36-5-15.2. Regulation and licensing of practice of chiropractic and chiropractic radiography--Enforcement--Hearing officers.

The board shall:

(1)    Establish, by rule promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, standards for, and to promote, the safe and qualified practice of chiropractic;

(2)    Be responsible for all disciplinary proceedings under this chapter;

(3)    Establish, by rule promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, educational, training, and competency standards governing the examination and practice of practitioners under this chapter and specify the minimum educational qualifications general practitioners shall have to present themselves as chiropractic specialists to the public;

(4)    Examine, or cause to be examined, for competency, eligible applicants for licenses to practice chiropractic and chiropractic radiography;

(5)    Issue licenses to those applicants who successfully complete the licensure examination and renew the licenses of those who continue to meet the licensure standards of this chapter and the board's rules; and

(6)    Establish, by rule promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26, an annual registration fee, not to exceed fifty dollars from those persons practicing chiropractic radiography.

Source: SL 1985, ch 298, § 2; SL 2021, ch 173, § 21.