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HOUSE BILL NO. 394
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H0394........................................................by MR. SPEAKER
Requested by Bureau of Occupational Licenses
PODIATRY - LICENSES - Amends existing law to provide additional grounds for
the revocation, suspension or denial of a license to practice podiatry.
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|||| LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ||||
Fifty-fifth Legislature Second Regular Session - 2000
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
HOUSE BILL NO. 394
BY MR. SPEAKER
Requested by: Bureau of Occupational Licenses
1 AN ACT
2 RELATING TO THE IDAHO BOARD OF PODIATRY; AMENDING SECTION 54-608, IDAHO CODE,
3 TO PROVIDE FOR REVOCATION, SUSPENSION OR DENIAL OF A LICENSE FOR REASONS
4 OF MENTAL ILLNESS, PHYSICAL ILLNESS OR HAVING A COMMUNICABLE, CONTAGIOUS
5 OR INFECTIOUS DISEASE AND TO MAKE TECHNICAL CORRECTIONS; AND PROVIDING AN
6 EFFECTIVE DATE.
7 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho:
8 SECTION 1. That Section 54-608, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby
9 amended to read as follows:
10 54-608. GROUNDS FOR SUSPENSION, DENIAL, REFUSAL TO RENEW OR REVOCATION OF
11 LICENSE. No license may be issued, and a license previously issued may be sus-
12 pended or revoked, if the person applying, or the person licensed is:
13 (1 .) Found guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction of a felony or any
14 offense involving moral turpitude;
15 (2 .) Found by the board to be a repeated and excessive abuser of any
16 drug, including alcohol, or any controlled substance;
17 (3 .) Found by the board to be in violation of any provision of this act
18 or the rules promulgated pursuant thereto;
19 (4 .) Found by the board to have used fraud or deception in the procuring
20 of any license;
21 (5 .) Found by the board to have had any action, including denial of a
22 license or the voluntary surrender of or voluntary limitation on a license,
23 taken against the licensee by any peer review body, any health care institu-
24 tion, any professional medical society or association or any court, law
25 enforcement or governmental agency; or
26 (6 .) Found by the board to have been unethical, unprofessional or dishon-
27 orable in the practice of healing the sick; or
28 (7) Found by the board to be unable to practice podiatry with reasonable
29 skill and safety by reason of:
30 (a) Mental illness; or
31 (b) Physical illness including, but not limited to, physical deteriora-
32 tion which adversely affects cognitive, motor or perceptive skills; or
33 (c) Having a communicable, contagious or infectious disease which endan-
34 gers the health of patients.
35 SECTION 2. This act shall be in full force and effect on and after July
36 1, 2000.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE
Add to existing statute Section 54-608, Idaho Code, to provide for
revocation or suspension of a license or grounds for denial for
reasons of mental illness, physical illness or having a
communicable, contagious or infectious disease.
There is no fiscal impact to the general fund or dedicated funds.
Name: Tom Limbaugh
Agency: Bureau of Occupational Licenses; Idaho Bd. of Podiatry
Statement of Purpose/Fiscal Impact H0394