Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Administrative Rules for Athletic Training -- General Rules
Rule Set 2021-78 LR
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Friday, January 28, 2022
Conference Room UL 4
611 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan 48909
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public
comments on proposed changes to the Athletic Training -- General Rules rule set.
Amendments will be made to the definitions for terms used in the rule set. Amendments will also update
the training standards for identifying victims of human trafficking, add references to other administrative
rules that impose requirements on an applicant for licensure or renewal, add requirements for a
Canadian-licensed applicant applying for licensure by endorsement, require an applicant for licensure by
endorsement or relicensure to disclose each license, registration, or certification in a health profession or
specialty issued by any other jurisdiction or entity and require the applicant to demonstrate that no
disciplinary proceedings are currently pending and that any prior sanction has been satisfied before
being licensed by endorsement or relicensed. The amendments will also clarify the continuing education
credits earned by holding a Board of Certification certificate for each year of the renewal cycle and clarify
the supervision requirements when there has been a delegation by an athletic trainer to another perform
an act, task, or function that falls within the scope of practice of an athletic trainer.
By authority conferred on the director of the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs by MCL
333.16145, 333.16148, 333.16178, 333.16186, 333.16204, 333.16205, 333.16215, 333.16287,
333.17904, and 333.17905 and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and 2011
-4, MCL 338.3501, 445.2001, 445.2011, and 445.2030.
The proposed rules will take effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed
issue of the Michigan Register. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or
electronic mail at the following email address: BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov.
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing, by mail, or by electronic mail at the
following addresses until 1/28/2022 at 05:00PM.
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing, Attention: Policy
P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909-8170
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 711- to make