2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 12 - Professions and Occupations
Article 40.5 - Occupational Therapy Practice Act
§ 12-40.5-105. License required - occupational therapists - occupational therapy assistants
(2) (a) On and after June 1, 2014, except as otherwise provided in this article, a person shall not practice occupational therapy or represent himself or herself as being able to practice occupational therapy in this state without possessing a valid license issued by the director in accordance with this article and rules adopted pursuant to this article.
(b) On June 1, 2014, each active occupational therapy registration becomes an active occupational therapy license by operation of law. The conversion from registration to licensure does not:
(I) Affect any prior discipline, limitation, or condition imposed by the director on an occupational therapist's registration;
(II) Limit the director's authority over any registrant; or
(III) Affect any pending investigation or administrative proceeding.
(c) The director shall treat any application for an occupational therapy registration pending on June 1, 2014, as an application for licensure, which application is subject to the requirements established by the director.
(3) On and after June 1, 2014, except as otherwise provided in this article, a person shall not practice as an occupational therapy assistant or represent himself or herself as being able to practice as an occupational therapy assistant in this state without possessing a valid license issued by the director in accordance with this article and any rules adopted under this article.
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