SB 150-1_ Filed 01/28/2008, 10:46 Alting
Adopted 1/28/2008

SENATE MOTION


MADAM PRESIDENT:

    I move
that Senate Bill 150 be amended to read as follows:

SOURCE: Page 4, line 3; (08)MO015001.4. -->     Page 4, between lines 3 and 4, begin a new paragraph and insert:
SOURCE: IC 25-27-1-3.3; (08)MO015001.4. -->     "SECTION 4. IC 25-27-1-3.3 IS ADDED TO THE INDIANA CODE AS A NEW SECTION TO READ AS FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2008]: Sec. 3.3. (a) As used in this section, "spinal manipulation", "spinal adjustment", or "grade 5 mobilization" means a method of skillful and beneficial treatment where a practitioner uses direct thrust to move a joint of the patient's spine beyond the joint's normal range of motion, but without exceeding the limits of anatomical integrity.
    (b) A physical therapist may not perform a spinal manipulation, spinal adjustment, or grade 5 mobilization unless the physical therapist has received an endorsement to perform the procedure by completing the additional education required in this section.
    (c) The board shall issue an endorsement to a physical therapist to perform a spinal manipulation, spinal adjustment, or grade 5 manipulation if the physical therapist meets the additional requirements in this section.

     (d) A physical therapist may not perform spinal manipulation, spinal adjustment, or grade 5 mobilization unless the physical therapist has received at least:
        (1) four hundred (400) hours of classroom instruction in spinal manipulation or spinal adjustment; and
        (2) eight hundred (800) hours of supervised clinical training at a facility where spinal manipulation, spinal adjustment, or grade 5 mobilization is a primary method of treatment.
    (e) In addition to the actions listed under IC 25-1-9-4 that subject a practitioner to disciplinary sanctions, a physical therapist is subject to the exercise of disciplinary sanctions under IC 25-1-9-9 if, after a hearing, the board finds that the physical therapist has violated this section.
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    Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
    (Reference is to SB 150 as printed January 25, 2008.)

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Senator ALTING


MO015001/DI 104
2008