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S1069.................................................by HEALTH AND WELFARE
CHIROPRACTORS - Adds to existing law to require that chiropractic
physicians shall carry professional liability insurance.
01/29 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing
02/01 Rpt prt - to Health/Wel
|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature First Regular Session - 1999
IN THE SENATE
SENATE BILL NO. 1069
BY HEALTH AND WELFARE COMMITTEE
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE IDAHO BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS; AMENDING CHAPTER 7,
3 TITLE 54, IDAHO CODE, BY THE ADDITION OF A NEW SECTION 54-716, IDAHO CODE,
4 TO REQUIRE THAT CHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANS SHALL CARRY LIABILITY INSURANCE.
5 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
6 SECTION 1. That Chapter 7, Title 54, Idaho Code, be, and the same is
7 hereby amended by the addition thereto of a NEW SECTION , to be
8 known and designated as Section 54-716, Idaho Code, and to read as follows:
9 54-716. PROFESSIONAL LIABILITY INSURANCE. Each licensee who is actively
10 licensed under this chapter shall, as a condition to licensing, carry profes-
11 sional liability insurance with an insurance company authorized to do business
12 in Idaho to cover a licensee's errors or omissions for all licensed activities
13 under the provisions of this chapter.
14 (1) The board shall determine by rule the terms and conditions of cover-
15 age required under the provisions of this section including, but not limited
16 to, the minimum limits of coverage, the permissible deductible and the permis-
17 sible exemptions.
18 (2) A certificate of coverage, showing compliance with the required terms
19 and conditions of coverage, shall be filed with the board by the license
20 renewal date by each licensee.
21 (3) The insurance coverage required in this section shall become effec-
22 tive as a condition of granting a license or renewing an active license on
23 July 1, 2000, and thereafter.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Idaho Board of Chiropractic Physicians
Amend existing statute by the addition of a new section to
establish all chiropractors must carry malpractice insurance.
There is no fiscal impact to the General Fund or dedicated
Name: Carmen Westberg
Age-ncy: Bur. Of Occupational Licenses; Bd. of Chiropractic
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact S1069