Category Archives: Legislative News

Public Comment Period for 2021 Legislative Rules

During the 2020 Legislative Session, House Bill 4003, requiring healthcare Boards to regulate telehealth practice, was passed.  Below is a link to the proposed Rule to establish procedures for the practice of telehealth by an occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant.  The Rule will be open for public comment through August 1, 2020.  Please submit…
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2020 Legislation

Completed Legislation - 2020 House Bill 4252 completed Legislative action on March 6, 2020, and was signed by the Governor on March 25, 2020.  Included in this Bill were the following three Rules filed by the WV Board of Occupational Therapy.  These Rules become effective on July 1, 2020. Fees for Services Rendered by the…
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2017 Legislation

Senate Bill (SB) 4, approved by the Governor on April 20, 2017 and becoming effective on July 5, 2017, provides an exemption from licensure for professional practice for a charitable function.

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2016 Legislation

House Bill (HB) 4340 requires all boards to provide public access on a website to all completed disciplinary actions in which discipline was ordered.
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