Maine Revised Statutes

§2271. Declaration of purpose

In order to safeguard the public health, safety and welfare, to protect the public from incompetent and unauthorized persons; to assure the highest degree of professional conduct on the part of occupational therapists and certified occupational therapy assistants; and to assure the availability of occupational therapy services of high quality to persons in need of those services, it is the purpose of this chapter to provide for the regulation of persons offering occupational therapy services. [1997, c. 294, §1 (AMD).]

1983, c. 746, §2 (NEW). 1997, c. 294, §1 (AMD).