On March 18, Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam signed into law Senate Bill 1189, enacting Virginia’s membership in the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact. The legislation becomes effective January 1, 2021. Virginia is the first state to enact the OT Compact. The OT Compact will become active once enacted by ten states and/or territories.
The Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact (OT Compact) Advisory Group has approved the final draft of the compact legislation. In spring 2020, the Advisory Group approved a first draft of the OT Compact produced by the Drafting Team, a small group of stakeholders and legal experts. Over the following summer, The Council of State Governments (CSG) […]