461J-1 Definitions
461J-2 Practice of physical therapy; qualifications
461J-2.3 Physical therapist use of support or auxiliary personnel
461J-2.5 Prohibited practices
461J-3 Exemptions
461J-4 Board of physical therapy; establishment, appointment, membership
461J-5 Powers and duties of board
461J-6 Permanent licenses
461J-7 Examination waiver
461J-7.5 Physical therapist assistant license without necessity of examination
461J-8 License without necessity of examination or meeting the education requirement
461J-9 Temporary license
461J-10 Biennial renewal; failure to renew
461J-10.1 Continuing competence
461J-10.11 Content standards of continuing competence
461J-10.12 Continuing competence subject matter requirements and other limitations
461J-10.13 Authorized providers of continuing competence units
461J-10.14 Exemption from continuing competence requirements
461J-10.15 Recordkeeping for continuing competence
461J-11 Repealed
461J-12 Revocation, suspension, probation of license
461J-12.5 Inactive status
461J-13 Penalty

Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes > Chapter 461J - Physical Therapy Practice Act

  • Administrator: means the administrator of the United States Environmental Protection Agency. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Air pollution: means the presence in the outdoor air of substances in quantities and for durations which may endanger human health or welfare, plant or animal life, or property or which may unreasonably interfere with the comfortable enjoyment of life and property throughout the State and in such areas of the State as are affected thereby, but excludes all aspects of employer-employee relationships as to health and safety hazards. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Ambient air: means the general outdoor atmosphere. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Answer: The formal written statement by a defendant responding to a civil complaint and setting forth the grounds for defense.
  • Appeal: A request made after a trial, asking another court (usually the court of appeals) to decide whether the trial was conducted properly. To make such a request is "to appeal" or "to take an appeal." One who appeals is called the appellant.
  • Arrest: Taking physical custody of a person by lawful authority.
  • Board: means the board of physical therapy. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • Clean Air Act: means the federal Clean Air Act of 1963 as amended (42 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Common law: The legal system that originated in England and is now in use in the United States. It is based on judicial decisions rather than legislative action.
  • Complaint: A written statement by the plaintiff stating the wrongs allegedly committed by the defendant.
  • Contract: A legal written agreement that becomes binding when signed.
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Council: means the compliance advisory council. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • county: includes the city and county of Honolulu. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 1-22
  • Covered source: means :

         (1)  Any major source;

         (2)  Any source subject to a standard of performance for new stationary sources as established by the director pursuant to this chapter;

         (3)  Any source subject to an emissions standard for hazardous air pollutants as established by the director pursuant to this chapter;

         (4)  Any source subject to the rules for the prevention of significant deterioration of air quality as established by the director pursuant to this chapter; and

         (5)  Any source in a source category designated by the director. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1

  • Department: means the department of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Dependent: A person dependent for support upon another.
  • Director: means the director of health. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Educational institution: means public schools as defined under chapter 302A, privately operated schools of lower education, and colleges, the University of Hawaii, and other universities. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • Emission: means the act of releasing or discharging air pollutants into the ambient air from any source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Fugitive dust: means uncontrolled emission of solid airborne particulate matter from any source other than combustion. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Hazardous air pollutant: means those hazardous air pollutants listed in section 112 (b) of the Clean Air Act, as amended, 42 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Jurisdiction: (1) The legal authority of a court to hear and decide a case. Concurrent jurisdiction exists when two courts have simultaneous responsibility for the same case. (2) The geographic area over which the court has authority to decide cases.
  • Litigation: A case, controversy, or lawsuit. Participants (plaintiffs and defendants) in lawsuits are called litigants.
  • Owner or operator: means any person who owns, leases, operates, controls, or supervises a stationary source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Party: means each person named as party or properly entitled to be a party in any court or agency proceeding. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Permit: means written authorization from the director to construct, modify, relocate, or operate any regulated air pollutant source. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Person: means any individual, firm, corporation, association, partnership, consortium, joint venture, commercial entity, state, county, commission, political subdivision of the State, or, to the extent they are subject to this chapter, the United States or any interstate body. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Physical therapist: means a person who is licensed to practice physical therapy in this State. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • Physical therapist assistant: means a person who is licensed as a physical therapist assistant in the State and assists the physical therapist in selected components of treatment or intervention. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • physical therapy services: means the examination, treatment, and instruction of human beings to detect, assess, prevent, correct, alleviate, and limit physical disability, bodily malfunction, pain from injury, disease, and any other physical or mental condition as performed by a physical therapist appropriately licensed under this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • Plaintiff: The person who files the complaint in a civil lawsuit.
  • Practice of physical therapy: includes , but is not limited to, the use of the following:

         (1)  Physical agents, such as heat, cold, water, air, sound, compression, light, electricity, and electromagnetic radiation;

         (2)  Exercise with or without devices, joint mobilization, mechanical stimulation; biofeedback; postural drainage; traction; positioning, massage, splinting, training in locomotion, and other functional activities with or without assisting devices; and correction of posture, body mechanics, and gait;

         (3)  Tests and measurements of:  muscle strength, force, endurance, and tone; joint motion, mobility, and stability; reflexes and automatic reaction; movement skill and accuracy; sensation and perception; peripheral nerve integrity; locomotor skill, stability, and endurance; activities of daily living; cardiac, pulmonary, and vascular functions; the fit, function, and comfort of prosthetic, orthotic, and other assisting devices; posture and body mechanics; limb strength, circumference, and volume; thoracic excursion and breathing patterns; vital signs; nature and locus of pain and conditions under which pain varies; photosensitivity; and the home and work physical environments. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1

  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
  • Quorum: The number of legislators that must be present to do business.
  • Settlement: Parties to a lawsuit resolve their difference without having a trial. Settlements often involve the payment of compensation by one party in satisfaction of the other party's claims.
  • Small business stationary source: means a stationary source that:

         (1)  Is owned or operated by a person that employs one hundred or fewer individuals;

         (2)  Is independently owned and operated and not dominant in its field or as otherwise defined by the federal Small Business Act (42 U. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1

  • Source: means any property, real or personal, which emits or may emit any air pollutant. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Stationary source: means any piece of equipment or any activity at a building, structure, facility, or installation that emits or may emit any air pollutant. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1
  • Statute: A law passed by a legislature.
  • Subpoena: A command to a witness to appear and give testimony.
  • Summons: Another word for subpoena used by the criminal justice system.
  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.
  • Testimony: Evidence presented orally by witnesses during trials or before grand juries.
  • Unit: is a relative value assigned to continuing competence activities in which one continuing competence unit is equivalent to at least fifty minutes of classroom or hands-on instruction. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 461J-1
  • Variance: means special written authorization from the director to cause or emit any regulated air pollutant in a manner or in an amount in excess of applicable standards, or to do an act that deviates from the requirements of rules or standards adopted pursuant to this chapter. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 342B-1