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§ 1507. Persons and practices not affected; exceptions

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 29. Occupational Therapy Practice Act (Refs & Annos)
63 P.S. § 1507
§ 1507. Persons and practices not affected; exceptions
This act shall not be construed as preventing or restricting the practices, services or activities of:
(1) A person licensed in this State in accordance with the provisions of another law of this Commonwealth from engaging in the profession or occupation for which licensed.
(2) A person meeting the standards established in job descriptions by the Commonwealth for its employees or a person credentialed by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania or by a national registration or certifying body which requires specific education and training for the practice of its profession, but whose occupation or job-related activities or services based on such education, training or experience may technically be encompassed, in part, by the definition of occupational therapy set forth in this act: Provided, however, That nothing in this paragraph shall permit any person to use the title occupational therapist or occupational therapy assistant or to hold out to the public that they practice occupational therapy unless they meet the requirements of this act and are licensed.
(3) A person employed as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant by the United States provided that person provides occupational therapy solely under the direction or control of the organization by which the person is employed.
(4) A person pursuing a course of study leading to the degree or certificate in occupational therapy at an accredited or approved educational program provided the activities and services are part of a supervised course of study and the person is designated by a title which clearly indicates the status of student or trainee and not licensed occupational therapist.
(5) A person fulfilling the supervised fieldwork experience requirements of this act provided such activities and services constitute a part of the experience necessary to meet the requirements of that program.


1982, June 15, P.L. 502, No. 140, § 7, effective in 90 days.
63 P.S. § 1507, PA ST 63 P.S. § 1507
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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