Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules
Administrative Rules Division (ARD)
REQUEST FOR RULEMAKING (RFR)
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
3. Promulgation type:
4. Title of proposed rule set:
Physical Therapy - General Rules
5. Rule numbers or rule set range of numbers:
R 338.7101 – R 338.7163
6. Estimated time frame:
Name of person filling out RFR:
E-mail of person filling out RFR:
Phone number of person filling out RFR:
Address of person filling out RFR:
611 W. Ottawa St.
P.O. Box 30670
Lansing, MI 48909
7. Describe the general purpose of these rules, including any problems the changes are intended
The Physical Therapy – General Rules pertain to education, examinations, training, licenses, and
professional development requirements for physical therapists and physical therapist assistants.
Amendment of the rules will take place to supply clarity regarding definitions, telehealth,
prescriptions, human trafficking training, program accreditation, examinations, licensure,
endorsement, relicensure, requirements for graduates of non-accredited institutions, delegation,
and professional development requirements.
8. Please cite the specific promulgation authority for the rules (i.e. department director,
commission, board, etc.).
The department director in consultation with the Board.
A. Please list all applicable statutory references (MCLs, Executive Orders, etc.).
MCL 333.16141, MCL 333.16145, MCL 333.16148, MCL 333.16174, MCL 333.16201, MCL
333.16204, MCL 333.16205, MCL 333.16206, MCL 333.16215, MCL 333.16287, and MCL
333.17823 and Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1 and 2011-4, MCL
338.3501, MCL 445.2001, MCL 445.2011, and MCL 445.2030.
B. Are the rules mandated by any applicable constitutional or statutory provision? If so, please