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HB 1688 Practice of chiropractic; certain medical evaluations.

Introduced by: Ronald A. Villanueva | all patrons    ...    notes | add to my profiles

SUMMARY AS INTRODUCED:

Practice of chiropractic; certain medical evaluations. Provides that the practice of chiropractic medicine shall include performing the physical examination of an applicant for a commercial driver's license or commercial learner's permit if the practitioner has (i) applied for and received a certificate as a medical examiner from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration in accordance with 49 C.F.R. Part 390, Subpart D and (ii) registered with the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners. The bill also provides that it shall be unprofessional conduct for any person to perform the services of a medical examiner as defined in 49 C.F.R. § 390.5 if, at the time such services are performed, the person performing such services is not listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners or fails to meet the requirements for continuing to be listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners.


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