LAWS

Laws are added, amended, and repealed by the Legislature and enforced by the Board. The laws governing the practice of physical therapy are located primarily in the Business and Professions Code. Below are laws pertinent to all licensed professionals, those specific to the practice of physical therapy and laws governing the Board’s operations.

BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONS CODE

GENERAL PROVISIONS

DIVISION 1.
Department of Consumer Affairs
CHAPTER 1.
CHAPTER 1.5.
CHAPTER 2.
CHAPTER 3.
CHAPTER 4.
Article 1.
General Provisions and Definitions
Article 3.
Article 3.6.
Article 4.
Article 5.
Article 6.
CHAPTER 6.
CHAPTER 7.
DIVISION 1.5. Denial, Suspension and Revocation of Licenses
CHAPTER 1.
CHAPTER 2.
CHAPTER 3.
CHAPTER 4.
CHAPTER 5.
DIVISION 2. Healing Arts
CHAPTER 1.
General Provisions
Article 1.
Article 1.5.
Article 4.
Article 5.
Article 6.
Article 7.5.
Article 9.
Article 10.
Article 10.5.
Article 11.
Article 12.
Article 12.5.
Article 13.
CHAPTER 1.5.
CHAPTER 1.6.

Physical Therapy Practice Act

Physical Therapy Practice Act (Prior to January 1, 2014)

CHAPTER 5.7.
PHYSICAL THERAPY
Article 1.
Article 2.
Article 3.
Article 4.
Article 5.
Article 6.
Article 7.
Article 8.
Article 9.
Article 10.

GENERAL BUSINESS REGULATIONS

DIVISION 7.
General Business Regulations
PART 3.
Representations to the Public
CHAPTER 1.
Advertising
Article 1.
Article 2.

CORPORATIONS CODE

TITLE 1.

Corporations

DIVISION 3.
Corporations for Specific Purposes
PART 4.

FAMILY CODE

DIVISION 17.
Support Services
CHAPTER 2.
Child Support Enforcement
Article 2.

GOVERNMENT CODE

TITLE 1.

General

DIVISION 4.
Public Officers and Employees
CHAPTER 4.
Resignations and Vacancies
Article 2.
DIVISION 7.
Miscellaneous
CHAPTER 3.5.
Inspection if Public Records
Article 1.
General Provisions

TITLE 2.

Government of the State of California

DIVISION 3.
Executive Department
PART 1.
State Department and Agencies
CHAPTER 1.
State Agencies
Article 9.
CHAPTER 4.
Office of Administrative Hearings
Article 1.
Article 2.
CHAPTER 5.
CHAPTER 6.
Statutory Salary Equalization Plan
Article 1.
PART 2.
Constitutional Officers
CHAPTER 6.
Attorney General
Article 2.
PART 2.8
Department of Fair Employment and Housing
CHAPTER 6.
Discrimination Prohibited
Article 1.

TITLE 3.

Government of Counties

DIVISION 2.
Officers
PART 3.
Other Officer
CHAPTER 1.
District Attorney
Article 1.

HEALTH AND SAFETY CODE

DIVISION 2.
Licensing Provisions
CHAPTER 2.2.
Health Care Services Plans
Article 2.
DIVISION 106.
Personal Health Care (Including Maternal, Child, and Adolescent)
PART 1.
General Administration
CHAPTER 1.

PENAL CODE

PART 4.
Prevention of Crimes and Apprehension of Criminals

TITLE 1.

Investigation and Control of Crimes and Criminals

CHAPTER 2.
Control of Crimes and Criminals
Article 2.
Article 2.5.

UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CODE

DIVISION 3.
Employment Services Program
PART 1.
Employment and Employability Services
CHAPTER 4.
Programs
Article 1.