|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.
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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
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
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:
1-13 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
1-24 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
Clerk of the House
Robert E. Rivers, Jr., Clerk
Last Updated on 04/28/98