HB 1435 - Chiropractors; continuing education; scope of practice

First Reader Summary

A BILL to amend Chapter 9 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to chiropractors, so as to change the provisions relating to continuing education and the scope of practice of chiropractic; and for other purposes.

Henson, Michele (65th) Mueller, Anne O'Quin (152nd) Jones, Vernon A (71st)
Hudson, Sistie G (120th) Orrock, Nan (56th)
Status Summary HC: H&E SC: H&HS LA: 04/20/98 Signed by Governor
Page Numbers - 1
Code Sections - 43-9-11
House Action Senate
1/29/98 Read 1st Time 2/27/98
1/30/98 Read 2nd Time 3/12/98
2/20/98 Favorably Reported 3/12/98
Sub Committee Amend/Sub Sub
2/26/98 Read 3rd Time 3/18/98
2/26/98 Passed/Adopted 3/18/98
CS Comm/Floor Amend/Sub CS
3/19/98 Amend/Sub Agreed To
4/1/98 Sent to Governor
4/20/98 Signed by Governor
918 Act/Veto Number
1/1/99 Effective Date

HB 1435                                            HB 1435/AP 
 
      H. B. No. 1435 (AS PASSED HOUSE AND SENATE) 
      By:  Representatives Henson of the 65th, Mueller of the 
      152nd, Jones of the 71st, Hudson of the 120th and Orrock of 
      the 56th 
 
                        A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 
                               AN ACT 
 
 
  1- 1  To amend Chapter 9 of Title 43 of the Official Code of 
  1- 2  Georgia Annotated, relating  to chiropractors, so as to 
  1- 3  change the provisions relating to continuing education; to 
  1- 4  provide for an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; 
  1- 5  and for other purposes. 
 
  1- 6       BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF GEORGIA: 
 
  1- 7                           SECTION 1. 
 
  1- 8  Chapter 9 of Title 43 of the Official Code of Georgia 
  1- 9  Annotated, relating to chiropractors, is amended by striking 
  1-10  Code Section 43-9-11, relating to renewal of licenses, and 
  1-11  inserting in its place the following: 
 
  1-12    "43-9-11. 
 
  1-13    Every person who receives or has received a license to 
  1-14    practice chiropractic from the board shall pay the board 
  1-15    on or before the renewal date a fee in an amount 
  1-16    established by the board, payment of which shall renew his 
  1-17    or her license to practice chiropractic for the ensuing 
  1-18    two years, provided that the board has satisfactory 
  1-19    evidence that the applicant for renewal has completed a 
  1-20    minimum of 12 20 hours of continuing education per year as 
  1-21    approved by the board.  All chiropractic colleges teaching 
  1-22    an approved course of instruction shall be classified as 
  1-23    approved." 
 
  1-24                           SECTION 2. 
 
  1-25  This Act shall become effective on January 1, 1999. 
 
  1-26                           SECTION 3. 
 
  1-27  All laws and parts of laws in conflict with this Act are 
  1-28  repealed. 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98