May 1, 2024

State of Alabama
Press Release: Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy

OTCC Proposed Rule - OPEN for Public Comment Period

The Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact Commission (OTCC) is an ongoing nationwide effort to establish interstate licensure by promulgating uniform rules of practice standards. Currently, 28 states, including Alabama, are already compact members with current Legislation enacted to adopt the OTCC rules and regulations.

The OTCC is notifying the public that a comment period is open for a proposed Rule on Federal Bureau of Investigations Criminal Background Checks (FBI CBC).

More information on the proposed Rule can be found at the homepage.


You are invited to review the proposed Rule on FBI CBC and submit your comments during the public comment period by taking these actionable steps:

Ø  The OTCC proposed Rule notice is posted on the Alabama State Board of Occupational Therapy’s website:

Ø  The public comment period will open May 1, 2024, and close May 30, 2024.

Ø  Comments must be received no later than 4:00 PM on May 30, 2024, to be considered by the OTCC.

Ø  Instructions to submit comments directly to the OTCC website are available here:

Ø  Feedback/comments may be emailed to the OTCC Executive Director, Amanda Perry, at (please indicate “Public Comment for Rule on FBI CBC” in the subject line of your email).


*Any questions, concerns, or comments regarding the public comment period for the proposed Rule are to be made directly to the Occupational Therapy Licensure Compact.

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