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SENATE BILL NO. 1072 – Chiropractic Physicians Bd, nominat


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S1072.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS BOARD - Amends existing law to clarify the process
for nominations to the Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians.

01/29    Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/01    Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
02/10    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
02/11    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
02/15    3rd rdg - PASSED - 33-0-2
      AYES--Andreason, Boatright, Branch, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron,
      Crow, Danielson, Darrington, Davis, Deide, Dunklin, Frasure, Geddes,
      Hawkins, Ingram, Ipsen, Keough, Lee, McLaughlin, Noh, Parry,
      Richardson, Riggs, Risch, Sandy, Schroeder, Sorensen, Stegner,
      Thorne, Twiggs, Wheeler, Whitworth
      Absent and excused--King, Stennett
    Floor Sponsor - Wheeler
    Title apvd - to House
02/16    House intro - 1st rdg - to Health/Wel
03/09    Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg
03/10    2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg
03/16    3rd rdg - PASSED - 67-0-3
      AYES -- Alltus, Barraclough, Barrett, Bell, Bieter, Black, Boe,
      Bruneel, Callister, Campbell, Chase, Clark, Cuddy, Deal, Denney,
      Ellsworth, Field(13), Field(20), Gagner, Geddes, Gould, Hadley,
      Hammond, Hansen(23), Hansen(29), Henbest, Hornbeck, Jaquet, Jones,
      Judd, Kellogg, Kempton, Kendell, Kunz, Lake, Limbaugh, Loertscher,
      Mader, Marley, McKague, Meyer(Duncan), Montgomery, Mortensen, Moyle,
      Pischner, Pomeroy, Reynolds, Ridinger, Ringo, Robison, Sali,
      Schaefer, Smith, Smylie, Stevenson, Stoicheff, Stone, Taylor, Tilman,
      Tippets, Trail, Watson, Wheeler, Williams, Wood, Zimmermann,
      Mr Speaker
      NAYS -- None
      Absent and excused -- Crow, Linford, Sellman
    Floor Sponsor - Hansen(23)
    Title apvd - to Senate
03/17    To enrol - rpt enrol - Pres signed
03/18    Sp signed
03/19    To Governor
03/23    Governor signed
         Session Law Chapter 164
         Effective: 07/01/99

Bill Text


 ||||              LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO             ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature                 First Regular Session - 1999

                                      IN THE SENATE

                                   SENATE BILL NO. 1072

                             BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE

 1                                        AN ACT

 4    Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:

 5        SECTION  1.  That  Section  54-706, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
 6    amended to read as follows:

 7        54-706.  STATE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC  PHYSICIANS  CREATED.  (1)  There  is
 8    hereby  established in the department of self-governing agencies a state board
 9    of chiropractic physicians to be composed of five (5) members. Members of  the
10    board  of  chiropractic  examiners, as it exists on the effective date of this
11    act are hereby confirmed as members of the board for the terms to  which  they
12    were  originally  appointed.  The additional members shall be appointed by the
13    governor, with one (1) member appointed for a term of one (1) year and one (1)
14    member for a term of two (2) years. Thereafter, as each member's term expires,
15    the subsequent appointment shall be for a term of three (3) years.  No  person
16    may be appointed for more than two (2) consecutive terms.
17        (2)  The  board  shall  be appointed by the governor, and shall consist of
18    four (4) physicians who are licensed to practice chiropractic in  this  state,
19    and  each of whom shall have been engaged continuously in the practice of chi-
20    ropractic within the state of Idaho for a period of not less  than  three  (3)
21    years prior to his appointment.  Whenever a term of a physician member of
22    the  board  expires  or the office becomes vacant   Sixty (60) days
23    prior to the expiration of the regular term of a member of the board, or  upon
24    the  occurrence  or  declaration  of  a vacancy in the membership of the board
25    , a notice of such vacancy shall be sent by the board to  each  licensed
26    physician  within  the state. During the following thirty (30) days, the board
27    shall receive petitions for nominations for physicians to be appointed to fill
28    said vacancies and, in the event such petitions shall be signed  by  not  less
29    than ten (10) physicians licensed to practice within the state, said petitions
30    shall  be  forwarded  by  the board to the governor. The governor shall within
31    fifteen (15) days following receipt of said petitions appoint a  physician  to
32    fill said vacancy from among the persons nominated by petition as hereinbefore
33    set forth. Appointments to fill vacancies occurring for some other reason than
34    expiration  of  a  term for which a member was appointed, shall be made in the
35    same manner as set forth for the unexpired term. The governor may  remove  any
36    member of the board found guilty of malfeasance, misfeasance or nonfeasance.
37        (3)  The  governor shall appoint a representative of the public as one (1)
38    member of the board who shall be designated as the public member.  The  public
39    member of the board shall be a resident of the state of Idaho who has attained
40    the  age of twenty-one (21) years, and shall not be nor shall ever have been a
41    physician, the spouse of a physician, a person licensed under the laws of  any
42    state  to  practice  a  healing art, or a person who has or has had a material
43    financial interest in providing health care services.


 1        (4)  The board shall elect a chairman from its membership. The members  of
 2    the  board,  except  for  state employees, shall be compensated as provided by
 3    section 59-509(n), Idaho Code. Three (3) members of the board shall constitute
 4    a quorum, and the board may act by virtue of a majority vote of members  pres-
 5    ent at a meeting.

Statement of Purpose / Fiscal Impact

                          STATEMENT OF PURPOSE


Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians

Amend existing statute to clarify the board appointment and nomination
process to occur prior to the expiration of the board members term.

                             FISCAL IMPACT

There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund or dedicated funds.

Name: Carmen Westberg
Agency: Bur. of Occupational Licenses; Bd. of Chiropractic Physicians
Phone: 334-3233

Statement of Purpose/Fisaal Impact         S1072