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Bill Detail: HB20-1210

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Title Sunset State Board Of Chiropractic Examiners
Status Governor Signed (06/29/2020)
Bill Subjects
  • Professions & Occupations
House Sponsors M. Duran (D)
Y. Caraveo (D)
Senate Sponsors R. Fields (D)
House Committee Health and Insurance
Senate Committee Finance
Date Introduced 01/30/2020

Sunset Process - House Health and Insurance Committee. The
bill implements the recommendations of the department of regulatory

agencies' sunset review and report on the functions of the state board of
chiropractic examiners (board) by:
  • Continuing the board for 9 years, until 2029 (sections 1
and 2
of the bill);
  • Repealing the requirement that members of the board be
citizens of the United States (section 1);
  • Repealing the requirement that an applicant for licensure
pass the examination given by the National Board of
Chiropractic Examiners and authorizing the board to
determine the appropriate examination (section 4);
  • Changing the continuing education requirements for a
licensed chiropractor (licensee) from 15 hours annually to
30 hours every 2 years (section 5);
  • Clarifying the grounds for discipline of a licensee
concerning the use or abuse of controlled substances or
alcohol and modifying the definition of unethical
advertising (section 6);
  • Requiring a licensee to notify the board of any physical or
mental conditions that limit the ability to safely deliver
chiropractic services and allowing the board to enter into
agreements with the licensee that specify the limitations on
the licensee's practice (sections 3, 6, and 7);
  • Clarifying that a license is not prohibited or required for a
chiropractic student or intern to perform chiropractic
services in this state while under the supervision of a
licensee (section 8); and
  • Allowing chiropractic students at board-approved schools
to perform supervised chiropractic services with the signed,
written consent of the patient (section 9).

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