CHAPTER 398

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 383

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 24 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE EXAMINING BOARD OF PHYSICAL THERAPISTS AND ATHLETIC TRAINERS

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE :

Section 1. Amend Section 2613, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by striking the abbreviation “ATC” wherever it appears in that section.

Section 2. Further Amend Section 2613, Title 24 of the Delaware Code by inserting the abbreviation “DPT” between the abbreviations “LPT” and “RPT”.

Section 3. Further Amend Section 2614, Title 24 of the Delaware Code, by striking the existing subsection, in its entirety and substituting in lieu thereof the following:

"§ 2614. Use of professional title.

(a) Any person who holds a license pursuant to this chapter may use the word "physical therapist" or the letters "PT" in connection with the person's name or place of business to denote licensure hereunder. Any person who holds a license pursuant to this chapter as a physical therapist assistant may use the words "physical therapist assistant" and may use the letters "PTA" in connection with the person's name to denote licensure hereunder.

(b) Any person who holds a license pursuant to this chapter as an athletic trainer may use the words "licensed athletic trainer" and may use the letters "LAT’ in connection with the person's name to denote licensure hereunder."

Approved July 10, 2006