Chapter 148

(Senate Bill 86)

An Act to revise certain definitions in laws regarding physical therapists.

Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of South Dakota:

Section 1. That § 36-10-18 be AMENDED:

36-10-18. Terms used in §§ 36-10-18 through 36-10-52 mean:

(1) "Board of Examiners," or "board," the South Dakota State Board of Medical and Osteopathic Examiners;

(2) "Physical therapist," a person who is licensed in this state, or who has obtained a compact privilege, to practice physical therapy under the provisions of this chapter;

(3) "Physical therapy," the practice of physical therapy as defined in § 36-10-18.1;

(4) "Physical therapist assistant," a person who is a graduate of an accredited physical therapist assistant education program as determined by the board, who has passed an examination approved by the board, and who assists licensed, or who has obtained a compact privilege, to assist in providing physical therapy services under the supervision of a physical therapist under this chapter;

(5) "Physical therapy advisory committee,""Committee," the physical therapy advisory committee provided for in this chapter established in § 36-10-19.

Signed March 18, 2022

Catchlines are not law. (§ 2-16-13.1) Underscores indicate new language.

Overstrikes indicate deleted language.