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54-4705.  Board of acupuncture — Powers and duties — Funds. (1) The board shall have the authority to:
(a)  Determine the qualifications of persons applying for licensure, certification and acupuncture trainee permits pursuant to this chapter and define, by rule, the appropriate scope of acupuncture services that may be rendered to the public in this state;
(b)  Hire or appoint employees, including an executive director, investigators, attorneys, consultants and independent hearing examiners;
(c)  Establish, pursuant to the administrative procedure act, such rules as are necessary for the administration of this chapter, including standards for professional conduct that reflect current practice standards and promote inclusion of innovations and advances in acupuncture;
(d)  Conduct investigations and examinations and hold hearings;
(e)  Collect fees and other funds as prescribed by this chapter;
(f)  Contract, sue and be sued, and pursue other matters lawful in this state;
(g)  Provide such other services and perform such other functions as are necessary and desirable to fulfill its purposes;
(h)  Adopt rules requiring continuing education as a condition of continued licensure or certification.
(2)  All fees received under the provisions of this chapter shall be paid to the division of occupational and professional licenses and deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the occupational licenses fund and all costs and expenses incurred under the provisions of this chapter shall be a charge against and paid from said fund.

[54-4705, added 1999, ch. 379, sec. 1, p. 1041; am. 2000, ch. 28, sec. 2, p. 54; am. 2002, ch. 81, sec. 1, p. 184; am. 2011, ch. 75, sec. 2, p. 157; am. 2022, ch. 94, sec. 61, p. 322.]

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