Board of Occupational Therapy


Statutes are proposed and made law by the Tennessee State General Assembly (Legislature). The Board, following specific notice requirements and hearings, adopts rules. Both have the force of law and may be used in the regulation of a profession. The statutes pertaining to this Board are found at T. C. A. 63-1 (Division of Health Related Boards) and T.C.A. 63-13 (Occupational Therapy).

Click here to review the Tennessee Code Annotated. (This link will take you to a website that is not maintained by the Tennessee Department of Health).


Click here for Rules and Regulations pertaining to the Tennessee Board of Occupational Therapy

OT Compact Commission Notices

The OTCC invites you to provide public comments regarding the Data System Rules and the Rule on Definitions. The public comment period is for 30 days from November 8 – December 8, 2023. Anyone interested in reviewing and/or providing public comment can click the link to each document and follow the instructions for submitting comments. After considering public comments, the OTCC will hold a special meeting on January 11, 2024 to vote each of these rules. You can find a list of upcoming OTCC and OTCC Committee meetings on the OTCompact meetings page.

Draft Rules:

Data Systems

Rules and Definitions