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Board of Physical Therapy & Occupational Therapy

Statutes & Regulations

Alaska Statutes are passed by the Legislature. Regulations (also called the Alaska Administrative Code) are rules adopted by the Board to implement, interpret, and make specific the statutes. Both statutes and regulations have the force of law.

AS 08.84 and regulations 12 AAC 54 specifically govern the practice of physical therapy and occupational therapy. AS 08.01 - 08.03 and regulations 12 AAC 02 apply to all professions regulated by the Division.

If you would like to receive notice of all proposed regulation changes for your program, please send a request in writing with your name, preferred contact method (mail or email), and the program you want to be updated on to:

Regulations Specialist
Email: RegulationsAndPublicComment@Alaska.Gov
Department of Commerce, Community, and Economic Development
Division of Corporations, Business and Professional Licensing
P.O. Box 110806
Juneau, Alaska 99811-0806