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ABC Model Practice Act

January 2015

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Section 18. Endorsement

(a) The Department may, at its discretion, license without examination and on payment of the required fee, an applicant who is an orthotist, prosthetist, pedorthist, assistant, fitter or technician who is:

(1) Licensed under the laws of another state, territory or country, if the requirements for licensure in that state, territory or country in which the applicant was licensed were, at the date of his or her licensure, equal or higher to the requirements in force in this State on that date; or

(2) Certified by ABC or another national certification organization with educational, experiential and testing standards equal to or more stringent than the licensing requirements of this State.