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Introduced Senate Bill (S)

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Chiropractic licensure. Amends the definition of "chiropractic". Allows chiropractors to perform certain procedures and functions that chiropractors are currently prohibited from performing. Provides that a member of the board of chiropractic examiners (board) may not serve for more than four consecutive terms. Allows the board to adopt rules concerning peer review. Provides that accreditation of a chiropractic college for licensure purposes may be by a successor organization of the Accreditation Commission of the Council on Chiropractic Education. Requires that after June 30, 2021, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic must have completed at least 90 semester hours of Chiropractic licensure. Amends the definition of "chiropractic". Allows chiropractors to perform certain procedures and functions that chiropractors are currently prohibited from performing. Provides that a member of the board of chiropractic examiners (board) may not serve for more than four consecutive terms. Allows the board to adopt rules concerning peer review. Provides that accreditation of a chiropractic college for licensure purposes may be by a successor organization of the Accreditation Commission of the Council on Chiropractic Education. Requires that after June 30, 2021, an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic must have completed at least 90 semester hours of education. Prohibits an individual from using certain titles or abbreviations to indicate or imply that the individual is a chiropractor unless the individual is a licensed chiropractor. Allows a chiropractor to perform certain therapies to the extent the chiropractor was taught the therapy in an accredited chiropractic college or university or an approved postgraduate program. ... View more