S1068aa...............................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE CHIROPRACTORS - Amends existing law to require persons applying after June 30, 2004, for a license to practice chiropractic to have a four year degree. 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 02/17 To 14th Ord 02/23 Rpt out amen - to engros 02/24 Rpt engros - 1st rdg - to 2nd rdg as amen 02/25 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg as amen 03/02 Recommitted to Health/Wel
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1068, As Amended BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO THE BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS; AMENDING SECTION 54-709, 3 IDAHO CODE, TO REQUIRE A FOUR YEAR DEGREE AND TO PROVIDE APPLICATION OF 4 THE REQUIREMENT AFTER JUNE 30, 2004. 5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 6 SECTION 1. That Section 54-709, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 7 amended to read as follows: 8 54-709. LICENSURE BY WRITTEN EXAMINATION. (1) Except as provided by 9 section 54-710, Idaho Code, a Any person seeking to be 10 licensed to practice chiropractic in this state must successfully complete the 11 following requirements before a license will be issued: 12 (a) Each applicant must submit a completed written application to the 13 board on forms furnished by the board, which shall require proof of14 graduation from an acceptable school of chiropractic;accom- 15 panied by satisfactory evidence that the applicant: 16 (i) For applications received after June 30, 2004, has received a 17 bachelor's degree from a college or university accredited by an 18 accrediting body listed as nationally recognized by the secretary of 19 the federal department of education; and 20 (ii) Has graduated from a college of chiropractic approved by the 21 examining board. 22 (b) Each applicant must pass an examination conducted by or acceptable to 23 the board which shall thoroughly test the applicant's fitness to practice 24 chiropractic. Such examinations must include, but shall not be limited to, 25 the following subjects: anatomy and histology; clinical blood chemistry 26 and hematology; pathology; bacteriology; clinical nutrition; hygiene and 27 sanitation; physiology; symptomatology; urinalysis; chiropractic jurispru- 28 dence; chiropractic orthopedics; physiotherapy; chiropractic principles, 29 clinical and physical diagnosis; chiropractic adjustment; neurology, and 30 palpation. 31 (2) If an applicant fails to pass an examination on two (2) separate 32 occasions, he shall not be eligible to take the examination again for at least 33 one (1) year, and before taking the examination again, he must make a showing 34 to the board that he has successfully engaged in a course of study for the 35 purpose of improving his ability to engage in the practice of chiropractic. 36 Applicants who fail two (2) separate examinations in another state, territory 37 or district of the United States or Canada, must make a showing to the board 38 of successful completion of a course of study prior to examination for licen- 39 sure. 40 (3) Applicants may be personally interviewed by the board or a designated 41 committee of the board. The interviews may be conducted to specifically review 42 the applicant's qualifications and professional credentials. The applicant 43 shall be further examined by the board to determine that the applicant pos- 2 1 sesses the arts and skills of chiropractic adjusting.
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO |||| Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999 Moved by Whitworth Seconded by Crow IN THE SENATE SENATE AMENDMENT TO S.B. NO. 1068 1 AMENDMENT TO SECTION 1 2 On page 1 of the printed bill, in line 8, delete "Any" and insert: " 3 Except as provided by section 54-710, Idaho Code, a Any".
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS08365Cl Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians Amend existing statute to require a four year degree prior to entering chiropractic college with an effective date of June 30, 2004. FISCAL IMPACT There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund or dedicated funds. CONTACT Name: Carmen Westberg Agency: Bur. Of Occupational Licenses; Bd. of Chiropractic Physicians Phone: 334-3233 Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact S1068