TN SB1072 | 2021-2022 | 112th General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 3-0)
Status: Passed on April 13 2021 - 100% progression
Action: 2021-04-13 - Signed by Governor.
Text: Latest bill text (Draft #1) [PDF]


As introduced, makes certain changes to the practice of occupational therapy, including authorizing the practice of dry needling of the upper limb, authorizing the making of certain treatment diagnoses, and authorizing practice via telehealth; authorizes the practice of physical therapy via telehealth. - Amends TCA Title 63, Chapter 13.

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AN ACT to amend Tennessee Code Annotated, Title 63, Chapter 13, relative to medical occupations.


Roll Calls

2021-03-22 - House - FLOOR VOTE: PASSAGE ON THIRD CONSIDERATION (Y: 96 N: 0 NV: 1 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-15 - Senate - FLOOR VOTE: Motion to Adopt (Y: 30 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2021-03-10 - Senate - SENATE HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE: Recommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee (Y: 9 N: 0 NV: 0 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2021-04-13SenateSigned by Governor.
2021-04-06SenateTransmitted to Governor for action.
2021-04-05HouseSigned by H. Speaker
2021-03-23SenateSigned by Senate Speaker
2021-03-23SenateEnrolled and ready for signatures
2021-03-22HousePassed H., Ayes 96, Nays 0, PNV 1
2021-03-22HouseSubst. for comp. HB.
2021-03-18HouseRcvd. from S., held on H. desk.
2021-03-15SenateEngrossed; ready for transmission to House
2021-03-15SenatePassed Senate, Ayes 30, Nays 0
2021-03-11SenatePlaced on Senate Consent Calendar 2 for 3/15/2021
2021-03-10SenateRecommended for passage, refer to Senate Calendar Committee
2021-03-08SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/10/2021
2021-03-03SenateAction deferred in Senate Health and Welfare Committee to 3/10/2021
2021-02-24SenatePlaced on Senate Health and Welfare Committee calendar for 3/3/2021
2021-02-22SenatePassed on Second Consideration, refer to Senate Health and Welfare Committee
2021-02-11SenateIntroduced, Passed on First Consideration
2021-02-10SenateFiled for introduction

Same As/Similar To

HB1275 (Crossfiled) 2021-03-22 - Comp. SB subst.


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