38-2517. Occupational therapist; therapy assistant; temporary license; applicability of section.

(1) Any person who has applied to take the examination under section 38-2518 or 38-2519 and who has completed the education and experience requirements of the Occupational Therapy Practice Act may be granted a temporary license to practice as an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant. A temporary license shall allow the person to practice only in association with a licensed occupational therapist and shall be valid until the date on which the results of the next licensure examination are available to the department. The temporary license shall not be renewed if the applicant has failed the examination. The temporary license may be extended by the department, with the recommendation of the board. In no case may a temporary license be extended beyond one year.

(2) This section does not apply to a temporary license issued as provided in section 38-129.01.

Source:Laws 1984, LB 761, § 33; Laws 1988, LB 1100, § 175; R.S.1943, (2003), § 71-6105; Laws 2007, LB463, § 857; Laws 2017, LB88, § 82.
Operative Date: April 26, 2017