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Summary of Proposed Rule Changes

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation proposes changes to the rules at 16 TAC, Chapter 114, Orthotists and Prosthetists. For information on the proposed rule changes and how you can submit public comments, please see the documents below: The Department will accept comments on the proposed rule changes until April 29, 2024.

TDLR Implements New Inspection Form

TDLR Field Inspections Implements New Inspection Form To better serve you and increase our efficiency, TDLR’s Field Inspections division is implementing a new system that our inspectors will use to track their inspections electronically instead of using paper forms. This new method, which we’re calling “eInspections,” will allow us to better serve you, increase our… Read More about TDLR Implements New Inspection Form

Beware Of People Posing as TDLR Inspectors

Inspectors for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation will never request or accept money under any circumstances while calling, visiting or conducting an inspection. Real TDLR inspectors will: Real TDLR inspectors cannot and will not: If someone posing as a TDLR employee approaches or calls you, please contact TDLR and law enforcement immediately. Impersonating a public servant is… Read More about Beware Of People Posing as TDLR Inspectors

Continuing Education Requirements

HB 1560, the Sunset legislation for the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation, repealed Occupations Code §605.261 from the Orthotists and Prosthetists statute, and transferred authority regarding the continuing education requirements to TDLR’s enabling statute, Chapter 51 of the Texas Occupations Code. Please note that no changes were made, and Orthotists and Prosthetists program licensees… Read More about Continuing Education Requirements

Call for Subject Matter Experts

TDLR is seeking subject matter experts (SMEs) to assist our Enforcement Division with complaint case reviews. SMEs review complaint cases, generally involving standard of care issues, during the investigation stage of the enforcement process. We currently have a shortage of Behavior Analyst, Podiatrist, and Speech-Language Pathologist SMEs. If you are interested in becoming a SME,… Read More about Call for Subject Matter Experts

Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders

Applicants can apply for new licenses and renew licenses online. TDLR strongly encourages you to take advantage of the opportunity to apply or renew online. The process is secure and easy to use – and faster than submitting paper-based applications and supporting documents, especially as TDLR deals with significant staffing issues related to COVID-19. Access the online… Read More about Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders

Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders

Applicants can apply for new licenses and renew licenses online. TDLR strongly encourages you to take advantage of the opportunity to apply or renew online. The process is secure and easy to use – and faster than submitting paper-based applications and supporting documents, especially as TDLR deals with significant staffing issues related to COVID-19. Access the online… Read More about Notice to prospective licensees, current licensees renewing their licenses, and stakeholders