Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers Rules-Regulations


Proposed Rules

The Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers is proposing changes to its current rules. The proposed changes include increasing the continuing education requirement for renewing licenses that expire after September 1, 2015. The proposed rule changes also implements legislation that addresses licensing of military service members, military veterans, and military spouses.

The proposed changes are being published in the August 22, 2014 edition of the Texas Register. Comments and recommendations may be submitted to:

Stewart Myrick, Program Director
Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers, MC-1982
P.O. Box 149347
Austin, Texas 78714-9347

You may also submit your comments by email to When emailing comments, please indicate “Comments on Proposed Rules” in the subject line. Comments will be accepted until September 22, 2014.

The proposed rules are available for download here. You may download a copy of the current rules by clicking the “Rules/Regulations” link in the box to the right. Please check this website for updates to this process.

Select the links below to view or print proposed rules

Proposed Rules (Word format, 29 KB)
Proposed Rules (Adobe Acrobat format, 22 KB)

Rules: Title 22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 871

The rules of the Advisory Board of Athletic Trainers (issued under the authority of the Athletic Trainers Act) govern all aspects of licensure and regulation including qualifications for application and examination, license renewal, guidelines for conduct, continuing education, complaints, and disciplinary actions.

View or print the rules by selecting the link below

22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 871 (Word format, 161 KB)
22 Texas Administrative Code, Chapter 871 (Adobe Acrobat format, 171 KB)

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Last updated August 18, 2014
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