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Welcome to the home page of Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics. The website will inform you about obtaining and renewing a license to practice as a prosthetist and/or orthotist, a prosthetist and/or orthotist assistant, a prosthetic and/or orthotic technician, or a prosthetic and/or orthotic student in Texas, and obtaining and renewing accreditation for a prosthetic and/or orthotic facility.
Program Activities include:
- Review, update, and adopt rules for the regulation of prosthetic and orthotic professionals and facilities in Texas.
- Review (and approve or deny) applications for licensure, registration, and facility accreditation.
- Receive and process complaints lodged against prosthetic and orthotic professionals, assistants, technicians, and facilities, and those alleged to be practicing without a license.
- Produce and distribute informative publications for consumers and the public.
2013 Board Meeting Deadlines
Board Meeting: February 7-8, 2013
Application Deadline: December 31, 2012
Board Meeting: May 16-17, 2013
Application Deadline: April 8, 2013
Board Meeting: August 8-9, 2013
Application Deadline: July 1, 2013
Board Meeting: November 7-8, 2013
Application Deadline: September 30, 2013
The proposed rules for TBOP have been published in the February 22, 2013, Texas Register and are available for review on the Texas Secretary of State’s website at http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/February222013/index.html. The public comment period is 30 days, starting on February 25, 2013.
Comments on the proposal may be submitted to David Olvera, Executive Director, Texas Board of Orthotics and Prosthetics, Mail Code 1982, P.O. Box 149347, Austin, Texas, 78714-9347 or by email to email@example.com. When emailing comments, please indicate “Comments on Proposed Rules” in the subject line. Comments will be accepted for 30 days following publication of the proposal in the Texas Register.
Select the links below to view or print proposed rules