H. B. 2749
(By Delegates Staton and Amores)
[Introduced January 28, 2003; referred to the
Committee on the Judiciary.]
A BILL to amend article nine, chapter sixty-four of the code of
West Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as
amended, by adding thereto a new section, designated section
twenty-three, relating to amending the West Virginia Board of
Physical Therapist rule relating to English proficiency
requirements for licensing individuals outside the United
Be it enacted by the Legislature of West Virginia:
That article nine, chapter sixty-four of the code of West
Virginia, one thousand nine hundred thirty-one, as amended, be
amended by adding thereto a new section, designated section
twenty-three, to read as follows:
ARTICLE 9. AUTHORIZATION FOR MISCELLANEOUS AGENCIES AND BOARDS TO
PROMULGATE LEGISLATIVE RULES.
§64-9-23. Physical Therapist Board.
The legislative rule contained in title sixteen, series one,
and filed in the state register on the eleventh day of May, two
thousand, under the authority of section one, article twenty,
chapter thirty of this code, relating to the West Virginia Board of
Physical Therapy (General Provisions, 16 CSR 1) is reauthorized
with the following amendment:
On page five, section ten, subsection c, by striking out the
NOTE: The purpose of this bill is to amend the Physical
Therapy Board, General Provisions Rule requiring English
proficiency for the licensing of individuals who are from outside
the United States.
This section is new; therefore strike-throughs and
underscoring have been omitted.