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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 071 : OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY ASSISTANTS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 3358a)
  • § 3358a. Temporary licensure without examination

    (a) A temporary license without examination for practice under the direction of an occupational therapist licensed in Vermont may be issued to a person who applies for the first time to practice occupational therapy in this State as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant under section 3355 of this title and meets all other qualifications of that section.

    (b) A temporary license may be issued only for the purpose of allowing a qualified applicant to practice as an occupational therapist or as an occupational therapy assistant until:

    (1) the applicant takes the next examination provided by the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation under section 3357 of this title, and a determination is made of the applicant's qualifications to practice in this State; or

    (2) the necessary data for licensure without examination under section 3358 of this title is collected and ruled on by the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation.

    (c) Temporary licenses shall be issued on payment of the specified fee for a fixed period of time to be determined by the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation, and shall not be renewed except by the Director of the Office of Professional Regulation, subject to proof of an exceptional cause shown by the applicant. (Added 2001, No. 151 (Adj. Sess.), § 40, eff. June 27, 2002.)