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     37-11-301. License required for physical therapist and assistant -- unauthorized representation as licensed therapist. (1) A person may not practice or purport to practice physical therapy without first obtaining a license under the provisions of this chapter.
     (2) A person who is not licensed under this chapter as a physical therapist, whose license has been suspended or revoked, or whose license has lapsed and has not been revived and who uses the words or letters "L.P.T.", "Licensed Physical Therapist", "P.T.", "Physical Therapist", "R.P.T.", "Registered Physical Therapist", or any other letters, words, or insignia indicating or implying that the person is a licensed physical therapist or who in any way, orally or in writing or in print or by sign, directly or by implication, purports to be a physical therapist is guilty of a misdemeanor.
     (3) A person who is not licensed as a physical therapist assistant in accordance with this chapter may not assist a physical therapist in the practice of physical therapy.

     History: En. Sec. 11, Ch. 39, L. 1961; R.C.M. 1947, 66-2511; amd. Sec. 11, Ch. 491, L. 1979; amd. Sec. 5, Ch. 253, L. 1995.

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