Advocacy plays a crucial role in the future of the profession.

Legislative Committee

The Legislative committee is responsible for monitoring legislative activity on a state and national level, developing grassroots campaigns, and for working with staff members to further the goals of the association.

Political Action Committee

The PAC funds the West Virginia Physical Therapy Association’s lobbying efforts. This is 100% reliant on donors like you. You can learn more about the PAC here.

“You get into a profession by education but what you are allowed to do is determined by legislation”
– Senator Eric Tarr.

Legislative Updates

Health

Current bills impacting physical therapy in health.

Education

Current bills impacting physical therapy in education.

Licensure

Current bills impacting physical therapy in licensure.

Telehealth

Current bills impacting physical therapy in telehealth.

Helpful LEGISLATIVE Links

The following links may be helpful if you want to learn more about the legislative process, how a bill becomes law in West Virginia, who your representatives are and how to reach them.

Interim Meeting Dates

May: 10 (Limited schedule)
June: 6, 7, 8
July, August: None
September: 12, 13, 14
October: 10, 11, 12
November: 14, 15, 16
December: 5, 6, 7
January (2022): 9, 10, 11