Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 84. Physical Therapists and Occupational Therapists
Section 10. Creation and Membership of Board.
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AS 08.84.010. Creation and Membership of Board.

(a) There is created the State Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy Board, which consists of seven members. The membership consists of three physical therapists licensed in the state or two physical therapists and one physical therapist assistant licensed in the state, three occupational therapists licensed in the state or two occupational therapists and one occupational therapy assistant licensed in the state, and one lay person with no direct financial interest in the health care industry. Members of the board shall be United States citizens domiciled in the state.

(b) The board shall control all matters pertaining to the licensing of physical therapists, physical therapist assistants, occupational therapists, and occupational therapy assistants and the practice of physical therapy and the practice of occupational therapy. The board shall

(1) pass upon the qualifications of applicants;

(2) provide for the examination of applicants;

(3) issue temporary permits and licenses to persons qualified under this chapter;

(4) suspend, revoke, or refuse to issue or renew a license under AS 08.84.120;

(5) keep a current register listing the name, business address, date, and number of the license of each person who is licensed to practice under this chapter;

(6) adopt regulations under AS 44.62 (Administrative Procedure Act) necessary to carry out the purposes of this chapter including regulations establishing qualifications for licensure and renewal of licensure under this chapter.

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