In 2021, House Bill 1405, ‘carrying’ the PT Compact language, passed both the House and the Senate during the final few days of the 2021 legislative session. This statute went into law on January 1, 2022. From this point, the work between the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency (IPLA) and the Federation of State Boards of Physical Therapy (FSBPT) began.
Each year, APTA Indiana is proud to sponsor SPTs and SPTAs to attend the APTA Federal Advocacy Forum — held annually each spring in Washington, DC. This is an opportunity for Indiana student members to engage with other professionals and students from around the country as they work together on Capitol Hill meeting with Indiana legislators and lobbying for various bills that are before the legislators.
This allows for students to uniquely see how their professional organization works on their behalf driving policy on the issues that impact PTs, PTAs, Physical Therapy Students and the patients and clients they serve. Keep an eye out for announcements throughout the year to see how you may apply.APTA Advocacy