Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 490 - RULES OF GEORGIA STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY
ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

Universal Citation: GA Rules and Regs r

ADMINISTRATIVE HISTORY

The Administrative History following each Rule gives the date on which the Rule was originally filed and its effective date, as well as the date on which any amendment or repeal was filed and its effective date. Principal abbreviations used in the Administrative History are as follows:

f. - filed

eff. - effective

R. - Rule (Abbreviated only at the beginning of the control number)

Ch. - Chapter (Abbreviated only at the beginning of the control number)

ER. - Emergency Rule

Rev. - Revised

Note: Emergency Rules are listed in each Rule's Administrative History by Emergency Rule number, date filed and effective date. The Emergency Rule will be in effect for 120 days or until the effective date of a permanent Rule covering the same subject matter superseding this Emergency Rule is adopted, as specified by the Agency.

Chapters 490-1 entitled "Organization", 490-2 entitled "Registration Requirements", 490-3 entitled "Evaluation of Examination of Applicants", 490-4 entitled "Renewal Revocation" have been adopted. Filed and effective June 30, 1965.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been repealed. Rules 490-2-.07 and 490-3-.02 have been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed March 8, 1971; effective March 28, 1971.

Rule 490-3-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed September 15, 1971; effective October 5, 1971.

Chapters 490-1, 490-3, and 490-4 have been repealed and new Chapters adopted. Filed April 20, 1973; effective May 10, 1973.

Chapter 490-2 has been repealed and a new Chapter adopted. Rules 490-2-.04, 490-2-.05 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed May 1, 1973; effective May 21, 1973.

Rules 490-2-.06, 490-3-.02, .04, and 490-4-.01 have been amended. Filed October 17, 1975; effective November 6, 1973.

Chapters 490-5 entitled "Supervision and Direction of Physical Therapy Assistant" and 490-6 entitled "Procedural Rules" have been adopted. Filed April 7, 1978; effective April 27, 1978.

Chapter 490-7 entitled "Examination Scores" has been adopted. Filed June 29, 1979; effective July 19, 1979.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed April 7, 1981; effective April 27, 1981.

Rule 490-2-.06 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed March 19, 1982; effective April 8, 1982.

Rule 490-3-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-3-.02 adopted. Filed March 19, 1982; effective April 8, 1982.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-4-.02 adopted; also, the title of Chapter 490-4 has been changed to "Renewal: Disciplinary Sanctions." Filed December 15, 1982; effective January 4, 1983.

Rule 490-2-.01 and 490-2-.02 have been repealed and new Rules of the same numbers adopted. Filed June 6, 1983; effective June 26, 1983.

Rule 490-1-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-1-.01 adopted. Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rule 490-1-.02 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (2) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (2). Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rule 490-1-.04 has been amended by the repeal of paragraphs (2) and (4) and by the adoption of new paragraphs (2) and (4). Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (2) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (2). Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rule 490-3-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (1) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (1). Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rule 490-3-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-3-.04 adopted. Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Chapter 490-7 has been repealed and a new Chapter, entitled "Verification of License and Examination Scores," containing Rule 490-7-.01, adopted. Filed January 18, 1984; effective February 7, 1984.

Rules 490-2-.04, 490-2-.05 and 490-2-.06 repealed and new Rules of the same numbers adopted. Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-3-.02 repealed and a new Rule 490-3-.02 adopted. Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-4-.01 repealed and a new Rule 490-4-.01 adopted. Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-5-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (2) and by the adoption of paragraphs (2), (3) and (4). Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-5-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (a) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (a). Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-7-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-7-.01 adopted. Filed November 27, 1984; effective December 17, 1984.

Rule 490-3-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-3-.04 adopted. Filed November 29, 1984; effective December 19, 1984.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (b). Filed February 4, 1985; effective February 24, 1985.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-4-.02 adopted. Filed February 4, 1985; effective February 24, 1985.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the adoption of subparagraphs (b)3. and (b)4. Filed May 29, 1985; effective June 18, 1985.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b) and by the adoption of new subparagraphs (b) and (c). Filed July 19, 1985; effective August 8, 1985.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (4) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (4). Filed July 19, 1985; effective August 8, 1985.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (4) (but not its parts (a), (b) and (c)), and a new paragraph (4) adopted. Filed November 25, 1985; effective December 15, 1985.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraphs (b)3.(i), and (ii) and by the adoption of subparagraphs (b)3.(i), (ii) and (iii). Filed February 28, 1986; effective March 20, 1986.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-2-.04 adopted. Filed February 28, 1986; effective March 20, 1986.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (3)(c) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (3)(c) and its parts. Filed February 28, 1986; effective March 20, 1986.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (b). Filed July 22, 1986; effective August 11, 1986.

Rule 490-3-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-3-.04 adopted. Filed August 25, 1986; effective September 14, 1986.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-4-.01 adopted. Filed August 25, 1986; effective September 14, 1986.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been amended by the repeal of paragraphs (1)(but not its subparagraphs) and (3) and by the adoption of new paragraphs (1) and (3). Filed January 28, 1987; effective February 17, 1987.

The Title of Chapter 490-4 has been changed to "Renewal: Continuing Education Requirements/Disciplinary Sanctions." Filed January 28, 1987; effective February 17, 1987.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule 490-4-.01 adopted. Filed January 28, 1987; effective February 17, 1987.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been renumbered as Rule 490-4-.03 and a new Rule 490-4-.02 adopted. Filed January 28, 1987; effective February 17, 1987.

Rule 490-3-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (1) and by renumbering paragraph (2) as paragraph (1). Filed May 27, 1987; effective June 16, 1987.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (6)(b) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (6)(b). Filed June 26, 1987; effective July 16, 1987.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (1) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (1). Filed December 30, 1987; effective January 19, 1988.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraph (1) and by the adoption of a new paragraph (1). Filed March 14, 1988; effective April 3, 1988.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been amended by the repeal of paragraphs (2), (3) and (4) and by the adoption of new paragraphs (2) and (3) and by renumbering existing paragraphs (5) and (6) as (4) and (5). Filed July 20, 1988; effective August 9, 1988.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (b)2. and by the renumbering of subparagraphs 3., 4. to 2. and 3. Filed December 8, 1988; effective December 28, 1988.

Rule 490-2-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraph (a) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (a). Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-2-.01 has been amended by deleting reference to "Professional Examination" (PES). Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-3-.01 has been amended by deleting reference to "Professional Examination" (PES). Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-3-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.01 has repealed paragraph (3) and (4), adopted a new paragraph (3) and renumbered remaining paragraphs. Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been amended by renumbering subparagraph (2)(c) to (2)(d); subparagraph (2)(b) repealed and a new subparagraph adopted and subparagraph (2)(c) repealed and a new subparagraph adopted. Filed March 22, 1989; effective April 11, 1989.

Rule 490-2-.01 has been amended by the adoption of paragraph (3). Filed July 17, 1989; effective August 6, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been amended by the repeal of subparagraphs (6)(c) and (7)(c) and by the adoption of a new subparagraph (6)(c) and (7)(c). Filed August 24, 1989; effective September 13, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule of the same title adopted. Filed August 24, 1989; effective September 13, 1989.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been amended by adopting subparagraphs (c) through (g) and renumbering (c) to (h). Filed February 26, 1990; effective March 18, 1990.

Rule 490-5-.02 has been amended. Filed February 26, 1990; effective March 18, 1990.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been amended. Filed December 6, 1990; effective December 26, 1990.

Rules 490-2-.02 and 490-3-.02 have been amended. Rules 490-3-.01 and 490-4-.01 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed May 13, 1991; effective June 2, 1991.

Rules 490-1-.04, 490-2-.01, 490-5-.01, .02 have been amended; Rule 490-2-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed May 26, 1993; effective June 15, 1993.

Rule 490-2-.02 has been amended. Filed July 1, 1993; effective July 21, 1993.

Rule 490-1-.02 has been amended. Filed January 28, 1994; effective February 17, 1994.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been amended. Chapter 490-8 entitled "Physical Therapy Aides: Definition and Requirements" has been adopted. Filed March 28, 1994; effective April 17, 1994.

Rules 490-2-.01, .05 and 490-3-.02 have been amended. Filed January 24, 1995; effective February 13, 1995.

Rule 490-2-.09 has been adopted. Rule 490-3-.04 has been repealed. Filed June 27, 1995; effective July 17, 1995.

Rule 490-8-.03 has been amended. Filed November 29, 1995; effective December 19, 1995.

Rules 490-2-.02, .04 and 490-5-.01 have been amended. Filed November 22, 1996; effective December 12, 1996.

Chapter 490-9 entitled "Code of Ethics" has been adopted. Filed January 29, 1997; effective February 18, 1997.

Rules 490-5-.01 and 490-9-.03 have been amended. Filed February 27, 1998; effective March 19, 1998.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed June 19, 1998; effective July 9, 1998.

Rules 490-4-.01, .02 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed July 22, 1999; effective August 11, 1999.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been amended. Filed May 9, 2000; effective May 29, 2000.

Rules 490-8-.01, .02, .03 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed August 15, 2000; effective September 4, 2000.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been amended. Filed March 7, 2002; effective March 27, 2002.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been amended. Rule 490-4-.04 has been adopted. Filed November 7, 2003; effective November 27, 2003.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been amended. Filed May 19, 2004; effective June 8, 2004.

Rules 490-1-.04 and 490-2-.07 have been repealed. Filed August 19, 2004; effective September 8, 2004.

Rules 490-1-.01, 490-2-.01, and 490-2-.06 have been repealed and new Rules adopted.

Rule 490-2-.05 has been repealed. Filed August 20, 2004; effective September 9, 2004.

Rule 490-2-.08 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed October 21, 2004; effective November 10, 2004.

Rules 490-2-.02, .03, and 490-9-.02 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed January 19, 2005; effective February 8, 2005.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed March 16, 2005; effective April 5, 2005.

Rules 490-2-.04 and 490-3-.02 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed May 26, 2005; effective June 15, 2005.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed August 17, 2005; effective September 6, 2005.

Chapter 490-10 entitled "Preventative Services" has been adopted. Filed December 1, 2005; effective December 21, 2005.

Rule 490-4-.03 has been repealed and the Rule reserved. Rule 490-6-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Rules 490-9-.02 and .03 have the titles repealed and new titles adopted. Rule 490-9-.04 has been adopted. Filed January 25, 2007; effective February 14, 2007.

Chapter 490-11 entitled "Consultation" has been adopted. Filed January 26, 2007; effective February 15, 2007.

Rule 490-4-.02 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed June 22, 2007; effective July 12, 2007.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed October 31, 2007; effective November 20, 2007.

Rule 490-4-.01 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed September 29, 2008; effective October 19, 2008.

Rules 490-2-.02, 490-2-.03, and 490-4-.02 have been repealed and new Rules adopted. Filed May 12, 2010; effective June 1, 2010.

Rule 490-2-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed September 24, 2010; effective October 14, 2010.

Paragraphs (4) and (b) of Rule 490-4-.01 have been amended. Rule 490-4-.04 has been repealed and a new Rule adopted. Filed January 28, 2011; effective February 17, 2011.

Paragraph (4) of Rule 490-4-.02 has been repealed and a new paragraph adopted. Filed May 17, 2011; effective June 6, 2011.

Rule 490-9-.04 repealed and readopted. F. Mar. 21, 2012; eff. Apr. 10, 2012.

Rule 490-9-.05 adopted. F. Mar. 21, 2012; eff. Apr. 10, 2012.

Rules 490-2-.04, 490-4-.01, 490-4-.02, 490-4-.04, 490-11-.01 repealed and readopted. F. May 25, 2012; eff. Jun. 14, 2012.

Rules 490-2-.03 and 490-4-.02 amended. F. May 23, 2013; eff. Jun. 12, 2013.

Rule 490-4-.02 amended. F. Jan. 16, 2015; eff. Feb. 5, 2015.

Rule 490-5-.01 amended. F. Feb. 25, 2015; eff. Mar. 17, 2015.

Rule 490-2-.03 amended. F. Aug. 26, 2015; eff. Sep. 15, 2015.

Rules 490-3-.01, 490-9-.04 amended. Chapter 490-12 entitled "Practice of Physical Therapy During a Declared Natural Disaster" adopted. F. Apr. 19, 2016; eff. May 9, 2016.

Rules 490-2-.09, 490-4-.04 amended. F. Apr. 13, 2017; eff. May 3, 2017.

Rule 490-2-.10 adopted. F. Oct. 13, 2017; eff. Nov. 2, 2017.

Rules 490-4-.03, 490-9-.06 adopted. F. Mar. 5, 2018; eff. Mar. 25, 2018.

Rules 490-2-.02, 490-2-.09, 490-9-.05 amended. F. May 30, 2018; eff. June 19, 2018.

Rule 490-4-.02 amended. F. Feb. 14, 2019; eff. Mar. 6, 2019.

Rule 490-3-.02 amended. F. Mar. 25, 2019; eff. Apr. 14, 2019.

Rule 490-2-.04 amended. F. Aug. 28, 2019; eff. Sep. 17, 2019.

Rules 490-2-.01, .03, .09, .10, 490-4-.02, 490-5-.01, 490-9-.05 amended. Rule 490-4-.03 repealed. Chapter 490-13 entitled "Physical Therapy Compact" adopted. F. Sep. 14, 2020; eff. Oct. 4, 2020.

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