Compilation of Rules and Regulations of the State of Georgia
Department 490 - RULES OF GEORGIA STATE BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPY.
Chapter 490-12 - PRACTICE OF PHYSICAL THERAPY DURING A DECLARED NATURAL DISASTER
Rule 490-12-.01 - Practice of Physical Therapy During A Declared Natural Disaster
RULE 490-12-.01. Practice of Physical Therapy During A Declared Natural Disaster
(1) Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §43-33-11, a person currently licensed in another state who is present in the state of Georgia to provide physical therapy services during a declared local, jurisdictional, or national disaster or emergency may do so without penalty for a period not to exceed a total of 60 days during any 12 month period provided that the practice of physical therapy is not contrary to the laws, rules and regulations governing this state.
(2) Upon discovering that a physical therapist has violated any laws, rules and regulations of this state or continued to practice in the state of Georgia beyond 60 days during any 12 month period, the Board shall have the authority issue a cease and desist order prohibiting the practice of physical therapy without a license.
O.C.G.A. §§43-1-19, 43-1-20.1, 43-1-24, 43-1-25, 43-1-33, 43-33-3, 43-33-10, 43-33-11, 43-33-18, 43-33-19.(Original Rule entitled "Practice of Physical Therapy During A Declared Natural Disaster" adopted. F. Apr. 19, 2016; eff. May 9, 2016.)