36-10-49. Investigation of violations--Employment of counsel to assist in prosecution.

The Board of Examiners or the physical therapy committee, or both, shall investigate every alleged violation of this chapter pursuant to the procedures set forth in chapter 36-1C. If the alleged violation is committed by a nonlicensee, the board shall report the violation to the proper law enforcement officials wherein the act is committed. The board may employ special counsel subject to the supervision, control and direction of the attorney general, assist in the prosecution of violations of this chapter, and expend the necessary funds for such purpose.

Source: SL 1955, ch 96, § 14; SDC Supp 1960, § 27.09A12; SDCL, § 36-10-16; SL 1972, ch 205, § 29; SL 2021, ch 168, § 23.