PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
NATUROPATHIC MEDICINE LICENSING
54-5105. board of medicine and naturopathic medical board — powers and duties — funds. (1) The board of medicine shall administer, coordinate, and enforce the provisions of this chapter and, for that purpose, may hire such employees as may be necessary. The naturopathic medical board shall make recommendations to, and consult with, the board concerning qualification of applicants for licensure, issuance of licenses, renewal of licenses, discipline of licensees, and rules to be promulgated under this chapter.
(2) The board of medicine may, upon recommendation of the naturopathic medical board, or by its own motion, adopt rules pursuant to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter, including but not limited to rules relating to professional licensure examination, the establishment of ethical standards of practice, disciplinary proceedings, and license suspension, revocation, or restriction for persons holding a license to practice naturopathic medicine in this state.
(3) The naturopathic medical board shall hold meetings, conduct hearings, and keep records and minutes as are necessary to carry out its functions.
(4) All fees received under the provisions of this chapter shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the state board of medicine fund created in section 54-1809, Idaho Code, and all costs and expenses incurred by the board and naturopathic medical board under the provisions of this chapter shall be a charge against and paid from said fund for such purposes, and the funds collected hereunder shall be immediately available for the administration of this chapter. In no instance shall the state board of medicine fund be obligated to pay any claims which, in aggregate with claims already allowed, exceed the income to the state board of medicine fund that has been derived from the application of this chapter. Money paid into the state board of medicine fund pursuant to this chapter is hereby continuously appropriated to the board for expenditure in the manner prescribed in this section to defray the expenses of the board and naturopathic medical board in carrying out and enforcing the provisions of this chapter.
[54-5105, added 2019, ch. 208, sec. 1, p. 636.]