    4  insert:
    5         Section 23. Subsection (3) of section 486.031, Florida
    6  Statutes, is amended to read:
    7         486.031 Physical therapist; licensing requirements.—To be
    8  eligible for licensing as a physical therapist, an applicant
    9  must:
   10         (3)(a) Have been graduated from a school of physical
   11  therapy which has been approved for the educational preparation
   12  of physical therapists by the appropriate accrediting agency
   13  recognized by the Commission on Recognition of Postsecondary
   14  Accreditation or the United States Department of Education at
   15  the time of her or his graduation and have passed, to the
   16  satisfaction of the board, the American Registry Examination
   17  prior to 1971 or a national examination approved by the board to
   18  determine her or his fitness for practice as a physical
   19  therapist as hereinafter provided;
   20         (b) Have received a diploma from a program in physical
   21  therapy in a foreign country and have educational credentials
   22  deemed equivalent to those required for the educational
   23  preparation of physical therapists in this country, as
   24  recognized by the board or by an appropriate agency as
   25  identified by the board, and have passed to the satisfaction of
   26  the board an examination to determine her or his fitness for
   27  practice as a physical therapist as hereinafter provided; or
   28         (c) Be entitled to licensure without examination as
   29  provided in s. 486.081.
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   32  And the title is amended as follows:
   33         Between lines 72 and 73
   34  insert: