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APTA members can now access the first official packet of motions that will be considered by the 2021 APTA House of Delegates when it convenes August 28 virtually and Sept. 11-12 in Washington, D.C.

Called "Packet I," the compilation serves as the official notice of all motions, including a proposed revision to the Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association and 10 accompanying proposed amendments (A-J below) to that revision.

Listed below are the motions being presented to the 2021 House pertaining the APTA bylaws:

  • RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association.
  • Amendment A: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Expand Voting Rights for Physical Therapist Assistant Engagement Group Delegates.
  • Amendment B: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Permit Chapters and Sections the Right to Seat Physical Therapist Assistants as Delegates.
  • Amendment C: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Allow Student Engagement Group Delegates the Right to Vote in the House of Delegates.
  • Amendment D: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Create Role Clarity in APTA Governance.
  • Amendment E: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Recategorize the Ethics and Judicial Committee.
  • Amendment F: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Maintain a Component Ethics Committee or Liaison.
  • Amendment G: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Allow all Members of the Ethics and Judicial Committee to Serve as Nonvoting Delegates.
  • Amendment H: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association Members of the Ethics and Judicial Committee to Serve as a Resource to Component Ethics Committees.
  • Amendment I: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Create Nomination and Confirmation Process for Ethics and Judicial Committee Members.
  • Amendment J: RC 1-21 Amend by Revision: Bylaws of the American Physical Therapy Association to Define Membership of the Bylaws and House Documents Committee.

Contact APTA’s Cheryl Robinson with questions.


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