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Modernization of the Florida Physical Therapy Practice Act - Summary
June 30, 2020 - Today marks a big moment for physical therapy in the state of Florida. After more than 30 years, the Physical Therapy Practice Act, which defines and governs the practice of physical therapy, has been updated.
Florida Governor Ron DeSantis signed FPTA’s major legislative initiative into law on June 29, 2020, clearly defining the practice of physical therapy and recognizing the current set of skills and value physical therapists and physical
therapist assistants provide their patients.