IC 25TITLE 25. PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
           Art.    0.5.APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN IC 25-1
           Art.    1.GENERAL PROVISIONS
           Art.    2.REPEALED
           Art.    2.1.ACCOUNTANTS
           Art.    2.5.ACUPUNCTURISTS
           Art.    3.REPEALED
           Art.    3.5.REPEALED
           Art.    3.7.ANESTHESIOLOGIST ASSISTANTS
           Art.    4.ARCHITECTS
           Art.    5.REPEALED
           Art.    5.1.ATHLETIC TRAINERS
           Art.    5.2.ATHLETE AGENTS
           Art.    6.REPEALED
           Art.    6.1.AUCTIONEERS AND AUCTIONS
           Art.    7.REPEALED
           Art.    8.BEAUTY CULTURE
           Art.    9.BOXING AND SPARRING MATCHES
           Art.    10.CHIROPRACTORS
           Art.    11.COLLECTION AGENCIES
           Art.    12.REPEALED
           Art.    13.DENTAL HYGIENISTS
           Art.    14.DENTISTS
           Art.    14.3.DIABETES EDUCATORS
           Art.    14.5.DIETITIANS
           Art.    15.EMBALMERS AND FUNERAL DIRECTORS
           Art.    16.EMPLOYMENT SERVICES
           Art.    17.REPEALED
           Art.    17.3.GENETIC COUNSELORS
           Art.    17.5.REPEALED
           Art.    17.6.PROFESSIONAL GEOLOGISTS
           Art.    18.REGULATION OF DISTRESS SALES
           Art.    19.HEALTH FACILITY ADMINISTRATORS
           Art.    20.HEARING AID DEALERS
           Art.    20.2.HOME INSPECTIONS
           Art.    20.5.REPEALED
           Art.    20.7.INTERIOR DESIGNERS
           Art.    21.REPEALED
           Art.    21.5.LAND SURVEYORS
           Art.    21.8.MASSAGE THERAPISTS
           Art.    22.REPEALED
           Art.    22.5.PHYSICIANS
           Art.    23.NURSES
           Art.    23.1.REPEALED
           Art.    23.2.REPEALED
           Art.    23.3.EXPIRED
           Art.    23.4.CERTIFIED DIRECT ENTRY MIDWIVES
           Art.    23.5.OCCUPATIONAL THERAPISTS
           Art.    23.6.BEHAVIORAL HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES PROFESSIONALS
           Art.    23.7.MANUFACTURED HOME INSTALLERS
           Art.    24.OPTOMETRISTS
           Art.    25.PEDDLERS, VENDORS, AND HAWKERS
           Art.    26.PHARMACISTS, PHARMACIES, DRUG STORES
           Art.    27.PHYSICAL THERAPISTS
           Art.    27.5.PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS
           Art.    28.BOAT PILOTS
           Art.    28.5.PLUMBERS
           Art.    29.PODIATRISTS
           Art.    30.PRIVATE INVESTIGATOR FIRMS, SECURITY GUARDS, AND POLYGRAPH EXAMINERS
           Art.    31.PROFESSIONAL ENGINEERS
           Art.    31.5.PROFESSIONAL SOIL SCIENTISTS
           Art.    32.ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH SPECIALISTS
           Art.    33.PSYCHOLOGISTS
           Art.    34.REPEALED
           Art.    34.1.REAL ESTATE BROKERS AND SALESPERSONS
           Art.    34.5.RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS
           Art.    35.REPEALED
           Art.    35.6.SPEECH PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS
           Art.    36.REPEALED
           Art.    36.1.CERTIFIED SURGICAL TECHNOLOGISTS
           Art.    36.5.TIMBER BUYERS
           Art.    37.TRANSIENT MERCHANTS
           Art.    37.5.DEALERS IN VALUABLE METALS
           Art.    38.REPEALED
           Art.    38.1.VETERINARIANS
           Art.    39.WATER WELL DRILLING CONTRACTORS
           Art.    40.EMPLOYEE ASSISTANCE PROFESSIONALS
           Art.    41.BEHAVIOR ANALYSTS

 

IC 25-0.5ARTICLE 0.5. APPLICABILITY OF CERTAIN PROVISIONS IN IC 25-1
           Ch. 1.Initial License or Certificate Under IC 25-1-1.1-4
           Ch. 2.Permits, Licenses, Certificates of Registration, and Evidences of Authority Under IC 25-1-2-2.1
           Ch. 3.Entities Under IC 25-1-2-6
           Ch. 4."Board" as Used in IC 25-1-4
           Ch. 5.Performance of Administrative Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities for Entities by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Under IC 25-1-5-3
           Ch. 6."Provider" as Used in IC 25-1-5-10
           Ch. 7.Performance of Administrative Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities for Entities by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Under IC 25-1-6-3
           Ch. 8."Regulated Occupation" for Purposes of IC 25-1-7
           Ch. 9."Board" as Used in IC 25-1-8
           Ch. 10."Board" as Used in IC 25-1-8-6
           Ch. 11."Board" as Used in IC 25-1-9
           Ch. 12."Board" as Used in IC 25-1-11

 

IC 25-0.5-1Chapter 1. Initial License or Certificate Under IC 25-1-1.1-4
           25-0.5-1-1Applicability
           25-0.5-1-2Acupuncturists
           25-0.5-1-2.3Application; anesthesiologist assistants
           25-0.5-1-2.5Athletic trainers
           25-0.5-1-3Chiropractors
           25-0.5-1-4Dental hygienists
           25-0.5-1-5Dentists
           25-0.5-1-5.5Application; diabetes educators
           25-0.5-1-6Dietitians
           25-0.5-1-7Genetic counselors
           25-0.5-1-8Health facility and residential care facility administrators
           25-0.5-1-9Massage therapists
           25-0.5-1-10Physicians
           25-0.5-1-11Nurses
           25-0.5-1-12Certified direct entry midwives
           25-0.5-1-13Occupational therapists
           25-0.5-1-14Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and counselors
           25-0.5-1-15Optometrists
           25-0.5-1-16Pharmacists
           25-0.5-1-17Physical therapists
           25-0.5-1-18Physician assistants
           25-0.5-1-19Podiatrists
           25-0.5-1-20Psychologists
           25-0.5-1-21Respiratory care practitioners
           25-0.5-1-22Speech pathologists and audiologists
           25-0.5-1-23Veterinarians

 

IC 25-0.5-1-1Applicability

     Sec. 1. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual described in this chapter who is applying for, or will be applying for, an initial license or an initial certificate.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-2Acupuncturists

     Sec. 2. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-2.5 (acupuncturists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-2.3Application; anesthesiologist assistants

     Sec. 2.3. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-3.7 (anesthesiologist assistants).

As added by P.L.58-2014, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-2.5Athletic trainers

     Sec. 2.5. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-5.1 (athletic trainers).

As added by P.L.139-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-3Chiropractors

     Sec. 3. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-10 (chiropractors).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-4Dental hygienists

     Sec. 4. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-13 (dental hygienists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-5Dentists

     Sec. 5. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-14 (dentists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-5.5Application; diabetes educators

     Sec. 5.5. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-14.3 (diabetes educators).

As added by P.L.58-2014, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-6Dietitians

     Sec. 6. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-14.5 (dietitians).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-7Genetic counselors

     Sec. 7. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-17.3 (genetic counselors).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-8Health facility and residential care facility administrators

     Sec. 8. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-19 (health facility and residential care facility administrators).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-9Massage therapists

     Sec. 9. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-21.8 (massage therapists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-10Physicians

     Sec. 10. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-22.5 (physicians).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-11Nurses

     Sec. 11. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-23 (nurses).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-12Certified direct entry midwives

     Sec. 12. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-23.4 (certified direct entry midwives).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-13Occupational therapists

     Sec. 13. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-23.5 (occupational therapists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-14Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and counselors

     Sec. 14. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-23.6 (social workers, marriage and family therapists, and counselors).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-15Optometrists

     Sec. 15. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-24 (optometrists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-16Pharmacists

     Sec. 16. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-26 (pharmacists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-17Physical therapists

     Sec. 17. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-27 (physical therapists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-18Physician assistants

     Sec. 18. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-27.5 (physician assistants).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-19Podiatrists

     Sec. 19. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-29 (podiatrists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-20Psychologists

     Sec. 20. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-33 (psychologists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-21Respiratory care practitioners

     Sec. 21. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-34.5 (respiratory care practitioners).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-22Speech pathologists and audiologists

     Sec. 22. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-35.6 (speech pathologists and audiologists).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-1-23Veterinarians

     Sec. 23. IC 25-1-1.1-4 applies to an individual licensed or certified under IC 25-38.1 (veterinarians).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2Chapter 2. Permits, Licenses, Certificates of Registration, and Evidences of Authority Under IC 25-1-2-2.1
           25-0.5-2-1Applicability
           25-0.5-2-2Certified public accountants, public accountants, and accounting practitioners
           25-0.5-2-3Architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-2-4Professional engineers
           25-0.5-2-5Professional surveyors
           25-0.5-2-6Real estate brokers
           25-0.5-2-7Real estate agents
           25-0.5-2-8Security dealers
           25-0.5-2-9Dental hygienists
           25-0.5-2-10Dentists
           25-0.5-2-11Veterinarians
           25-0.5-2-12Physicians
           25-0.5-2-13Chiropractors
           25-0.5-2-14Physical therapists
           25-0.5-2-15Optometrists
           25-0.5-2-16Pharmacists and assistants, drugstores, or pharmacies
           25-0.5-2-17Mobile home communities
           25-0.5-2-18Nurses
           25-0.5-2-19Podiatrists
           25-0.5-2-20Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants
           25-0.5-2-21Respiratory care practitioners
           25-0.5-2-22Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors
           25-0.5-2-23Real estate appraisers
           25-0.5-2-24Wholesale legend drug distributors
           25-0.5-2-25Physician assistants
           25-0.5-2-26Dietitians
           25-0.5-2-27Athlete agents
           25-0.5-2-28Manufactured home installers
           25-0.5-2-29Home inspectors
           25-0.5-2-30Massage therapists
           25-0.5-2-31Interior designers
           25-0.5-2-32Genetic counselors
           25-0.5-2-33Direct entry midwives
           25-0.5-2-34Application; anesthesiologist assistants
           25-0.5-2-35Application; diabetes educators

 

IC 25-0.5-2-1Applicability

     Sec. 1. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to the permits, licenses, certificates of registration, and evidences of authority described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-2Certified public accountants, public accountants, and accounting practitioners

     Sec. 2. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to permits or certificates held by certified public accountants, public accountants, and accounting practitioners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-3Architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certificates of registration held by architects and landscape architects.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-4Professional engineers

     Sec. 4. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certificates of registration held by professional engineers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-5Professional surveyors

     Sec. 5. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certificates of registration held by professional surveyors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-6Real estate brokers

     Sec. 6. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by real estate brokers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-7Real estate agents

     Sec. 7. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by real estate agents.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-8Security dealers

     Sec. 8. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses issued by the securities commissioner to security dealers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-9Dental hygienists

     Sec. 9. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by dental hygienists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-10Dentists

     Sec. 10. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by dentists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-11Veterinarians

     Sec. 11. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by veterinarians.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-12Physicians

     Sec. 12. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by physicians.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-13Chiropractors

     Sec. 13. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by chiropractors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-14Physical therapists

     Sec. 14. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by physical therapists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-15Optometrists

     Sec. 15. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by optometrists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-16Pharmacists and assistants, drugstores, or pharmacies

     Sec. 16. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses or permits held by pharmacists and assistants, drugstores, or pharmacies.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-17Mobile home communities

     Sec. 17. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by mobile home communities.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-18Nurses

     Sec. 18. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by nurses.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-19Podiatrists

     Sec. 19. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by podiatrists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-20Occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants

     Sec. 20. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by occupational therapists and occupational therapy assistants.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-21Respiratory care practitioners

     Sec. 21. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by respiratory care practitioners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-22Social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors

     Sec. 22. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by social workers, marriage and family therapists, and mental health counselors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-23Real estate appraisers

     Sec. 23. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses or certificates issued by the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board to real estate appraisers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-24Wholesale legend drug distributors

     Sec. 24. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by wholesale legend drug distributors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-25Physician assistants

     Sec. 25. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by physician assistants.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-26Dietitians

     Sec. 26. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certifications held by dietitians.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-27Athlete agents

     Sec. 27. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certificates of registration held by athlete agents.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-28Manufactured home installers

     Sec. 28. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by manufactured home installers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-29Home inspectors

     Sec. 29. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by home inspectors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-30Massage therapists

     Sec. 30. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by massage therapists.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.267-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-31Interior designers

     Sec. 31. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to registrations held by interior designers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-32Genetic counselors

     Sec. 32. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by genetic counselors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-33Direct entry midwives

     Sec. 33. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to certifications held by direct entry midwives.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-34Application; anesthesiologist assistants

     Sec. 34. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by anesthesiologist assistants.

As added by P.L.58-2014, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-0.5-2-35Application; diabetes educators

     Sec. 35. IC 25-1-2-2.1 applies to licenses held by diabetes educators.

As added by P.L.58-2014, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-0.5-3Chapter 3. Entities Under IC 25-1-2-6
           25-0.5-3-1Applicability
           25-0.5-3-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-3-3Indiana grain buyers and warehouse licensing agency
           25-0.5-3-4Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-3-5Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-3-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-3-7Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-3-8Secretary of state
           25-0.5-3-9State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-3-10State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-3-11Worker's compensation board of Indiana
           25-0.5-3-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-3-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners
           25-0.5-3-14Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-3-15Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-3-16Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-3-17Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-3-18Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-3-19Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-3-20State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-3-21State psychology board
           25-0.5-3-22Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-3-23Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-3-24Department of natural resources
           25-0.5-3-25Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-3-26Mining board
           25-0.5-3-27Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-3-28State department of health
           25-0.5-3-29Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-3-30Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-3-31Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-3-32Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-3-33Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-3-34State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-3-35Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-3-36Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-3-37Attorney general, for the regulation of athlete agents
           25-0.5-3-38Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-3-39Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-3-40State board of massage therapy
           25-0.5-3-41Midwifery committee
           25-0.5-3-42Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

 

IC 25-0.5-3-1Applicability

     Sec. 1. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana board of accountancy.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-3Indiana grain buyers and warehouse licensing agency

     Sec. 3. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana grain buyers and warehouse licensing agency.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-4Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 4. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana auctioneer commission.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-5Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 5. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the board of registration for architects and landscape architects.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 6. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-7Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 7. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the medical licensing board of Indiana.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-8Secretary of state

     Sec. 8. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the secretary of state.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-9State board of dentistry

     Sec. 9. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of dentistry.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-10State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 10. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of funeral and cemetery service.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-11Worker's compensation board of Indiana

     Sec. 11. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the worker's compensation board of Indiana.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 12. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana state board of health facility administrators.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners

     Sec. 13. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the committee of hearing aid dealer examiners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-14Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 14. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana state board of nursing.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-15Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 15. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana optometry board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-16Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 16. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana board of pharmacy.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-17Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 17. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana plumbing commission.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-18Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 18. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the board of podiatric medicine.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-19Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 19. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the private investigator and security guard licensing board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-20State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 20. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of registration for professional engineers.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-21State psychology board

     Sec. 21. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state psychology board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-22Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 22. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana real estate commission.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-23Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 23. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the speech-language pathology and audiology board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-24Department of natural resources

     Sec. 24. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the department of natural resources.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-25Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 25. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the board of chiropractic examiners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-26Mining board

     Sec. 26. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the mining board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-27Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 27. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-28State department of health

     Sec. 28. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state department of health.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-29Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 29. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana physical therapy committee.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-30Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 30. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the respiratory care committee.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-31Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 31. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the occupational therapy committee.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-32Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 32. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the behavioral health and human services licensing board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-33Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 33. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-34State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 34. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of registration for professional surveyors.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-35Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 35. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the physician assistant committee.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-36Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 36. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the Indiana dietitians certification board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-37Attorney general, for the regulation of athlete agents

     Sec. 37. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the attorney general (only for the regulation of athlete agents).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-38Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 38. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the manufactured home installer licensing board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-39Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 39. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the home inspectors licensing board.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-40State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 40. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the state board of massage therapy.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-41Midwifery committee

     Sec. 41. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to the midwifery committee.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-3-42Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

     Sec. 42. IC 25-1-2-6(b) applies to any other occupational or professional agency created after June 30, 1981.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4Chapter 4. "Board" as Used in IC 25-1-4
           25-0.5-4-1"Board"
           25-0.5-4-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-4-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-4-4Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-4-5Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-4-6Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-4-7State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-4-8State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-4-9Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-4-10State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-4-11State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-4-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-4-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners
           25-0.5-4-14Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-4-15State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-4-16Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-4-17Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-4-18Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-4-19Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-4-20Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-4-21Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-4-22Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-4-23Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-4-24Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-4-25Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-4-26Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-4-27State psychology board
           25-0.5-4-28Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-4-29Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-4-30Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-4-31Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-4-32Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-4-33Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

 

IC 25-0.5-4-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-4, "board" means any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. The Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. The board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-4Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 4. The Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-5Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 5. The Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-6Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 6. The board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-7State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 7. The state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-8State board of dentistry

     Sec. 8. The state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-9Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 9. The Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-10State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 10. The state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-11State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 11. The state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 12. The Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners

     Sec. 13. The committee of hearing aid dealer examiners (IC 25-20-1-1.5) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-14Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 14. The home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-15State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 15. The state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-16Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 16. The manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-17Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 17. The medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-18Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 18. The Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-19Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 19. The occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-20Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 20. The Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-21Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 21. The Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-22Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 22. The Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-23Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 23. The physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-24Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 24. The Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-25Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 25. The board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-26Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 26. The private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-27State psychology board

     Sec. 27. The state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-28Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 28. The Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-29Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 29. The real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-30Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 30. The respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-31Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 31. The behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-32Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 32. The speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-4-33Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 33. The Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-4.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5Chapter 5. Performance of Administrative Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities for Entities by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Under IC 25-1-5-3
           25-0.5-5-1Performance of certain functions by Indiana professional licensing agency
           25-0.5-5-2Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-5-3State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-5-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-5-5Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-5-6Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-5-7Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-5-8Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-5-9Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-5-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-5-11State psychology board
           25-0.5-5-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-5-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners
           25-0.5-5-14Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-5-15Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-5-16Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-5-17Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-5-18Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-5-19Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-5-20Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-5-21Midwifery committee

 

IC 25-0.5-5-1Performance of certain functions by Indiana professional licensing agency

     Sec. 1. This chapter sets forth the entities for which the Indiana professional licensing agency performs administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-2Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 2. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-3State board of dentistry

     Sec. 3. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 4. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-5Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 5. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-6Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 6. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-7Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 7. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-8Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 8. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-9Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 9. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 10. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-11State psychology board

     Sec. 11. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state psychology board (IC 25-33) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 12. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1-2) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners

     Sec. 13. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the committee of hearing aid dealer examiners (IC 25-20) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-14Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 14. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-15Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 15. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-16Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 16. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-17Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 17. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-18Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 18. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-19Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 19. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-20Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 20. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-5-21Midwifery committee

     Sec. 21. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the midwifery committee (IC 25-23.4-2-1) under IC 25-1-5-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6Chapter 6. "Provider" as Used in IC 25-1-5-10
           25-0.5-6-1"Provider"
           25-0.5-6-2Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-6-3State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-6-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-6-5Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-6-6Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-6-7Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-6-8Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-6-9Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-6-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-6-11State psychology board
           25-0.5-6-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-6-13Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-6-14Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-6-15Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-6-16Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-6-17Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-6-18Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-6-19Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-6-20Midwifery committee

 

IC 25-0.5-6-1"Provider"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-5-10, "provider" means an individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-2Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 2. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-3State board of dentistry

     Sec. 3. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 4. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-5Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 5. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-6Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 6. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-7Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 7. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-8Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 8. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-9Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 9. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 10. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-11State psychology board

     Sec. 11. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 12. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1-2) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-13Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 13. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-14Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 14. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-15Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 15. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-16Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 16. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-17Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 17. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-18Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 18. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-19Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 19. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-6-20Midwifery committee

     Sec. 20. An individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by the midwifery committee (IC 25-23.4-2-1) is a provider under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7Chapter 7. Performance of Administrative Functions, Duties, and Responsibilities for Entities by the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency Under IC 25-1-6-3
           25-0.5-7-1Performance of certain functions by Indiana professional licensing agency
           25-0.5-7-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-7-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-7-4Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-7-5State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-7-6State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-7-7State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-7-8Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-7-9Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-7-10Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-7-11Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-7-12State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-7-13Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-7-14Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-7-15State board of massage therapy

 

IC 25-0.5-7-1Performance of certain functions by Indiana professional licensing agency

     Sec. 1. This chapter sets forth the entities for which the Indiana professional licensing agency performs administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-4Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 4. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-5State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 5. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-6State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 6. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-7State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 7. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-8Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 8. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-9Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 9. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-10Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 10. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-11Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 11. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-12State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 12. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-13Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 13. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-14Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 14. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-7-15State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 15. The Indiana professional licensing agency shall perform administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the state board of massage therapy (IC 25-21.8-2-1) under IC 25-1-6-3(a).

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8Chapter 8. "Regulated Occupation" for Purposes of IC 25-1-7
           25-0.5-8-1"Regulated occupation"
           25-0.5-8-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-8-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-8-4Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-8-5Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-8-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-8-7State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-8-8State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-8-9State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-8-10Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-8-11Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-8-12Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-8-13Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-8-14Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-8-15Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-8-16Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-8-17State psychology board
           25-0.5-8-18Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-8-19Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-8-20Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-8-21Department of natural resources
           25-0.5-8-22Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-8-23Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-8-24Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-8-25Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-8-26Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-8-27State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-8-28Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-8-29Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-8-30Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-8-31Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-8-32Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-8-33Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-8-34State department of health
           25-0.5-8-35State board of massage therapy
           25-0.5-8-36Midwifery committee
           25-0.5-8-37Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

 

IC 25-0.5-8-1"Regulated occupation"

     Sec. 1. For purposes of IC 25-1-7, "regulated occupation" means an occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by one (1) of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-4Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 4. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-5Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 5. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 6. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-7State board of dentistry

     Sec. 7. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-8State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 8. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-9State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 9. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-10Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 10. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-11Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 11. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-12Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 12. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-13Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 13. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-14Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 14. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-15Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 15. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-16Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 16. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-17State psychology board

     Sec. 17. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-18Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 18. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-19Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 19. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1-2) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-20Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 20. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-21Department of natural resources

     Sec. 21. A well water driller licensed by the department of natural resources under IC 25-39-3 is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-22Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 22. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-23Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 23. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-24Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 24. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-25Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 25. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-26Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 26. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-27State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 27. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-28Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 28. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-29Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 29. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-30Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 30. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-31Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 31. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-32Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 32. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-33Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 33. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-34State department of health

     Sec. 34. Regarding out-of-state mobile health care entities, an occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state department of health is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-35State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 35. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the state board of massage therapy (IC 25-21.8-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-36Midwifery committee

     Sec. 36. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the midwifery committee (IC 25-23.4-2-1) is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-8-37Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

     Sec. 37. An occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by any other occupational or professional agency created after June 30, 1981, is a regulated occupation under IC 25-1-7.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9Chapter 9. "Board" as Used in IC 25-1-8
           25-0.5-9-1"Board"
           25-0.5-9-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-9-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-9-4Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-9-5Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-9-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-9-7State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-9-8State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-9-9State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-9-10Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-9-11Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-9-12Mining board
           25-0.5-9-13Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-9-14Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-9-15Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-9-16Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-9-17State psychology board
           25-0.5-9-18Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-9-19Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-9-20Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-9-21Department of insurance
           25-0.5-9-22State police department
           25-0.5-9-23Department of natural resources
           25-0.5-9-24Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-9-25Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-9-26Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-9-27Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-9-28State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-9-29Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-9-30Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-9-31Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-9-32Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-9-33Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-9-34Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-9-35Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-9-36State board of massage therapy
           25-0.5-9-37Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

 

IC 25-0.5-9-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-8, "board" means any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. The Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. The board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-4Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 4. The Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-5Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 5. The board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-6State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 6. The state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-7State board of dentistry

     Sec. 7. The state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-8State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 8. The state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-9State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 9. The state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-10Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 10. The Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-11Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 11. The medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-12Mining board

     Sec. 12. The mining board (IC 22-10-1.5-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-13Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 13. The Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-14Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 14. The Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-15Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 15. The Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-16Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 16. The Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-17State psychology board

     Sec. 17. The state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-18Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 18. The speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-19Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 19. The Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-20Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 20. The Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-21Department of insurance

     Sec. 21. The department of insurance (IC 27-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-22State police department

     Sec. 22. For purposes of certifying polygraph examiners under IC 25-30-2, the state police department (IC 10-11-2-4) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-23Department of natural resources

     Sec. 23. For purposes of licensing water well drillers under IC 25-39-3, the department of natural resources is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-24Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 24. The private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-25Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 25. The occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-26Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 26. The behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-27Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 27. The real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-28State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 28. The state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-29Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 29. The physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-30Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 30. The Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-31Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 31. The board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-32Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 32. The Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-33Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 33. The Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-34Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 34. The manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-35Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 35. The home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-36State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 36. The state board of massage therapy (IC 25-21.8-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-9-37Other occupational or professional agencies created after June 30, 1981

     Sec. 37. Any other occupational or professional agency created after June 30, 1981, is a board under IC 25-1-8.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10Chapter 10. "Board" as Used in IC 25-1-8-6
           25-0.5-10-1"Board"
           25-0.5-10-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-10-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-10-4Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-10-5Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-10-6Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-10-7State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-10-8State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-10-9Indiana dietitians certification board
           25-0.5-10-10State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-10-11State board of funeral and cemetery service
           25-0.5-10-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-10-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners
           25-0.5-10-14Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-10-15State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-10-16Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-10-17Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-10-18Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-10-19Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-10-20Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-10-21Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-10-22Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-10-23Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-10-24Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-10-25Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-10-26Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-10-27State psychology board
           25-0.5-10-28Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-10-29Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-10-30Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-10-31Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-10-32Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-10-33Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-10-34State board of massage therapy

 

IC 25-0.5-10-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-1.1 and IC 25-1-8-6, "board" means any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.177-2015, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. The Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. The board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-4Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 4. The Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-5Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 5. The Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-6Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 6. The board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-7State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 7. The state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-8State board of dentistry

     Sec. 8. The state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-9Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 9. The Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-10State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 10. The state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-11State board of funeral and cemetery service

     Sec. 11. The state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-12Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 12. The Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-13Committee of hearing aid dealer examiners

     Sec. 13. The committee of hearing aid dealer examiners (IC 25-20-1-1.5) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-14Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 14. The home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-15State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 15. The state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-16Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 16. The manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-17Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 17. The medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-18Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 18. The Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-19Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 19. The occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-20Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 20. The Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-21Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 21. The Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-22Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 22. The Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-23Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 23. The physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-24Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 24. The Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-25Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 25. The board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-26Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 26. The private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-27State psychology board

     Sec. 27. The state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-28Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 28. The Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-29Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 29. The real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-30Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 30. The respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-31Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 31. The behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-32Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 32. The speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-33Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 33. The Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-10-34State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 34. The state board of massage therapy (IC 25-21.8-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-8-6.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11Chapter 11. "Board" as Used in IC 25-1-9
           25-0.5-11-1"Board"
           25-0.5-11-2Board of chiropractic examiners
           25-0.5-11-3State board of dentistry
           25-0.5-11-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators
           25-0.5-11-5Medical licensing board of Indiana
           25-0.5-11-6Indiana state board of nursing
           25-0.5-11-7Indiana optometry board
           25-0.5-11-8Indiana board of pharmacy
           25-0.5-11-9Board of podiatric medicine
           25-0.5-11-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board
           25-0.5-11-11State psychology board
           25-0.5-11-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners
           25-0.5-11-13Indiana physical therapy committee
           25-0.5-11-14Respiratory care committee
           25-0.5-11-15Occupational therapy committee
           25-0.5-11-16Behavioral health and human services licensing board
           25-0.5-11-17Physician assistant committee
           25-0.5-11-18Indiana athletic trainers board
           25-0.5-11-19Indiana dietitians certification board

 

IC 25-0.5-11-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-9, "board" means any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-2Board of chiropractic examiners

     Sec. 2. The board of chiropractic examiners (IC 25-10-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-3State board of dentistry

     Sec. 3. The state board of dentistry (IC 25-14-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-4Indiana state board of health facility administrators

     Sec. 4. The Indiana state board of health facility administrators (IC 25-19-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-5Medical licensing board of Indiana

     Sec. 5. The medical licensing board of Indiana (IC 25-22.5-2) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-6Indiana state board of nursing

     Sec. 6. The Indiana state board of nursing (IC 25-23-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-7Indiana optometry board

     Sec. 7. The Indiana optometry board (IC 25-24) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-8Indiana board of pharmacy

     Sec. 8. The Indiana board of pharmacy (IC 25-26) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-9Board of podiatric medicine

     Sec. 9. The board of podiatric medicine (IC 25-29-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-10Speech-language pathology and audiology board

     Sec. 10. The speech-language pathology and audiology board (IC 25-35.6-2) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-11State psychology board

     Sec. 11. The state psychology board (IC 25-33) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-12Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners

     Sec. 12. The Indiana board of veterinary medical examiners (IC 25-38.1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-13Indiana physical therapy committee

     Sec. 13. The Indiana physical therapy committee (IC 25-27-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-14Respiratory care committee

     Sec. 14. The respiratory care committee (IC 25-34.5) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-15Occupational therapy committee

     Sec. 15. The occupational therapy committee (IC 25-23.5) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-16Behavioral health and human services licensing board

     Sec. 16. The behavioral health and human services licensing board (IC 25-23.6) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-17Physician assistant committee

     Sec. 17. The physician assistant committee (IC 25-27.5) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-18Indiana athletic trainers board

     Sec. 18. The Indiana athletic trainers board (IC 25-5.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-11-19Indiana dietitians certification board

     Sec. 19. The Indiana dietitians certification board (IC 25-14.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-9.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12Chapter 12. "Board" as Used in IC 25-1-11
           25-0.5-12-1"Board"
           25-0.5-12-2Indiana board of accountancy
           25-0.5-12-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects
           25-0.5-12-4Indiana auctioneer commission
           25-0.5-12-5State board of cosmetology and barber examiners
           25-0.5-12-6State board of registration for professional surveyors
           25-0.5-12-7State board of funeral and cemetery services
           25-0.5-12-8State board of registration for professional engineers
           25-0.5-12-9Indiana plumbing commission
           25-0.5-12-10Indiana real estate commission
           25-0.5-12-11Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board
           25-0.5-12-12Private investigator and security guard licensing board
           25-0.5-12-13Manufactured home installer licensing board
           25-0.5-12-14Home inspectors licensing board
           25-0.5-12-15State board of massage therapy

 

IC 25-0.5-12-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in IC 25-1-11, "board" means any of the entities described in this chapter.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-2Indiana board of accountancy

     Sec. 2. The Indiana board of accountancy (IC 25-2.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-3Board of registration for architects and landscape architects

     Sec. 3. The board of registration for architects and landscape architects (IC 25-4-1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-4Indiana auctioneer commission

     Sec. 4. The Indiana auctioneer commission (IC 25-6.1-2) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-5State board of cosmetology and barber examiners

     Sec. 5. The state board of cosmetology and barber examiners (IC 25-8-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-6State board of registration for professional surveyors

     Sec. 6. The state board of registration for professional surveyors (IC 25-21.5-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-7State board of funeral and cemetery services

     Sec. 7. The state board of funeral and cemetery service (IC 25-15-9) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-8State board of registration for professional engineers

     Sec. 8. The state board of registration for professional engineers (IC 25-31-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-9Indiana plumbing commission

     Sec. 9. The Indiana plumbing commission (IC 25-28.5-1-3) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-10Indiana real estate commission

     Sec. 10. The Indiana real estate commission (IC 25-34.1-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-11Real estate appraiser licensure and certification board

     Sec. 11. The real estate appraiser licensure and certification board (IC 25-34.1-8) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-12Private investigator and security guard licensing board

     Sec. 12. The private investigator and security guard licensing board (IC 25-30-1-5.2) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-13Manufactured home installer licensing board

     Sec. 13. The manufactured home installer licensing board (IC 25-23.7) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-14Home inspectors licensing board

     Sec. 14. The home inspectors licensing board (IC 25-20.2-3-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-0.5-12-15State board of massage therapy

     Sec. 15. The state board of massage therapy (IC 25-21.8-2-1) is a board under IC 25-1-11.

As added by P.L.3-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
           Ch. 0.1.Effect of Certain Acts
           Ch. 1.Evidence of License Applicant's Payment of Personal Property Taxes Required
           Ch. 1.1.Effect of Criminal Convictions on Licensed or Registered Persons
           Ch. 1.2.Effect of Delinquency in Child Support Payments on Licensed or Registered Persons
           Ch. 2.Renewal of Licenses Granted by State Agencies ─ Notice of Expiration
           Ch. 3.Civil Immunity of Regulatory Agencies
           Ch. 4.Continuing Education
           Ch. 5.Professional Licensing Agency
           Ch. 5.5.Electronic Registry of Professions
           Ch. 6.Professional Licensing Agency Functions and Duties
           Ch. 7.Investigation and Prosecution of Complaints Concerning Regulated Occupations
           Ch. 8.Occupational and Professional Licensure, Registration, and Certification Fees
           Ch. 9.Health Professions Standards of Practice
           Ch. 9.5.Telemedicine Services and Prescriptions
           Ch. 9.7.Prescribing and Dispensing of Opioids
           Ch. 10.Direct Primary Care Agreements
           Ch. 11.Professional Licensing Standards of Practice
           Ch. 12.Renewal of Licenses Held by Individuals in Military Service
           Ch. 13.Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic Collection and Tracking Program
           Ch. 14.Repealed
           Ch. 15.Exemptions for Athletic Organization Practitioners Licensed in Other Jurisdictions
           Ch. 16.Evaluation of Regulated Occupations
           Ch. 17.Licensure of Individuals with Military Training; Licensure of Military Spouses
           Ch. 18.Pilot Program for State Registration of Privately Certified Individuals

 

IC 25-1-0.1Chapter 0.1. Effect of Certain Acts
           25-1-0.1-1No effect of P.L.257-1987 on rights or liabilities accrued, penalties incurred, crimes committed, or proceedings begun

 

IC 25-1-0.1-1No effect of P.L.257-1987 on rights or liabilities accrued, penalties incurred, crimes committed, or proceedings begun

     Sec. 1. A SECTION of P.L.257-1987 does not affect:

(1) rights or liabilities accrued;

(2) penalties incurred;

(3) crimes committed; or

(4) proceedings begun;

before September 1, 1987. Those rights, liabilities, penalties, crimes, and proceedings continue and shall be imposed and enforced under prior law as if P.L.257-1987 had not been enacted.

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.403.

 

IC 25-1-1Chapter 1. Evidence of License Applicant's Payment of Personal Property Taxes Required
           25-1-1-1Issuance of license; evidence of payment of personal property tax
           25-1-1-2"License"
           25-1-1-3Repealed
           25-1-1-4Repealed

 

IC 25-1-1-1Issuance of license; evidence of payment of personal property tax

     Sec. 1. It is unlawful for any board, officer, or person to issue any license, as defined in section 2 of this chapter, to any person who is a resident of this state, unless the applicant, at the time he applies for such license, submits, in addition to all other requirements prescribed by law, a receipt or other evidence showing that he has paid all his personal property taxes in full. "Other evidence" in the case of all licenses issued by the bureau of motor vehicles means a statement signed by the treasurer of the county in which the applicant is a resident that the applicant has paid all personal taxes assessed against him, including all delinquent personal property tax; or, if the applicant owns no personal property subject to taxation, a signed statement from the assessor of the county in which the applicant resides certifying that he has made an affidavit to the effect that he owes no delinquent personal property tax in any county in Indiana.

Formerly: Acts 1931, c.124, s.1; Acts 1941, c.61, s.1; Acts 1943, c.124, s.1; Acts 1953, c.208, s.1. As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2501.

 

IC 25-1-1-2"License"

     Sec. 2. The term "license" as used in this chapter shall be construed to mean and include motor vehicle registration licenses, certificates of title showing the ownership of any motor vehicle, except those classed as passenger vehicles.

Formerly: Acts 1931, c.124, s.2; Acts 1972, P.L.183, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-1-3Repealed

Formerly: Acts 1931, c.124, s.3; Acts 1941, c.61, s.2. Repealed by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2570.

 

IC 25-1-1-4Repealed

Formerly: Acts 1931, c.124, s.5. Repealed by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2570.

 

IC 25-1-1.1Chapter 1.1. Effect of Criminal Convictions on Licensed or Registered Persons
           25-1-1.1-0.5"Board"
           25-1-1.1-1Denial, revocation, or suspension of license or certificate of registration; conviction of crime
           25-1-1.1-2Suspension, denial, or revocation of a license or certificate for specified convictions
           25-1-1.1-3Suspension or revocation of license or certificate; conviction for additional drug related offenses
           25-1-1.1-4National criminal history background check for certain licenses and certificates; release of background results; random audit
           25-1-1.1-5Memorandum of understanding for data exchange; use of personal information

 

IC 25-1-1.1-0.5"Board"

     Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "board" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-0.5-10-1.

As added by P.L.177-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-1.1-1Denial, revocation, or suspension of license or certificate of registration; conviction of crime

     Sec. 1. (a) Except as provided under sections 2 through 5 of this chapter, a license or certificate of registration that an individual is required by law to hold to engage in a business, profession, or occupation may not be denied, revoked, or suspended because the applicant or holder has been convicted of an offense. The acts from which the applicant's or holder's conviction resulted may, however, be considered as to whether the applicant or holder should be entrusted to serve the public in a specific capacity.

     (b) An individual licensed or certified under this title shall, not later than ninety (90) days after the entry of an order or judgment, notify the board in writing of any misdemeanor or felony criminal conviction, except traffic related misdemeanors other than operating a motor vehicle under the influence of a drug or alcohol. A certified copy of the order or judgment with a letter of explanation must be submitted to the board along with the written notice.

Formerly: Acts 1973, P.L.249, SEC.1. As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2502; P.L.67-1990, SEC.6; P.L.155-2011, SEC.5; P.L.177-2015, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-1.1-2Suspension, denial, or revocation of a license or certificate for specified convictions

     Sec. 2. Notwithstanding IC 25-1-7, a board, a commission, or a committee may suspend, deny, or revoke a license or certificate issued under this title by the board, the commission, or the committee without an investigation by the office of the attorney general if the individual who holds the license or certificate is convicted of any of the following and the board, commission, or committee determines, after the individual has appeared in person, that the offense affects the individual's ability to perform the duties of the profession:

(1) Possession of cocaine or a narcotic drug under IC 35-48-4-6.

(2) Possession of methamphetamine under IC 35-48-4-6.1.

(3) Possession of a controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-7(a).

(4) Fraudulently obtaining a controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-7(c).

(5) Manufacture of paraphernalia as a Class D felony (for a crime committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 6 felony (for a crime committed after June 30, 2014) under IC 35-48-4-8.1(b).

(6) Dealing in paraphernalia as a Class D felony (for a crime committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 6 felony (for a crime committed after June 30, 2014) under IC 35-48-4-8.5(b).

(7) Possession of paraphernalia as a Class D felony (for a crime committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 6 felony (for a crime committed after June 30, 2014) under IC 35-48-4-8.3(b) (before its amendment on July 1, 2015).

(8) Possession of marijuana, hash oil, hashish, or salvia as a Class D felony (for a crime committed before July 1, 2014) or a Level 6 felony (for a crime committed after June 30, 2014) under IC 35-48-4-11.

(9) Possession of a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance as a:

(A) Class D felony for a crime committed before July 1, 2014, under:

(i) IC 35-48-4-11, before its amendment in 2013; or

(ii) IC 35-48-4-11.5; or

(B) Level 6 felony for a crime committed after June 30, 2014, under IC 35-48-4-11.5.

(10) Maintaining a common nuisance under IC 35-48-4-13 (repealed) or IC 35-45-1-5, if the common nuisance involves a controlled substance.

(11) An offense relating to registration, labeling, and prescription forms under IC 35-48-4-14.

(12) Conspiracy under IC 35-41-5-2 to commit an offense listed in this section.

(13) Attempt under IC 35-41-5-1 to commit an offense listed in this section.

(14) A sex crime under IC 35-42-4.

(15) A felony that reflects adversely on the individual's fitness to hold a professional license.

(16) An offense in any other jurisdiction in which the elements of the offense for which the conviction was entered are substantially similar to the elements of an offense described in this section.

As added by P.L.67-1990, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.1-1991, SEC.162; P.L.17-2001, SEC.5; P.L.151-2006, SEC.10; P.L.138-2011, SEC.6; P.L.182-2011, SEC.6; P.L.155-2011, SEC.6; P.L.6-2012, SEC.168; P.L.78-2012, SEC.7; P.L.196-2013, SEC.9; P.L.158-2013, SEC.277; P.L.168-2014, SEC.36; P.L.59-2016, SEC.6; P.L.85-2017, SEC.98.

 

IC 25-1-1.1-3Suspension or revocation of license or certificate; conviction for additional drug related offenses

     Sec. 3. A board, a commission, or a committee shall revoke or suspend a license or certificate issued under this title by the board, the commission, or the committee if the individual who holds the license or certificate is convicted of any of the following:

(1) Dealing in or manufacturing cocaine or a narcotic drug under IC 35-48-4-1.

(2) Dealing in methamphetamine under IC 35-48-4-1.1.

(3) Manufacturing methamphetamine under IC 35-48-4-1.2.

(4) Dealing in a schedule I, II, or III controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-2.

(5) Dealing in a schedule IV controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-3.

(6) Dealing in a schedule V controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-4.

(7) Dealing in a substance represented to be a controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-4.5.

(8) Knowingly or intentionally manufacturing, advertising, distributing, or possessing with intent to manufacture, advertise, or distribute a substance represented to be a controlled substance under IC 35-48-4-4.6.

(9) Dealing in a counterfeit substance under IC 35-48-4-5.

(10) Dealing in marijuana, hash oil, hashish, or salvia as a felony under IC 35-48-4-10.

(11) Dealing in a synthetic drug or synthetic drug lookalike substance under IC 35-48-4-10.5 (or under IC 35-48-4-10(b) before its amendment in 2013).

(12) Conspiracy under IC 35-41-5-2 to commit an offense listed in this section.

(13) Attempt under IC 35-41-5-1 to commit an offense listed in this section.

(14) An offense in any other jurisdiction in which the elements of the offense for which the conviction was entered are substantially similar to the elements of an offense described in this section.

(15) A violation of any federal or state drug law or rule related to wholesale legend drug distributors licensed under IC 25-26-14.

As added by P.L.67-1990, SEC.8. Amended by P.L.182-1991, SEC.1; P.L.17-2001, SEC.6; P.L.1-2002, SEC.94; P.L.151-2006, SEC.11; P.L.138-2011, SEC.7; P.L.182-2011, SEC.7; P.L.78-2012, SEC.8; P.L.196-2013, SEC.10; P.L.238-2015, SEC.6; P.L.252-2017, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-1.1-4National criminal history background check for certain licenses and certificates; release of background results; random audit

     Sec. 4. (a) This section applies to an individual who is applying for, or will be applying for, an initial license or an initial certificate under one (1) of the occupations or professions described in IC 25-0.5-1.

     (b) As used in this chapter, "national criminal history background check" means the criminal history record system maintained by the Federal Bureau of Investigation based on fingerprint identification or any other method of positive identification.

     (c) An individual applying for an initial license or initial certificate specified in subsection (a) shall submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.

     (d) The state police department shall release the results of a national criminal history background check conducted under this section to the Indiana professional licensing agency.

     (e) A board, a commission, or a committee may conduct a random audit and require an individual seeking a renewal of a license or a certificate specified in subsection (a) to submit to a national criminal history background check at the cost of the individual.

As added by P.L.155-2011, SEC.7. Amended by P.L.28-2012, SEC.23; P.L.232-2013, SEC.9; P.L.3-2014, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-1.1-5Memorandum of understanding for data exchange; use of personal information

     Sec. 5. (a) As used in this section, "licensee" refers to an individual who is licensed or certified in a profession set forth in section 4 of this chapter.

     (b) As used in this section, "personal information" means information that identifies an individual, including the following:

(1) Photograph.

(2) Social Security number.

(3) Driver's license number or identification card number.

(4) Name.

(5) Address.

(6) Telephone number.

(7) Fingerprints.

     (c) The state police department and the Indiana professional licensing agency shall enter into a memorandum of understanding to provide data exchange and data matching regarding licensees who are charged with or convicted of an offense.

     (d) Personal information data exchanged under subsection (c) shall be kept confidential and may be used only for the purposes of a government agency, including the following:

(1) A prosecuting attorney.

(2) The Indiana professional licensing agency or a board, committee, or commission administered by the Indiana professional licensing agency.

(3) A court.

(4) A law enforcement agency.

(5) The office of the attorney general.

As added by P.L.155-2011, SEC.8.

 

IC 25-1-1.2Chapter 1.2. Effect of Delinquency in Child Support Payments on Licensed or Registered Persons
           25-1-1.2-1"Applicant" defined
           25-1-1.2-2"Board" defined
           25-1-1.2-3"Bureau" defined
           25-1-1.2-4"Delinquent" defined
           25-1-1.2-5"License" defined
           25-1-1.2-6"Practitioner" defined
           25-1-1.2-7Order for suspension or denial of license; notice to practitioner; contents; reinstatement
           25-1-1.2-8Notice of delinquency; contents; delinquency finding; probationary status; suspension; reinstatement
           25-1-1.2-9Repealed
           25-1-1.2-10Repealed

 

IC 25-1-1.2-1"Applicant" defined

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "applicant" means a person who applies for:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit; or

(4) an intern permit;

issued by a board regulating a profession or an occupation.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-2"Board" defined

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "board" means an entity that regulates occupations or professions under this title and the department of education as established by IC 20-19-3-1.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.1-2005, SEC.191; P.L.246-2005, SEC.210.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-3"Bureau" defined

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "bureau" means the child support bureau established by IC 31-25-3-1.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.145-2006, SEC.157.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-4"Delinquent" defined

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "delinquent" means at least:

(1) two thousand dollars ($2,000); or

(2) three (3) months;

past due on payment of court ordered child support.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.23-1996, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-5"License" defined

     Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "license" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-1-2-6.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-6"Practitioner" defined

     Sec. 6. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means a person that holds:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit; or

(4) an intern permit;

issued by a board regulating a profession or an occupation.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-7Order for suspension or denial of license; notice to practitioner; contents; reinstatement

     Sec. 7. (a) Upon receiving an order of a court issued under IC 31-16-12-8 (or IC 31-1-11.5-13(k), IC 31-6-6.1-16(k), or IC 31-14-12-5 before their repeal), the board shall:

(1) suspend the license of the practitioner; or

(2) deny the application of the applicant;

who is the subject of the order.

     (b) Upon receiving an order of a court issued under IC 31-16-12-8 (or IC 31-1-11.5-13(k), IC 31-6-6.1-16(k), or IC 31-14-12-5 before their repeal), the board shall promptly mail a notice to the last known address of the person who is the subject of the order, stating the following:

(1) That the practitioner's license has been suspended, beginning five (5) business days after the date the notice is mailed, and that the suspension will terminate ten (10) business days after the board receives an order allowing reinstatement from the court that issued the suspension order.

(2) That the practitioner has the right to petition for reinstatement of the practitioner's license to the court that issued the order for suspension.

     (c) The board may not reinstate a license suspended under this section until the board receives an order allowing reinstatement from the court that issued the order for suspension.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.23-1996, SEC.19; P.L.1-1997, SEC.109; P.L.207-2013, SEC.11.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-8Notice of delinquency; contents; delinquency finding; probationary status; suspension; reinstatement

     Sec. 8. (a) The board shall, upon receiving an order from the bureau under IC 31-25-4-32(e), send a notice to the practitioner identified by the bureau that includes the following:

(1) Specifies that the practitioner is delinquent and is subject to an order placing the practitioner on probationary status.

(2) Describes the amount of child support that the practitioner is in arrears.

(3) Explains that unless the practitioner contacts the bureau and:

(A) pays the practitioner's child support arrearage in full;

(B) establishes a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which must include an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5; or

(C) requests a hearing under IC 31-25-4-33;

within twenty (20) days after the date the notice is mailed, the board shall place the practitioner on probationary status.

(4) Explains that the practitioner may contest the bureau's determination that the practitioner is delinquent and subject to an order placing the practitioner on probationary status by making written application to the bureau within twenty (20) days after the date the notice is mailed.

(5) Explains that the only basis for contesting the bureau's determination that the practitioner is delinquent and subject to an order placing the practitioner on probationary status is a mistake of fact.

(6) Explains the procedures to:

(A) pay the practitioner's child support arrearage in full;

(B) establish a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which must include an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5; and

(C) request a hearing under IC 31-25-4-33.

(7) Explains that the probation will terminate ten (10) business days after the board receives a notice from the bureau that the practitioner has:

(A) paid the practitioner's child support arrearage in full; or

(B) established a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which includes an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5.

     (b) If the board is advised by the bureau that the practitioner either requested a hearing and failed to appear or appeared and was found to be delinquent, the board shall promptly mail a notice to the practitioner who is the subject of the order stating the following:

(1) That the practitioner's license has been placed on probationary status, beginning five (5) business days after the date the notice is mailed, and that the probation will terminate ten (10) business days after the board receives a notice from the bureau that the person has:

(A) paid the person's child support arrearage in full; or

(B) established a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which includes an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5.

(2) That if the board is advised by the bureau that the practitioner whose license has been placed on probationary status has failed to:

(A) pay the person's child support arrearage in full; or

(B) establish a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which includes an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5;

within twenty (20) days after the date the notice is mailed, the board shall suspend the practitioner's license.

     (c) If the board is advised by the bureau that the practitioner whose license has been placed on probationary status has failed to:

(1) pay the person's child support arrearage in full; or

(2) establish a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which includes an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5;

within twenty (20) days after the date the notice is mailed, the board shall suspend the practitioner's license.

     (d) The board may not reinstate a license or permit placed on probation or suspended under this section until the board receives a notice from the bureau that the person has:

(1) paid the person's child support arrearage in full; or

(2) established a payment plan with the bureau to pay the arrearage, which includes an income withholding order under IC 31-16-15-2 or IC 31-16-15-2.5.

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.23-1996, SEC.20; P.L.1-1997, SEC.110; P.L.145-2006, SEC.158; P.L.103-2007, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-9Repealed

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Repealed by P.L.23-1996, SEC.33.

 

IC 25-1-1.2-10Repealed

As added by P.L.133-1995, SEC.19. Repealed by P.L.23-1996, SEC.33.

 

IC 25-1-2Chapter 2. Renewal of Licenses Granted by State Agencies ─ Notice of Expiration
           25-1-2-1Declaration of intent
           25-1-2-2Repealed
           25-1-2-2.1Two year or longer period for certain licenses
           25-1-2-3Authorization to issue and reissue licenses
           25-1-2-4Repealed
           25-1-2-5Rules and regulations
           25-1-2-6Definitions; application of section; notice to licensee of need to renew; license expiration
           25-1-2-7Application of IC 25-1-2-6
           25-1-2-8Application of chapter; fees
           25-1-2-8Application of chapter; fees
           25-1-2-9Repealed

 

IC 25-1-2-1Declaration of intent

     Sec. 1. It is the declared intent of the general assembly by the enactment of this law to require those agencies which are authorized to issue the licenses designated in section 2.1 of this chapter, in the interests of efficiency and economy in the administration of government, to issue such designated permits, licenses, certificates of registration, and other evidences of compliance with statute or regulation, and renewals thereof, for periods of two (2) years duration rather than upon an annual basis, and at the time of issuance or reissuance, or at the time designated by law for the collection of fees therefor, to require the payment of such fees for a period of two (2) years rather than for one (1) year.

Formerly: Acts 1961, c.79, s.1. As amended by P.L.1-1990, SEC.246.

 

IC 25-1-2-2Repealed

Formerly: Acts 1961, c.79, s.2; Acts 1963(ss), c.4, s.1. As amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.7; P.L.246-1985, SEC.12; P.L.169-1985, SEC.21; P.L.242-1989, SEC.3; P.L.238-1989, SEC.3. Repealed by P.L.1-1990, SEC.247.

 

IC 25-1-2-2.1Two year or longer period for certain licenses

     Sec. 2.1. Rather than being issued annually, the permits, licenses, certificates of registration, or evidences of authority granted by a state agency and described in IC 25-0.5-2 must be issued for a period of two (2) years or for the period specified in the article under which the permit, license, certificate of registration, or evidence of authority is issued if the period specified in the article is longer than two (2) years.

As added by P.L.1-1990, SEC.248. Amended by P.L.186-1990, SEC.1; P.L.183-1991, SEC.1; P.L.182-1991, SEC.2; P.L.25-1992, SEC.26; P.L.227-1993, SEC.2; P.L.124-1994, SEC.1; P.L.234-1995, SEC.1; P.L.175-1997, SEC.2; P.L.147-1997, SEC.5; P.L.84-1998, SEC.1; P.L.54-2001, SEC.3; P.L.162-2002, SEC.1; P.L.145-2003, SEC.1; P.L.87-2005, SEC.31; P.L.200-2007, SEC.2; P.L.3-2008, SEC.175; P.L.177-2009, SEC.10; P.L.84-2010, SEC.6; P.L.57-2013, SEC.24; P.L.232-2013, SEC.10; P.L.3-2014, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-2-3Authorization to issue and reissue licenses

     Sec. 3. Subject to section 6(e) of this chapter, licensing agencies shall issue and reissue licenses and collect license fees on the basis of a licensing period. The entire fee for the issuance or renewal of a license shall be payable before the issuance or renewal of the license.

Formerly: Acts 1961, c.79, s.3. As amended by Acts 1982, P.L.154, SEC.1; P.L.177-2015, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1-2-4Repealed

Formerly: Acts 1961, c.79, s.4. Repealed by P.L.177-2015, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-2-5Rules and regulations

     Sec. 5. Notice shall be given and forms prepared by such licensing agencies as necessary to execute the provisions of this chapter and in order to expedite and effectuate the conversion from one (1) year licensing periods to those of two (2) years, such licensing agencies may adopt and promulgate such rules and regulations they may deem necessary in the manner prescribed by law.

Formerly: Acts 1961, c.79, s.5. As amended by Acts 1982, P.L.154, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-2-6Definitions; application of section; notice to licensee of need to renew; license expiration

     Sec. 6. (a) As used in this section, "license" includes all occupational and professional licenses, registrations, permits, and certificates issued under the Indiana Code, and "licensee" includes all occupational and professional licensees, registrants, permittees, and certificate holders regulated under the Indiana Code.

     (b) This section applies to the entities described in IC 25-0.5-3 that regulate occupations or professions under the Indiana Code.

     (c) Notwithstanding any other law, the entities referenced in subsection (b) shall send a notice of the upcoming expiration of a license to each licensee at least ninety (90) days prior to the expiration of the license. The notice must inform the licensee of the need to renew and the requirement of payment of the renewal fee. If this notice of expiration is not sent by the entity, the licensee is not subject to a sanction for failure to renew if, once notice is received from the entity, the license is renewed within forty-five (45) days of the receipt of the notice.

     (d) Notwithstanding any other law, the entities referenced in subsection (b) shall send notice of the expiration of a license to each individual whose license has expired within thirty (30) days following the expiration of the license. The notice must meet the following requirements:

(1) Inform the individual of the following:

(A) That the individual's license has expired.

(B) Any requirements that must be met before reinstatement of a license may occur.

(2) Be sent electronically. However, if the entity does not have an electronic mail address on record for the individual, the notice must be sent via United States mail.

     (e) If a license is first issued to an individual less than ninety (90) days before the date at the end of the licensing period on which licenses of the type issued to the individual expire generally, the license issued to the individual:

(1) does not expire on that date; but

(2) expires at the conclusion of the next licensing period.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.221, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.137-1985, SEC.5; P.L.246-1985, SEC.13; P.L.169-1985, SEC.22; P.L.149-1987, SEC.17; P.L.5-1988, SEC.132; P.L.28-1988, SEC.73; P.L.242-1989, SEC.4; P.L.234-1989, SEC.1; P.L.238-1989, SEC.4; P.L.186-1990, SEC.2; P.L.183-1991, SEC.2; P.L.23-1991, SEC.7; P.L.48-1991, SEC.12; P.L.2-1992, SEC.765; P.L.227-1993, SEC.3; P.L.33-1993, SEC.9; P.L.124-1994, SEC.2; P.L.175-1997, SEC.3; P.L.125-1997, SEC.17; P.L.147-1997, SEC.6; P.L.253-1997(ss), SEC.22; P.L.24-1999, SEC.2; P.L.82-2000, SEC.2; P.L.54-2001, SEC.4; P.L.162-2002, SEC.2; P.L.145-2003, SEC.2; P.L.185-2007, SEC.1; P.L.200-2007, SEC.3; P.L.3-2008, SEC.176; P.L.122-2009, SEC.1; P.L.160-2009, SEC.4; P.L.1-2010, SEC.100; P.L.84-2010, SEC.7; P.L.113-2010, SEC.100; P.L.42-2011, SEC.49; P.L.197-2011, SEC.73; P.L.57-2013, SEC.25; P.L.232-2013, SEC.11; P.L.3-2014, SEC.8; P.L.177-2015, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-2-7Application of IC 25-1-2-6

     Sec. 7. Section 6 of this chapter applies to the mining board (IC 22-10-1.5-2).

As added by P.L.37-1985, SEC.56.

 

IC 25-1-2-8Application of chapter; fees

     Note: This version of section effective until 7-1-2018. See also following version of this section, effective 7-1-2018.

     Sec. 8. This chapter applies to the imposition and collection of fees under the following:

IC 14-24-10

IC 16-19-5-2

IC 25-30-1-17

IC 33-42-2-1.

As added by P.L.5-1988, SEC.133. Amended by P.L.2-1993, SEC.135; P.L.1-1995, SEC.69; P.L.98-2004, SEC.98.

 

IC 25-1-2-8Application of chapter; fees

     Note: This version of section effective 7-1-2018. See also preceding version of this section, effective until 7-1-2018.

     Sec. 8. This chapter applies to the imposition and collection of fees under the following:

IC 14-24-10

IC 16-19-5-2

IC 25-30-1-17.

As added by P.L.5-1988, SEC.133. Amended by P.L.2-1993, SEC.135; P.L.1-1995, SEC.69; P.L.98-2004, SEC.98; P.L.128-2017, SEC.10.

 

IC 25-1-2-9Repealed

As added by P.L.227-2001, SEC.2. Repealed by P.L.194-2005, SEC.87.

 

IC 25-1-3Chapter 3. Civil Immunity of Regulatory Agencies
           25-1-3-1Definitions
           25-1-3-2Extent of immunity from civil liability
           25-1-3-3Immunity from civil liability; statements in course of investigatory hearing or review proceedings
           25-1-3-4Regulatory boards covered

 

IC 25-1-3-1Definitions

     Sec. 1. (a) As used in this chapter, the term "regulatory board" means any state board, commission, or state agency which licenses persons in order to regulate the practice of a particular profession or professions.

     (b) As used in this chapter, the term "board members" means members of a regulatory board.

     (c) As used in this chapter, the term "secretary" means the executive secretary or other person charged with the administration of the affairs of a regulatory board.

Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.268, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-3-2Extent of immunity from civil liability

     Sec. 2. The board members, the secretary, his staff, counsel, investigators and hearing officer of every regulatory board, except as provided in section 4 of this chapter, shall be immune from civil liability for damages for conduct within the scope and arising out of the performance of their duties. This section shall not be construed to include civil actions for damages not directly related to the investigative process and shall apply only to the process for the finding of fact of the regulatory board.

Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.268, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-3-3Immunity from civil liability; statements in course of investigatory hearing or review proceedings

     Sec. 3. Any person shall be immune from civil liability for damages for any sworn or written statements, made without malice, and transmitted to the regulatory board, executive secretary, or his staff, or made in the course of investigatory, hearing or review proceedings.

Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.268, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-3-4Regulatory boards covered

     Sec. 4. The provisions of this chapter extend to every regulatory board of the state except the disciplinary commission of the supreme court of Indiana which is protected under IC 1971, 33-2-3-1.

Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.268, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-4Chapter 4. Continuing Education
           25-1-4-0.2"Approved organization"
           25-1-4-0.3"Board"
           25-1-4-0.5"Continuing education"
           25-1-4-0.6"Practitioner"
           25-1-4-0.7Computation of designated time periods
           25-1-4-1Requirement
           25-1-4-2Promotion
           25-1-4-3Sworn statements of compliance; retention of copies of certificates of completion; audits
           25-1-4-3.2Distance learning methods; active duty requirements
           25-1-4-4Hardship waiver
           25-1-4-5Failure to comply; license suspension or refusal to reinstate; penalties; reinstatement requirements
           25-1-4-6Failure to comply; denial of license renewal or reinstatement; penalties
           25-1-4-7Credit hours
           25-1-4-8Rules

 

IC 25-1-4-0.2"Approved organization"

     Sec. 0.2. As used in this chapter, "approved organization" refers to the following:

(1) United States Department of Education.

(2) Council on Post-Secondary Education.

(3) Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals.

(4) Joint Commission on Healthcare Organizations.

(5) Federal, state, and local government agencies.

(6) A college or other teaching institution accredited by the United States Department of Education or the Council on Post-Secondary Education.

(7) A national organization of practitioners whose members practicing in Indiana are subject to regulation by a board or agency regulating a profession or occupation under this title.

(8) A national, state, district, or local organization that operates as an affiliated entity under the approval of an organization listed in subdivisions (1) through (7).

(9) An internship or a residency program conducted in a hospital that has been approved by an organization listed in subdivisions (1) through (7).

(10) Any other organization or individual approved by the board.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.10. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.51.

 

IC 25-1-4-0.3"Board"

     Sec. 0.3. As used in this chapter, "board" means any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-4.

As added by P.L.269-2001, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.157-2006, SEC.11; P.L.185-2007, SEC.2; P.L.2-2008, SEC.52; P.L.122-2009, SEC.2; P.L.160-2009, SEC.5; P.L.1-2010, SEC.101; P.L.84-2010, SEC.8; P.L.57-2013, SEC.26; P.L.3-2014, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-4-0.5"Continuing education"

     Sec. 0.5. As used in this chapter, "continuing education" means an orderly process of instruction:

(1) that is approved by:

(A) an approved organization or the board for a profession or occupation other than a real estate appraiser; or

(B) for a real estate appraiser:

(i) the Appraiser Qualifications Board, under the regulatory oversight of the Appraisal Subcommittee established under Title XI of the Financial Institutions Reform, Recovery and Enforcement Act of 1989; or

(ii) the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board established under IC 25-34.1-8 for specific courses and course subjects, as determined by the real estate appraiser licensure and certification board; and

(2) that is designed to directly enhance the practitioner's knowledge and skill in providing services relevant to the practitioner's profession or occupation.

The term includes an activity that is approved by the board for a profession or occupation, other than a real estate appraiser, and that augments the practitioner's knowledge and skill in providing services relevant to the practitioner's profession or occupation.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.12. Amended by P.L.57-2007, SEC.1; P.L.177-2009, SEC.11.

 

IC 25-1-4-0.6"Practitioner"

     Sec. 0.6. As used in section 3 of this chapter, "practitioner" means an individual who holds:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, or registration;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, or registration;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(4) an intern permit; or

(5) a provisional license;

issued by the board regulating the profession in question.

As added by P.L.269-2001, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-4-0.7Computation of designated time periods

     Sec. 0.7. (a) In computing any period under this chapter, the day of the act, event, or default from which the designated period of time begins to run is not included. The last day of the computed period is to be included unless it is:

(1) a Saturday;

(2) a Sunday;

(3) a legal holiday under a state statute; or

(4) a day that the office in which the act is to be done is closed during regular business hours.

     (b) A period runs until the end of the next day after a day described in subsection (a)(1) through (a)(4). If the period allowed is less than seven (7) days, intermediate Saturdays, Sundays, state holidays, and days on which the office in which the act is to be done is closed during regular business hours are excluded from the calculation.

     (c) A period under this chapter that begins when a person is served with a paper begins with respect to a particular person on the earlier of the date that:

(1) the person is personally served with the notice; or

(2) a notice for the person is deposited in the United States mail.

     (d) If a notice is served through the United States mail, three (3) days must be added to a period that begins upon service of that notice.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.12.

 

IC 25-1-4-1Requirement

     Sec. 1. No board or agency regulating a profession or occupation under this title or under IC 16 or IC 22 may require continuing education as a condition of certification, registration, or licensure unless so specifically authorized or mandated by statute.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.53.

 

IC 25-1-4-2Promotion

     Sec. 2. A board or agency regulating a profession or occupation under this title or under IC 16 or IC 22 may cooperate with members of the profession or occupation it regulates to promote continuing education within the profession or occupation.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.54.

 

IC 25-1-4-3Sworn statements of compliance; retention of copies of certificates of completion; audits

     Sec. 3. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a board that is specifically authorized or mandated to require continuing education as a condition to renew a registration, certification, or license must require a practitioner to comply with the following renewal requirements:

(1) The practitioner shall provide the board with a sworn statement executed by the practitioner that the practitioner has fulfilled the continuing education requirements required by the board, after which the board will forward the sworn statement to the agency (established by IC 25-1-5-3).

(2) The practitioner shall retain copies of certificates of completion for continuing education courses for three (3) years from the end of the licensing period for which the continuing education applied. The practitioner shall provide the board or agency (established by IC 25-1-5-3) with copies of the certificates of completion upon the board's or agency's request for a compliance audit.

     (b) This subsection does not apply to an individual licensed under IC 25-34.1. Following every license renewal period, the agency with consultation from the board may randomly audit for compliance more than one percent (1%) but less than ten percent (10%) of the practitioners required to take continuing education courses.

     (c) This subsection applies only to individuals licensed under IC 25-34.1. Following every license renewal period for a broker's license issued under IC 25-34.1, the agency in consultation with the board may randomly audit for compliance more than one percent (1%) but less than ten percent (10%) of the practitioners required to take continuing education courses.

As added by P.L.269-2001, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.157-2006, SEC.13; P.L.173-2016, SEC.1; P.L.168-2016, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-4-3.2Distance learning methods; active duty requirements

     Sec. 3.2. (a) A board or agency regulating a profession or occupation under this title or under IC 16 or IC 22 shall require that at least one-half (1/2) of all continuing education requirements must be allowed by distance learning methods, except for doctors, nurses, chiropractors, optometrists, and dentists.

     (b) An individual who is called to active duty (as defined by IC 25-1-12-2) must be allowed to fulfill all continuing education requirements for professional or occupational licenses administered through the Indiana professional licensing agency by distance learning methods.

As added by P.L.227-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.55; P.L.168-2016, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-4-4Hardship waiver

     Sec. 4. A board, a commission, a committee, or an agency regulating a profession or an occupation under this title or under IC 16 or IC 22 may grant an applicant a waiver from all or part of the continuing education requirement for a renewal period if the applicant was not able to fulfill the requirement due to a hardship that resulted from any of the following:

(1) Service in the armed forces of the United States during a substantial part of the renewal period.

(2) An incapacitating illness or injury.

(3) Other circumstances determined by the board or agency.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.56.

 

IC 25-1-4-5Failure to comply; license suspension or refusal to reinstate; penalties; reinstatement requirements

     Sec. 5. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, if the board determines that a practitioner has not complied with this chapter or IC 25-1-8-6 at the time that the practitioner applies for license renewal or reinstatement or after an audit conducted under section 3 of this chapter, the board shall do the following:

(1) Send the practitioner notice of noncompliance by certified mail to the practitioner's last known address.

(2) As a condition of license renewal or reinstatement, require the practitioner to comply with subsection (b).

(3) For license renewal, issue a conditional license to the practitioner that is effective until the practitioner complies with subsection (b).

     (b) Upon service of a notice of noncompliance under subsection (a), a practitioner shall do either of the following:

(1) If the practitioner believes that the practitioner has complied with this chapter or IC 25-1-8-6, if applicable, within twenty-one (21) days of service of the notice, send written notice to the board requesting a review so that the practitioner may submit proof of compliance.

(2) If the practitioner does not disagree with the board's determination of noncompliance, do the following:

(A) Except as provided in subsection (d), pay to the board a civil penalty not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) within twenty-one (21) days of service of the notice.

(B) Acquire, within six (6) months after service of the notice, the number of credit hours needed to achieve full compliance.

(C) Comply with all other provisions of this chapter.

     (c) If a practitioner fails to comply with subsection (b), the board shall immediately suspend or refuse to reinstate the license of the practitioner and send notice of the suspension or refusal to the practitioner by certified mail.

     (d) If the board determines that a practitioner has knowingly or intentionally made a false or misleading statement to the board concerning compliance with the continuing education requirements, in addition to the requirements under this section the board may impose a civil penalty of not more than five thousand dollars ($5,000) under subsection (b)(2)(A).

     (e) The board shall:

(1) reinstate a practitioner's license; or

(2) renew the practitioner's license in place of the conditional license issued under subsection (a)(3);

if the practitioner supplies proof of compliance with this chapter under subsection (b)(1) or IC 25-1-8-6, if applicable.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.14. Amended by P.L.197-2007, SEC.17; P.L.177-2009, SEC.13.

 

IC 25-1-4-6Failure to comply; denial of license renewal or reinstatement; penalties

     Sec. 6. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, if at the time a practitioner applies for license renewal or reinstatement or after an audit conducted under section 3 of this chapter, the board determines that the practitioner has failed to comply with this chapter or IC 25-1-8-6, if applicable, and the practitioner has previously received a notice of noncompliance under section 5(a) of this chapter during the preceding license period, the board shall do the following:

(1) Provide the practitioner notice of noncompliance by certified mail.

(2) Deny the practitioner's application for license renewal or reinstatement.

     (b) The board shall reinstate a license not renewed under subsection (a) upon occurrence of the following:

(1) Payment by a practitioner to the board of a civil penalty determined by the board, but not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000).

(2) Acquisition by the practitioner of the number of credit hours required to be obtained by the practitioner during the relevant license period.

(3) The practitioner otherwise complies with this chapter.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.197-2007, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-4-7Credit hours

     Sec. 7. Credit hours acquired by a practitioner under section 5(b)(2) or 6(b)(2) of this chapter may not apply to the practitioner's credit hour requirement for the license period in which the credit hours are acquired.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.16.

 

IC 25-1-4-8Rules

     Sec. 8. The board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this chapter.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.17.

 

IC 25-1-5Chapter 5. Professional Licensing Agency
           25-1-5-1Centralization of staff, functions, and services; purpose
           25-1-5-2Definitions
           25-1-5-3Indiana professional licensing agency; functions; duties and responsibilities
           25-1-5-3.3Treatment of rules adopted by health professions bureau before July 1, 2005; transfer of property and appropriations to agency; treatment of references to health professions bureau
           25-1-5-3.5Board membership not a lucrative office
           25-1-5-4Additional duties and functions; staff
           25-1-5-5Executive director
           25-1-5-6Executive director; representatives; staff placement
           25-1-5-7Repealed
           25-1-5-8Repealed
           25-1-5-9Submission of certified document as proof of required diploma
           25-1-5-10Provider profiles
           25-1-5-11Personal information; confidentiality; Social Security numbers; access; exceptions to confidentiality

 

IC 25-1-5-1Centralization of staff, functions, and services; purpose

     Sec. 1. The centralization of staff, functions, and services contemplated by this chapter shall be done in such a way as to enhance the Indiana professional licensing agency's ability to:

(1) make maximum use of data processing as a means of more efficient operation; and

(2) provide more services and carry out functions of superior quality.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.169-1985, SEC.23; P.L.206-2005, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-5-2Definitions

     Sec. 2. The following terms are defined for this chapter:

(1) "Agency" means the Indiana professional licensing agency established by section 3 of this chapter.

(2) "Board" means any agency, board, advisory committee, or group described in IC 25-0.5-5.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.206-2005, SEC.2; P.L.3-2014, SEC.10.

 

IC 25-1-5-3Indiana professional licensing agency; functions; duties and responsibilities

     Sec. 3. (a) There is established the Indiana professional licensing agency. The agency shall perform all administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities assigned by law or rule to the executive director, secretary, or other statutory administrator of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-5.

     (b) Nothing in this chapter may be construed to give the agency policy making authority, which authority remains with each board.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.8; P.L.137-1985, SEC.6; P.L.169-1985, SEC.24; P.L.149-1987, SEC.18; P.L.242-1989, SEC.5; P.L.238-1989, SEC.5; P.L.186-1990, SEC.3; P.L.48-1991, SEC.13; P.L.227-1993, SEC.4; P.L.213-1993, SEC.1; P.L.33-1993, SEC.10; P.L.124-1994, SEC.3; P.L.175-1997, SEC.4; P.L.147-1997, SEC.7; P.L.84-1998, SEC.2; P.L.24-1999, SEC.3; P.L.206-2005, SEC.3; P.L.2-2008, SEC.57; P.L.122-2009, SEC.3; P.L.84-2010, SEC.9; P.L.232-2013, SEC.12; P.L.3-2014, SEC.11.

 

IC 25-1-5-3.3Treatment of rules adopted by health professions bureau before July 1, 2005; transfer of property and appropriations to agency; treatment of references to health professions bureau

     Sec. 3.3. (a) The rules adopted by the health professions bureau before July 1, 2005, and in effect on June 30, 2005, shall be treated after June 30, 2005, as the rules of the agency.

     (b) On July 1, 2005, the agency becomes the owner of all the property of the health professions bureau. An appropriation made to the health professions bureau shall be treated after June 30, 2005, as an appropriation to the agency.

     (c) Any reference in a law, a rule, a license, a registration, a certification, or an agreement to the health professions bureau shall be treated after June 30, 2005, as a reference to the agency.

As added by P.L.220-2011, SEC.404.

 

IC 25-1-5-3.5Board membership not a lucrative office

     Sec. 3.5. For purposes of Article 2, Section 9 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, membership on a board is not a lucrative office.

As added by P.L.135-2012, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-5-4Additional duties and functions; staff

     Sec. 4. (a) The agency shall employ necessary staff, including specialists and professionals, to carry out the administrative duties and functions of the boards, including but not limited to:

(1) notice of board meetings and other communication services;

(2) recordkeeping of board meetings, proceedings, and actions;

(3) recordkeeping of all persons licensed, regulated, or certified by a board;

(4) administration of examinations; and

(5) administration of license or certificate issuance or renewal.

     (b) In addition, the agency:

(1) shall prepare a consolidated statement of the budget requests of all the boards described in IC 25-0.5-5;

(2) may coordinate licensing or certification renewal cycles, examination schedules, or other routine activities to efficiently utilize agency staff, facilities, and transportation resources, and to improve accessibility of board functions to the public;

(3) may consolidate, where feasible, office space, recordkeeping, and data processing services; and

(4) shall operate and maintain the electronic registry of professions established under IC 25-1-5.5.

     (c) In administering the renewal of licenses or certificates under this chapter, the agency shall send a notice of the upcoming expiration of a license or certificate to each holder of a license or certificate at least ninety (90) days before the expiration of the license or certificate. The notice must inform the holder of the license or certificate of the need to renew and the requirement of payment of the renewal fee. If this notice of expiration is not sent by the agency, the holder of the license or certificate is not subject to a sanction for failure to renew if, once notice is received from the agency, the license or certificate is renewed within forty-five (45) days after receipt of the notice.

     (d) In administering an examination for licensure or certification, the agency shall make the appropriate application forms available at least thirty (30) days before the deadline for submitting an application to all persons wishing to take the examination.

     (e) The agency may require an applicant for license renewal to submit evidence proving that:

(1) the applicant continues to meet the minimum requirements for licensure; and

(2) the applicant is not in violation of:

(A) the statute regulating the applicant's profession; or

(B) rules adopted by the board regulating the applicant's profession.

     (f) The agency shall process an application for renewal of a license or certificate:

(1) not later than ten (10) days after the agency receives all required forms and evidence; or

(2) within twenty-four (24) hours after the time that an applicant for renewal appears in person at the agency with all required forms and evidence.

This subsection does not require the agency to issue a renewal license or certificate to an applicant if subsection (g) applies.

     (g) The agency may delay issuing a license renewal for up to one hundred twenty (120) days after the renewal date for the purpose of permitting the board to investigate information received by the agency that the applicant for renewal may have committed an act for which the applicant may be disciplined. If the agency delays issuing a license renewal, the agency shall notify the applicant that the applicant is being investigated. Except as provided in subsection (h), before the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period, the board shall do one (1) of the following:

(1) Deny the license renewal following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board.

(2) Issue the license renewal upon satisfaction of all other conditions for renewal.

(3) Issue the license renewal and file a complaint under IC 25-1-7.

(4) Upon agreement of the applicant and the board and following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board, renew the license and place the applicant on probation status under IC 25-1-9-9.

     (h) If an individual fails to appear before the board under subsection (g), the board may take action on the applicant's license allowed under subsection (g)(1), (g)(2), or (g)(3).

     (i) The applicant's license remains valid until the final determination of the board is rendered unless the renewal is denied or the license is summarily suspended under IC 25-1-9-10.

     (j) The license of the applicant for a license renewal remains valid during the one hundred twenty (120) day period unless the license renewal is denied following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board before the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period. If the one hundred twenty (120) day period expires without action by the board, the license shall be automatically renewed at the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period.

     (k) The board's renewal of a license does not preclude the board from imposing sanctions on the licensee as a result of a complaint filed by the attorney general after renewal of the license.

     (l) Notwithstanding any other statute, the agency may stagger license or certificate renewal cycles. However, if a renewal cycle for a specific board or committee is changed, the agency must obtain the approval of the affected board or committee.

     (m) An application for a license, certificate, registration, or permit is abandoned without an action of the board, if the applicant does not complete the requirements to complete the application within one (1) year after the date on which the application was filed. However, the board may, for good cause shown, extend the validity of the application for additional thirty (30) day periods. An application submitted after the abandonment of an application is considered a new application.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.169-1985, SEC.25; P.L.149-1987, SEC.19; P.L.22-1999, SEC.1; P.L.44-2000, SEC.1; P.L.75-2002, SEC.1; P.L.206-2005, SEC.4; P.L.177-2009, SEC.14; P.L.3-2014, SEC.12; P.L.177-2015, SEC.8; P.L.78-2017, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-5-5Executive director

     Sec. 5. (a) The agency shall be administered by an executive director appointed by the governor who shall serve at the will and pleasure of the governor.

     (b) The executive director must be qualified by experience and training.

     (c) The term "executive director" or "secretary", or any other statutory term for the administrative officer of a board described in IC 25-0.5-5, means the executive director of the agency or the executive director's designee.

     (d) The executive director is the chief fiscal officer of the agency and is responsible for hiring of all staff, and for procurement of all services and supplies in accordance with IC 5-22. The executive director may appoint not more than three (3) deputy directors, who must be qualified to work for the boards which are served by the agency.

     (e) The executive director shall execute a bond payable to the state, with surety to consist of a surety or guaranty corporation qualified to do business in Indiana, in an amount fixed by the state board of accounts, conditioned upon the faithful performance of duties and the accounting for all money and property that come into the executive director's hands or under the executive director's control. The executive director may likewise cause any employee of the agency to execute a bond if that employee receives, disburses, or in any way handles funds or property of the agency. The costs of any such bonds shall be paid from funds available to the agency.

     (f) The executive director may present to the general assembly legislative recommendations regarding operations of the agency and the boards it serves, including adoption of four (4) year license or certificate renewal cycles wherever feasible.

     (g) The executive director may execute orders, subpoenas, continuances, and other legal documents on behalf of a board or committee when requested to do so by the board or committee.

     (h) The executive director or the executive director's designee may, upon request of a board or committee, provide advice and technical assistance on issues that may be presented to the boards or committees.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.9; P.L.169-1985, SEC.26; P.L.149-1987, SEC.20; P.L.48-1991, SEC.14; P.L.49-1997, SEC.63; P.L.206-2005, SEC.5; P.L.6-2012, SEC.169; P.L.3-2014, SEC.13.

 

IC 25-1-5-6Executive director; representatives; staff placement

     Sec. 6. (a) The executive director may designate certain employees of the agency to represent the executive director of the agency at the board meetings, proceedings, or other activities of the board.

     (b) The executive director shall assign staff to individual boards and shall work with the boards to ensure efficient utilization and placement of staff.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.169-1985, SEC.27; P.L.206-2005, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-5-7Repealed

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.169-1985, SEC.28. Repealed by P.L.186-1990, SEC.17.

 

IC 25-1-5-8Repealed

As added by P.L.26-1985, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.332-1989(ss), SEC.45. Repealed by P.L.206-2005, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-5-9Submission of certified document as proof of required diploma

     Sec. 9. If a board or committee requires an applicant for a certificate or license to submit a certified copy of a diploma showing that the applicant graduated from a school or program as a condition for certification or licensure, the applicant may satisfy this requirement by submitting another certified document that shows that the applicant graduated from or received the required diploma from the applicable school or program.

As added by P.L.177-1996, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-5-10Provider profiles

     Sec. 10. (a) As used in this section, "provider" means an individual licensed, certified, registered, or permitted by any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-6.

     (b) The agency shall create and maintain a provider profile for each provider described in subsection (a).

     (c) A provider profile must contain the following information:

(1) The provider's name.

(2) The provider's license, certification, registration, or permit number.

(3) The provider's license, certification, registration, or permit type.

(4) The date the provider's license, certification, registration, or permit was issued.

(5) The date the provider's license, certification, registration, or permit expires.

(6) The current status of the provider's license, certification, registration, or permit.

(7) The provider's city and state of record.

(8) A statement of any disciplinary action taken against the provider within the previous ten (10) years by an entity described in IC 25-0.5-6.

     (d) The agency shall make provider profiles available to the public.

     (e) The computer gateway administered by the office of technology established by IC 4-13.1-2-1 shall make the information described in subsection (c)(1), (c)(2), (c)(3), (c)(6), (c)(7), and (c)(8) generally available to the public on the Internet.

     (f) The agency may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this section.

As added by P.L.211-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.177-2005, SEC.45; P.L.206-2005, SEC.7; P.L.2-2008, SEC.58; P.L.122-2009, SEC.4; P.L.84-2010, SEC.10; P.L.232-2013, SEC.13; P.L.3-2014, SEC.14.

 

IC 25-1-5-11Personal information; confidentiality; Social Security numbers; access; exceptions to confidentiality

     Sec. 11. (a) As used in this section, "applicant" means an individual who applies for a license, certificate, registration, or permit issued by a board under this title.

     (b) As used in this section, "licensee" means an individual who is or has been licensed, certified, or registered by a board under this title.

     (c) As used in this section, "personal information" means the following:

(1) Home telephone number.

(2) Electronic mail address.

     (d) Except as otherwise provided in this section, the personal information of an individual who is:

(1) a licensee;

(2) an applicant; or

(3) a board member;

is confidential for purposes of IC 5-14-3-4 and may not be disclosed to the public by the agency or a board.

     (e) An applicant or a licensee shall provide the applicant's or licensee's Social Security number to the agency.

     (f) The agency and the boards shall collect and release the applicant's or licensee's Social Security number as provided in state or federal law.

     (g) Notwithstanding IC 4-1-10-3, the agency and the boards may allow access to the Social Security number of each applicant or licensee to:

(1) a testing service that provides the examination for licensure, certification, or registration to the agency or the boards; or

(2) an individual state regulatory board or an organization composed of state regulatory boards for the applicant's or licensee's profession for the purpose of coordinating:

(A) licensure, certification, or registration; and

(B) disciplinary activities among the individual states.

     (h) Notwithstanding subsection (d), the agency or a board may disclose personal information of an individual described in subsection (d) if the person requesting the information provides proof of identity and represents that the use of the personal information will be strictly limited to at least one (1) of the following:

(1) For use by a government agency, including a court or law enforcement agency, in carrying out its functions, or a person acting on behalf of a government agency in carrying out its functions.

(2) For use in connection with a civil, a criminal, an administrative, or an arbitration proceeding in a court or government agency or before a self-regulatory body, including the service of process, investigation in anticipation of litigation, and the execution or enforcement of judgments and orders, or under an order of a court.

(3) For use in research activities, and for use in producing statistical reports, as long as the personal information is not published, re-disclosed, or used to contact the individuals who are the subject of the personal information.

(4) For use by any person, when the person demonstrates, in a form and manner prescribed by the agency, that written consent has been obtained from the individual who is the subject of the information.

(5) For any other use specifically authorized by law that is related to the agency or a board or to public safety.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.18. Amended by P.L.151-2013, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-5.5Chapter 5.5. Electronic Registry of Professions
           25-1-5.5-1Establishment of electronic registry
           25-1-5.5-2Definitions
           25-1-5.5-3Registry requirements
           25-1-5.5-4Limitation of licensing agency's responsibilities and liability
           25-1-5.5-5Rules
           25-1-5.5-5.5Information to remain on registry
           25-1-5.5-6Review of registry

 

IC 25-1-5.5-1Establishment of electronic registry

     Sec. 1. The electronic registry of professions is established. This chapter applies to any profession required to use the registry under this title.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-2Definitions

     Sec. 2. As used in the chapter:

(1) "Applicant" refers to a person who applies for a registration in the electronic registry of professions.

(2) "Executive director" refers to the executive director of the licensing agency appointed under IC 25-1-5-5.

(3) "Licensing agency" means the Indiana professional licensing agency created by IC 25-1-5-3.

(4) "Registrant" means an individual who is registered in the electronic registry of professions as:

(A) an individual state registered under IC 25-1-18; or

(B) an interior designer under IC 25-20.7.

(5) "Registry" refers to the electronic registry of professions established by section 1 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.240-2015, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-3Registry requirements

     Sec. 3. (a) The registry shall be maintained by the licensing agency.

     (b) The registry must:

(1) be maintained in an electronic format;

(2) allow an applicant to electronically input information to certify, under penalty of perjury, the successful completion of any education, experience, and examination required for the applicant to become registered;

(3) allow for payment of registration fees through only electronic means;

(4) include each registrant's:

(A) name;

(B) city and state of residence;

(C) qualifications for registration;

(D) registration number;

(E) date the applicant was registered;

(F) place of business; and

(G) registration expiration date; and

(5) be made available to the public on the Internet through the computer gateway administered by the office of technology established by IC 4-13.1-2-1.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-4Limitation of licensing agency's responsibilities and liability

     Sec. 4. The licensing agency is not:

(1) responsible for performing or required to perform any due diligence or review of the veracity of the information represented by an applicant under this chapter;

(2) liable to any party in any capacity for any misrepresentation, fraud, or omission or other such conduct committed or caused by an applicant who applies for registration under this chapter; or

(3) liable to any party in any capacity for any misrepresentation, fraud, or omission or other such conduct committed or caused by any individual who is registered under this chapter.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-5Rules

     Sec. 5. The licensing agency may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to implement this chapter.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-5.5Information to remain on registry

     Sec. 5.5. Notwithstanding the expiration of IC 25-1-18 under IC 25-1-18-22, if the information described in section 3(b)(4) of this chapter concerning an individual is placed on the registry under IC 25-1-18 before April 1, 2018, the information may remain on the registry after March 30, 2018, subject to the rules adopted by the licensing agency under section 5 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-5.5-6Review of registry

     Sec. 6. (a) Beginning in July 2014, and each five (5) years thereafter, the agency shall review the use of the registry by each profession on the registry to determine whether there is sufficient use of the registry to justify continuing the registration of each profession under this chapter.

     (b) If new professions are required by the general assembly to be registered by the agency, five (5) years after the addition of each profession, the agency shall review the use by the profession of the registry to determine whether there is sufficient use of the registry to justify continuing the registration of the profession under this chapter.

     (c) After a review required under subsection (a) or (b), the agency shall prepare a report with recommendations for the general assembly. A report under this subsection shall be submitted to the legislative council by October 1 of the year in which the report is required. A report submitted under this subsection must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-6Chapter 6. Professional Licensing Agency Functions and Duties
           25-1-6-1Centralization of staff, functions, and services
           25-1-6-2Definitions
           25-1-6-3Indiana professional licensing agency; functions, duties, and responsibilities
           25-1-6-3.5Board membership not a lucrative office
           25-1-6-4Additional duties and functions; staff; requirements for renewal; delay of renewal; investigations; sanctions; staggering renewal cycles; abandoned application
           25-1-6-5Executive director
           25-1-6-5.5Appeal of license renewal denial
           25-1-6-6Executive director; representatives; staff placement
           25-1-6-7Repealed
           25-1-6-8Department of state revenue; access to names of licensees and applicants; persons on tax warrant list
           25-1-6-9Repealed
           25-1-6-10Provision of Social Security numbers; access to numbers

 

IC 25-1-6-1Centralization of staff, functions, and services

     Sec. 1. The centralization of staff, functions, and services contemplated by this chapter shall be done in such a way as to enhance the licensing agency's ability to:

(1) make maximum use of data processing as a means of more efficient operation;

(2) provide more services and carry out functions of superior quality; and

(3) ultimately and significantly reduce the number of staff needed to provide these services and carry out these functions.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.132-1984, SEC.2; P.L.194-2005, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-6-2Definitions

     Sec. 2. The following terms are defined for this chapter:

(1) "Board" means any agency, board, advisory committee, or group described in IC 25-0.5-7.

(2) "Licensing agency" means the Indiana professional licensing agency created by IC 25-1-5-3.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.132-1984, SEC.3; P.L.206-2005, SEC.8; P.L.3-2014, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-6-3Indiana professional licensing agency; functions, duties, and responsibilities

     Sec. 3. (a) The licensing agency shall perform all administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities assigned by law or rule to the executive director, secretary, or other statutory administrator of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-7.

     (b) Nothing in this chapter may be construed to give the licensing agency policy making authority, which remains with each board.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.10; P.L.132-1984, SEC.4; P.L.246-1985, SEC.14; P.L.257-1987, SEC.14; P.L.234-1989, SEC.2; P.L.186-1990, SEC.4; P.L.23-1991, SEC.8; P.L.48-1991, SEC.15; P.L.1-1992, SEC.129; P.L.30-1993, SEC.4; P.L.234-1995, SEC.2; P.L.82-2000, SEC.3; P.L.227-2001, SEC.3; P.L.162-2002, SEC.3; P.L.145-2003, SEC.3; P.L.194-2005, SEC.2; P.L.206-2005, SEC.9; P.L.185-2007, SEC.3; P.L.200-2007, SEC.4; P.L.3-2008, SEC.177; P.L.160-2009, SEC.6; P.L.84-2010, SEC.11; P.L.42-2011, SEC.50; P.L.57-2013, SEC.27; P.L.3-2014, SEC.16.

 

IC 25-1-6-3.5Board membership not a lucrative office

     Sec. 3.5. For purposes of Article 2, Section 9 of the Constitution of the State of Indiana, membership on a board is not a lucrative office.

As added by P.L.135-2012, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-6-4Additional duties and functions; staff; requirements for renewal; delay of renewal; investigations; sanctions; staggering renewal cycles; abandoned application

     Sec. 4. (a) The licensing agency shall employ necessary staff, including specialists and professionals, to carry out the administrative duties and functions of the boards, including but not limited to:

(1) notice of board meetings and other communication services;

(2) record keeping of board meetings, proceedings, and actions;

(3) record keeping of all persons or individuals licensed, regulated, or certified by a board;

(4) administration of examinations; and

(5) administration of license or certificate issuance or renewal.

     (b) In addition, the licensing agency:

(1) shall prepare a consolidated statement of the budget requests of all the boards described in IC 25-0.5-7;

(2) may coordinate licensing or certification renewal cycles, examination schedules, or other routine activities to efficiently utilize licensing agency staff, facilities, and transportation resources, and to improve accessibility of board functions to the public; and

(3) may consolidate, where feasible, office space, record keeping, and data processing services.

     (c) In administering the renewal of licenses or certificates under this chapter, the licensing agency shall issue a ninety (90) day notice of expiration to all holders of a license or certificate. The notice must inform the holder of a license or certificate of the requirements to:

(1) renew the license or certificate; and

(2) pay the renewal fee.

     (d) If the licensing agency fails to send notice of expiration under subsection (c), the holder of the license or certificate is not subject to a sanction for failure to renew if the holder renews the license or certificate not more than forty-five (45) days after the holder receives the notice from the licensing agency.

     (e) The licensing agency may require an applicant for a license or certificate renewal to submit evidence showing that the applicant:

(1) meets the minimum requirements for licensure or certification; and

(2) is not in violation of:

(A) the law regulating the applicant's profession; or

(B) rules adopted by the board regulating the applicant's profession.

     (f) The licensing agency may delay renewing a license or certificate for not more than one hundred twenty (120) days after the renewal date to permit the board to investigate information received by the licensing agency that the applicant for renewal may have committed an act for which the applicant may be disciplined. If the licensing agency delays renewing a license or certificate, the licensing agency shall notify the applicant that the applicant is being investigated. Except as provided in subsection (g), the board shall do one (1) of the following before the expiration of the one hundred twenty (120) day period:

(1) Deny renewal of the license or certificate following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board.

(2) Renew the license or certificate upon satisfaction of all other requirements for renewal.

(3) Renew the license and file a complaint under IC 25-1-7.

(4) Upon agreement of the applicant and the board and following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board, renew the license or certificate and place the applicant on probation status under IC 25-1-11-12.

     (g) If an applicant fails to appear before the board under subsection (f), the board may take action as provided in subsection (f)(1), (f)(2), or (f)(3).

     (h) The applicant's license or certificate remains valid until the final determination of the board is rendered unless the renewal is:

(1) denied; or

(2) summarily suspended under IC 25-1-11-13.

     (i) The license or certificate of the applicant for license renewal remains valid during the one hundred twenty (120) day period unless the license or certificate is denied following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board before the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period. If the one hundred twenty (120) day period expires without action by the board, the license or certificate shall be automatically renewed at the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period.

     (j) The board's renewal of a license does not preclude the board from imposing sanctions on the licensee as a result of a complaint filed by the attorney general after renewal of the license.

     (k) Notwithstanding any other law, the licensing agency may stagger license or certificate renewal cycles.

     (l) An application for a license or certificate is abandoned without an action by the board if the applicant does not complete the requirements for obtaining the license or certificate not more than one (1) year after the date on which the application was filed. However, the board may, for good cause shown, extend the validity of the application for additional thirty (30) day periods. An application submitted after the abandonment of an application is considered a new application.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.132-1984, SEC.5; P.L.194-2005, SEC.3; P.L.3-2014, SEC.17; P.L.177-2015, SEC.9; P.L.78-2017, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1-6-5Executive director

     Sec. 5. (a) The licensing agency shall be administered by an executive director appointed by the governor who shall serve at the will and pleasure of the governor.

     (b) The executive director must be qualified by experience and training.

     (c) The term "executive director" or "secretary", or any other statutory term for the administrative officer of a board described in IC 25-0.5-7, means the executive director of the licensing agency or the executive director's designee.

     (d) The executive director is the chief fiscal officer of the licensing agency and is responsible for hiring of all staff and for procurement of all services and supplies in accordance with IC 5-22. The executive director may appoint no more than three (3) deputy directors, who must be qualified to work for the boards which are served by the licensing agency.

     (e) The executive director shall execute a bond payable to the state, with surety to consist of a surety or guaranty corporation qualified to do business in Indiana, in an amount fixed by the state board of accounts, conditioned upon the faithful performance of duties and the accounting for all money and property that come into the executive director's hands or under the executive director's control. The executive director may likewise cause any employee of the licensing agency to execute a bond if that employee receives, disburses, or in any way handles funds or property of the licensing agency. The costs of any such bonds shall be paid from funds available to the licensing agency.

     (f) The executive director may present to the general assembly legislative recommendations regarding operations of the licensing agency and the boards it serves, including adoption of four (4) year license or certificate renewal cycles wherever feasible.

     (g) Upon the request of a board or commission, the executive director may execute orders, subpoenas, continuances, and other legal documents on behalf of the board or commission.

     (h) Upon the request of a board or commission, the executive director may provide advice and technical assistance on issues that may be presented to the board or commission.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.11; P.L.132-1984, SEC.6; P.L.49-1997, SEC.64; P.L.194-2005, SEC.4; P.L.6-2012, SEC.170; P.L.3-2014, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-6-5.5Appeal of license renewal denial

     Sec. 5.5. A person who has a license renewal denied by a board described in IC 25-0.5-7 may file an appeal of the denial in accordance with IC 4-21.5-3.

As added by P.L.227-2001, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.1-2002, SEC.95; P.L.194-2005, SEC.5; P.L.3-2014, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-6-6Executive director; representatives; staff placement

     Sec. 6. (a) The executive director shall designate certain employees of the licensing agency to represent the executive director of the licensing agency at board meetings, proceedings, or any other activities of a board.

     (b) The executive director shall assign staff to individual boards and shall work with the boards to ensure efficient utilization and placement of staff.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.132-1984, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-6-7Repealed

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.132-1984, SEC.8. Repealed by P.L.186-1990, SEC.17.

 

IC 25-1-6-8Department of state revenue; access to names of licensees and applicants; persons on tax warrant list

     Sec. 8. (a) The licensing agency and the boards shall allow the department of state revenue, the alcohol and tobacco commission, and the bureau of motor vehicles access to the name of each person who:

(1) is licensed under this chapter or IC 25-1-5; or

(2) has applied for a license under this chapter or IC 25-1-5.

     (b) If the department of state revenue notifies the licensing agency that a person is on the most recent tax warrant list, the licensing agency shall not issue or renew the person's license until:

(1) the person provides to the licensing agency a statement from the department of state revenue indicating that the person's tax warrant has been satisfied; or

(2) the licensing agency receives a notice from the commissioner of the department of state revenue under IC 6-8.1-8-2(k).

     (c) If the alcohol and tobacco commission notifies the licensing agency that a person has an outstanding balance due to the alcohol and tobacco commission, the licensing agency shall not issue or renew the person's license until the person provides to the licensing agency a statement from the alcohol and tobacco commission indicating that the person's outstanding balance has been satisfied.

     (d) If the bureau of motor vehicles notifies the licensing agency that a person has an outstanding balance due to the bureau of motor vehicles because a check, draft, or order issued or delivered by the person to the bureau of motor vehicles was returned or dishonored because of insufficient funds, the licensing agency shall not issue or renew the person's license until the person provides to the licensing agency a statement from the bureau of motor vehicles indicating that the person's outstanding balance has been satisfied.

As added by P.L.26-1985, SEC.20. Amended by P.L.332-1989(ss), SEC.46; P.L.2-2005, SEC.63; P.L.206-2005, SEC.10; P.L.172-2011, SEC.131; P.L.261-2013, SEC.41.

 

IC 25-1-6-9Repealed

As added by P.L.240-1985, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.186-1990, SEC.17.

 

IC 25-1-6-10Provision of Social Security numbers; access to numbers

     Sec. 10. (a) An individual who applies for a license issued by a board under this chapter or who holds a license issued by a board under this chapter shall provide the individual's Social Security number to the licensing agency.

     (b) The licensing agency and the boards shall collect and release the applicant's or licensee's Social Security number as otherwise provided in state or federal law.

     (c) Notwithstanding IC 4-1-10-3, the licensing agency and the boards may allow access to the Social Security number of each person who is licensed under this chapter or has applied for a license under this chapter to:

(1) a testing service that provides the examination for licensure to the licensing agency or the boards; or

(2) an individual state regulatory board or an organization composed of state regulatory boards for the applicant's or licensee's profession for the purpose of coordinating licensure and disciplinary activities among the individual states.

As added by P.L.157-2006, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-7Chapter 7. Investigation and Prosecution of Complaints Concerning Regulated Occupations
           25-1-7-1Definitions
           25-1-7-2Duties of attorney general
           25-1-7-3Investigation of complaints
           25-1-7-4Complaints; requisites; standing
           25-1-7-5Duties and powers of director
           25-1-7-6Statement of settlement; period to resolve
           25-1-7-7Disciplinary sanctions; report to attorney general; prosecution; hearing officer
           25-1-7-8Witnesses
           25-1-7-9Disqualification of board member
           25-1-7-10Confidentiality of complaints and information
           25-1-7-11Administrative orders and procedures
           25-1-7-12Reimbursement of attorney general
           25-1-7-13Reports; contents
           25-1-7-14Cease and desist orders

 

IC 25-1-7-1Definitions

     Sec. 1. The following terms are defined for this chapter:

(1) "Board" means the appropriate entity described in IC 25-0.5-8.

(2) "Director" refers to the director of the division of consumer protection.

(3) "Division" refers to the division of consumer protection, office of the attorney general.

(4) "Law enforcement agency" has the meaning set forth in IC 35-47-15-2.

(5) "Licensee" means a person who is:

(A) licensed, certified, or registered by an entity described in IC 25-0.5-8; and

(B) the subject of a complaint filed with the division.

(6) "Person" means an individual, a partnership, a limited liability company, or a corporation.

(7) "Regulated occupation" means an occupation in which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by one (1) of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-8.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.12; P.L.137-1985, SEC.7; P.L.246-1985, SEC.15; P.L.169-1985, SEC.29; P.L.149-1987, SEC.21; P.L.257-1987, SEC.15; P.L.242-1989, SEC.6; P.L.234-1989, SEC.3; P.L.238-1989, SEC.6; P.L.1-1990, SEC.249; P.L.186-1990, SEC.5; P.L.183-1991, SEC.3; P.L.23-1991, SEC.9; P.L.48-1991, SEC.16; P.L.1-1992, SEC.130; P.L.30-1993, SEC.5; P.L.227-1993, SEC.5; P.L.213-1993, SEC.2; P.L.8-1993, SEC.371; P.L.33-1993, SEC.11; P.L.1-1994, SEC.120; P.L.124-1994, SEC.4; P.L.234-1995, SEC.3; P.L.175-1997, SEC.5; P.L.147-1997, SEC.8; P.L.84-1998, SEC.3; P.L.24-1999, SEC.4; P.L.82-2000, SEC.4; P.L.162-2002, SEC.4; P.L.145-2003, SEC.4; P.L.185-2007, SEC.4; P.L.193-2007, SEC.4; P.L.200-2007, SEC.5; P.L.3-2008, SEC.178; P.L.134-2008, SEC.16; P.L.1-2009, SEC.138; P.L.122-2009, SEC.5; P.L.160-2009, SEC.7; P.L.1-2010, SEC.102; P.L.84-2010, SEC.12; P.L.113-2010, SEC.101; P.L.42-2011, SEC.51; P.L.57-2013, SEC.28; P.L.232-2013, SEC.14; P.L.3-2014, SEC.20; P.L.227-2015, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-7-2Duties of attorney general

     Sec. 2. The office of the attorney general, under the conditions specified in this chapter, may receive, investigate, and prosecute complaints concerning regulated occupations.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-7-3Investigation of complaints

     Sec. 3. (a) Except as provided in subsections (b) and (c), the division is responsible for the investigation of complaints concerning licensees.

     (b) The medical licensing board of Indiana shall investigate a complaint concerning a physician licensed under IC 25-22.5 and a violation specified in IC 25-22.5-2-8. The division shall forward a complaint concerning a physician licensed under IC 25-22.5 and a violation specified in IC 25-22.5-2-8 to the medical licensing board of Indiana for investigation by the board. However, if the complaint includes a violation in addition to a violation specified in IC 25-22.5-2-8, the division shall investigate the complaint in its entirety and notify the medical licensing board of Indiana of the investigation.

     (c) The state board of cosmetology and barber examiners shall investigate complaints under IC 25-8-14-5, IC 25-8-4-13, IC 25-8-4-29, IC 25-8-9-10, IC 25-8-9-14, and IC 25-8-15.4-5. The division shall forward a complaint concerning the practice of beauty culture under IC 25-8 to the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners for investigation by the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners. However, if the complaint includes a violation in addition to a violation specified in IC 25-8-14-5, IC 25-8-4-13, IC 25-8-4-29, IC 25-8-9-10, IC 25-8-9-14, and IC 25-8-15.4-5, the division shall investigate the complaint in its entirety and notify the state board of cosmetology and barber examiners of the investigation.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.149-2011, SEC.1; P.L.226-2011, SEC.17; P.L.170-2013, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-7-4Complaints; requisites; standing

     Sec. 4. All complaints must be written and signed by the complainant and initially filed with the director. Except for employees of the attorney general's office acting in their official capacity, a complaint may be filed by any person, including members of any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-8.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.3-2014, SEC.21.

 

IC 25-1-7-5Duties and powers of director

     Sec. 5. (a) Subsection (b)(1) does not apply to:

(1) a complaint filed by:

(A) a member of any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-8; or

(B) the Indiana professional licensing agency; or

(2) a complaint filed under IC 25-1-5-4.

     (b) Except as provided in section 3(b) or 3(c) of this chapter, the director has the following duties and powers:

(1) The director shall make an initial determination as to the merit of each complaint. A copy of a complaint having merit shall be submitted to the board having jurisdiction over the licensee's regulated occupation, that board thereby acquiring jurisdiction over the matter except as otherwise provided in this chapter.

(2) The director shall through any reasonable means notify the licensee of the nature and ramifications of the complaint and of the duty of the board to attempt to resolve the complaint through negotiation.

(3) The director shall report any pertinent information regarding the status of the complaint to the complainant.

(4) The director may investigate any written complaint against a licensee. The investigation shall be limited to those areas in which there appears to be a violation of statutes governing the regulated occupation.

(5) The director has the power to subpoena witnesses and to send for and compel the production of books, records, papers, and documents for the furtherance of any investigation under this chapter. The circuit or superior court located in the county where the subpoena is to be issued shall enforce any such subpoena by the director.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.22-1999, SEC.2; P.L.14-2000, SEC.55; P.L.206-2005, SEC.11; P.L.149-2011, SEC.2; P.L.226-2011, SEC.18; P.L.3-2014, SEC.22; P.L.227-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-7-6Statement of settlement; period to resolve

     Sec. 6. (a) This section does not apply to:

(1) a complaint filed by:

(A) a member of any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-8; or

(B) the Indiana professional licensing agency; or

(2) a complaint filed under IC 25-1-5-4.

     (b) If, at any time before the director files the director's recommendations with the attorney general, the board files with the director a statement signed by the licensee and the complainant that the complaint has been resolved, the director shall not take further action. For a period of thirty (30) days after the director has notified the board and the licensee that a complaint has been filed, the division shall not conduct any investigation or take any action whatsoever, unless requested by the board. If, during the thirty (30) days, the board requests an extension of the thirty (30) day period, the director shall grant it for a period not exceeding an additional twenty (20) days. If at any time during the thirty (30) day period or an extension thereof, the board notifies the director of its intention not to proceed further to resolve the complaint, the division may proceed immediately under this chapter. For every purpose of this section, a board may designate a board member or staff member to act on behalf of or in the name of the board.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.22-1999, SEC.3; P.L.206-2005, SEC.12; P.L.3-2014, SEC.23.

 

IC 25-1-7-7Disciplinary sanctions; report to attorney general; prosecution; hearing officer

     Sec. 7. (a) If there has been no statement of settlement filed by the board under section 6 of this chapter, and if, after conducting an investigation, the director believes that the licensee should be subjected to disciplinary sanctions by the board of his regulated occupation, then he shall so report to the attorney general. Upon receiving the director's report, the attorney general may prosecute the matter, on behalf of the state of Indiana, before the board. The board may designate any person as a hearing officer to hear the matter.

     (b) Notwithstanding subsection (a) of this section, if the board by majority vote so requests, the attorney general shall prosecute the matter before the board, on behalf of the state of Indiana.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-7-8Witnesses

     Sec. 8. At the hearing, the board or hearing officer may call witnesses in addition to those presented by the state or the licensee.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-7-9Disqualification of board member

     Sec. 9. A board member is disqualified from any consideration of the case if the board member filed the complaint or participated in negotiations regarding the complaint. The board member is not disqualified from the board's final determination solely because the board member was the hearing officer or determined the complaint and the information pertaining to the complaint was current significant investigative information (as defined by IC 25-23.2-1-5 (repealed)).

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.181-2002, SEC.1; P.L.1-2007, SEC.166.

 

IC 25-1-7-10Confidentiality of complaints and information

     Sec. 10. (a) Except as provided in section 3(b) or 3(c) of this chapter, all complaints and information pertaining to the complaints shall be held in strict confidence until the attorney general files notice with the board of the attorney general's intent to prosecute the licensee.

     (b) A person in the employ of the office of attorney general, the Indiana professional licensing agency, or any person not a party to the complaint may not disclose or further a disclosure of information concerning the complaint unless the disclosure is:

(1) required under law;

(2) required for the advancement of an investigation; or

(3) made to a law enforcement agency that has jurisdiction or is reasonably believed to have jurisdiction over a person or matter involved in the complaint.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.181-2002, SEC.2; P.L.1-2007, SEC.167; P.L.149-2011, SEC.3; P.L.226-2011, SEC.19; P.L.227-2015, SEC.4; P.L.168-2016, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-7-11Administrative orders and procedures

     Sec. 11. Nothing in this chapter limits the rights of the licensee or the state under IC 4-21.5.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.222, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.7-1987, SEC.110.

 

IC 25-1-7-12Reimbursement of attorney general

     Sec. 12. (a) If:

(1) a fund is created by statute for the payment of an unpaid judgment against a licensee; and

(2) the office of the attorney general is required by statute to provide services to the boards that administer the funds described in subdivision (1);

the office of the attorney general is entitled to reimbursement for the costs incurred in providing the services described in subdivision (2).

     (b) If:

(1) more than one (1) fund is established by statute for the payment of an unpaid judgment against a licensee; and

(2) the office of the attorney general is entitled to reimbursement under subsection (a);

the funds for reimbursement shall be taken in equal amounts from each of the funds described in subdivision (1).

As added by P.L.255-1987, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-7-13Reports; contents

     Sec. 13. The office of the attorney general shall submit to each board, at the request of the board, a report that includes the following information concerning that regulated occupation:

(1) The number of complaints filed.

(2) The number of cases currently under investigation.

(3) The number of cases closed.

(4) The number of cases resolved.

(5) The age of the complaints.

As added by P.L.177-1997, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-7-14Cease and desist orders

     Sec. 14. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, if the board of a regulated occupation believes that a person who is not licensed, certified, or registered under this title is engaged in or is believed to be engaged in activities for which a license, certification, or registration is required under this title, the board may do the following:

(1) File a complaint with the attorney general, who shall investigate and may file:

(A) with notice; or

(B) without notice, if the attorney general determines that the person is engaged in activities that may affect an individual's health or safety;

a motion for a cease and desist order with the appropriate board. For purposes of this subdivision, the board may designate a board member or an employee of the Indiana professional licensing agency to act on behalf or in the name of the board.

(2) Upon review of the attorney general's motion for a cease and desist order, the board may issue an order requiring the affected person to show cause why the person should not be ordered to cease and desist from such activities. The show cause order must set forth a time and place for a hearing at which the affected person may appear and show cause as to why the person should not be subject to licensing, certification, or registration under this title. For purposes of this subdivision, the board may designate a board member to act on behalf or in the name of the board.

     (b) If the board, after a hearing, determines that the activities in which the person is engaged are subject to licensing, certification, or registration under this title, the board may issue a cease and desist order that must describe the person and activities that are the subject of the order.

     (c) A hearing conducted under this section must comply with the requirements under IC 4-21.5.

     (d) A cease and desist order issued under this section is enforceable in the circuit or superior courts. A person who is enjoined under a cease and desist order and who violates the order shall be punished for contempt of court.

     (e) A cease and desist order issued under this section does not relieve any person from prosecution under any other law.

     (f) In addition to the powers specified in subsections (a) through (e), the state board of funeral and cemetery service may:

(1) file complaints under subsection (a)(1);

(2) issue show cause orders under subsection (a)(2); and

(3) hold hearings and issue cease and desist orders under subsection (b);

in relation to persons who are engaged in or believed to be engaged in activities for which a certificate of authority is required under IC 30-2-13.

     (g) Cease and desist orders may be issued by the state board of funeral and cemetery service under subsection (f) for failure to possess a certificate of authority even if the person has a valid:

(1) funeral home license;

(2) funeral director license;

(3) embalmer license; or

(4) cemetery registration.

     (h) A cease and desist order issued under this section by a board defined in IC 25-1-11-1 may also include an order for the person to pay consumer restitution to a person who suffered damages as a result of the activities that were the basis for the cease and desist order.

     (i) A cease and desist order issued under this section may also include an order for repayment of the costs of the proceedings. The person's ability to pay must be considered when costs are assessed. These costs are limited to costs for the following:

(1) Court reporters.

(2) Transcripts.

(3) Certification of documents.

(4) Photo duplication.

(5) Witness attendance and mileage fees.

(6) Postage.

(7) Expert witnesses.

(8) Depositions.

(9) Notarizations.

(10) Administrative law judges.

(11) Real estate review appraisals.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.13. Amended by P.L.155-2011, SEC.9; P.L.134-2013, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-8Chapter 8. Occupational and Professional Licensure, Registration, and Certification Fees
           25-1-8-1"Board"
           25-1-8-1.1Repealed
           25-1-8-2Fees; establishment and collection
           25-1-8-3Quadrennial license or registration cycle; refunds
           25-1-8-4Quadrennial license renewal system
           25-1-8-5Employment of professionals for testing; examination on statutes, rules, and regulations; standards of review
           25-1-8-6Reinstatement of delinquent or lapsed licenses
           25-1-8-7Repealed
           25-1-8-8Delaying reinstatement; investigation; petition; sanctions; invalid during investigations

 

IC 25-1-8-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "board" means any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-9.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.223, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.250-1983, SEC.1; P.L.246-1985, SEC.16; P.L.169-1985, SEC.30; P.L.19-1986, SEC.42; P.L.149-1987, SEC.22; P.L.257-1987, SEC.16; P.L.3-1989, SEC.144; P.L.234-1989, SEC.4; P.L.186-1990, SEC.6; P.L.183-1991, SEC.4; P.L.23-1991, SEC.10; P.L.48-1991, SEC.17; P.L.1-1992, SEC.131; P.L.30-1993, SEC.6; P.L.33-1993, SEC.12; P.L.213-1993, SEC.3; P.L.227-1993, SEC.6; P.L.1-1994, SEC.121; P.L.124-1995, SEC.5; P.L.234-1995, SEC.4; P.L.147-1997, SEC.9; P.L.84-1998, SEC.4; P.L.24-1999, SEC.5; P.L.82-2000, SEC.5; P.L.162-2002, SEC.5; P.L.2-2003, SEC.64; P.L.145-2003, SEC.5; P.L.185-2007, SEC.5; P.L.200-2007, SEC.6; P.L.3-2008, SEC.179; P.L.122-2009, SEC.6; P.L.160-2009, SEC.8; P.L.1-2010, SEC.103; P.L.84-2010, SEC.14; P.L.113-2010, SEC.102; P.L.42-2011, SEC.52; P.L.57-2013, SEC.29; P.L.3-2014, SEC.24.

 

IC 25-1-8-1.1Repealed

As added by P.L.37-1985, SEC.57. Repealed by P.L.19-1986, SEC.43.

 

IC 25-1-8-2Fees; establishment and collection

     Sec. 2. (a) Notwithstanding any other provision regarding the fees to be assessed by a board, a board shall establish by rule and cause to be collected fees for the following:

(1) Examination of applicants for licensure, registration, or certification.

(2) Issuance, renewal, or transfer of a license, registration, or certificate.

(3) Restoration of an expired license, registration, or certificate when such action is authorized by law.

(4) Issuance of licenses by reciprocity or endorsement for out-of-state applicants.

(5) Issuance of board or committee reciprocity or endorsements for practitioners licensed, certified, or registered in Indiana who apply to another state for a license.

No fee shall be less than ten dollars ($10) unless the fee is collected under a rule adopted by the board which sets a fee for miscellaneous expenses incurred by the board on behalf of the practitioners the board regulates.

     (b) Fees established by statute shall remain in effect until replaced by a new fee adopted by rule under this section.

     (c) In no case shall the fees be less than are required to pay all of the costs, both direct and indirect, of the operation of the board.

     (d) For the payment of fees, a board shall accept cash, a draft, a money order, a cashier's check, and a certified or other personal check. If a board receives an uncertified personal check for the payment of a fee and if the check does not clear the bank, the board may void the license, registration, or certificate for which the check was received.

     (e) Unless designated by rule, a fee is not refundable.

     (f) A board shall charge a fee of not more than twenty-five dollars ($25) for the issuance of a duplicate license, registration, or certificate.

As added by Acts 1981, P.L.223, SEC.1. Amended by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.13; P.L.169-1985, SEC.31; P.L.48-1991, SEC.18; P.L.33-1993, SEC.13; P.L.235-1995, SEC.1; P.L.197-2007, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-8-3Quadrennial license or registration cycle; refunds

     Sec. 3. (a) A board, operating on a quadrennial license, registration, or certificate renewal cycle, shall refund one-half (1/2) of the amount of the license, registration, or certificate fee if the holder of the license, registration, or certificate surrenders it at least two (2) years before it expires.

     (b) This section does not apply to the holder of a license, registration, or certificate revoked or suspended by the board.

As added by Acts 1982, P.L.113, SEC.14.

 

IC 25-1-8-4Quadrennial license renewal system

     Sec. 4. (a) Notwithstanding any law establishing a biennial license renewal system, a board operating on such a system may by rule establish a quadrennial license renewal system.

     (b) If a board establishes a quadrennial license renewal system, it may provide for a reduction in the fees for the four (4) year license.

As added by P.L.234-1983, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-8-5Employment of professionals for testing; examination on statutes, rules, and regulations; standards of review

     Sec. 5. (a) Notwithstanding any statutory provisions regarding the administration of examinations, a board or committee may employ organizations or additional professionals to assist in the preparation, administration, and scoring of licensing examinations.

     (b) A board or committee may require applicants for licensure, certification, or registration by examination, endorsement, or reciprocity to pass a test on the state or federal statutes, state rules, and federal regulations that the board or committee determines by rule to be relevant to the practice of a regulated profession.

     (c) A board or committee may enter into a contract with a testing company or national association to set the standards of review for an examination by an applicant for licensure, certification, or registration. The standards of review may include:

(1) setting fees for review;

(2) requiring that an examination remain confidential; and

(3) prohibiting the release of the examination or copies of the examination.

As added by P.L.169-1985, SEC.32. Amended by P.L.152-1988, SEC.5; P.L.48-1991, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-8-6Reinstatement of delinquent or lapsed licenses

     Sec. 6. (a) As used in this section, "board" means any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-10.

     (b) This section does not apply to a license, certificate, or registration that has been revoked or suspended.

     (c) Notwithstanding any other law regarding the reinstatement of a delinquent or lapsed license, certificate, or registration and except as provided in section 8 of this chapter, the holder of a license, certificate, or registration that was issued by the board that is three (3) years or less delinquent must be reinstated upon meeting the following requirements:

(1) Submission of the holder's completed renewal application.

(2) Payment of the current renewal fee established by the board under section 2 of this chapter.

(3) Payment of a reinstatement fee established by the Indiana professional licensing agency.

(4) If a law requires the holder to complete continuing education as a condition of renewal, the holder:

(A) shall provide the board with a sworn statement, signed by the holder, that the holder has fulfilled the continuing education requirements required by the board; or

(B) shall, if the holder has not complied with the continuing education requirements, meet any requirements imposed under IC 25-1-4-5 and IC 25-1-4-6.

     (d) Notwithstanding any other law regarding the reinstatement of a delinquent or lapsed license, certificate, or registration and except as provided in section 8 of this chapter, unless a statute specifically does not allow a license, certificate, or registration to be reinstated if it has lapsed for more than three (3) years, the holder of a license, certificate, or registration that was issued by the board that is more than three (3) years delinquent must be reinstated upon meeting the following requirements:

(1) Submission of the holder's completed renewal application.

(2) Payment of the current renewal fee established by the board under section 2 of this chapter.

(3) Payment of a reinstatement fee equal to the current initial application fee.

(4) If a law requires the holder to complete continuing education as a condition of renewal, the holder:

(A) shall provide the board with a sworn statement, signed by the holder, that the holder has fulfilled the continuing education requirements required by the board; or

(B) shall, if the holder has not complied with the continuing education requirements, meet any requirements imposed under IC 25-1-4-5 and IC 25-1-4-6.

(5) Complete such remediation and additional training as deemed appropriate by the board given the lapse of time involved.

(6) Any other requirement that is provided for in statute or rule that is not related to fees.

As added by P.L.269-2001, SEC.5. Amended by P.L.206-2005, SEC.13; P.L.157-2006, SEC.20; P.L.185-2007, SEC.6; P.L.197-2007, SEC.20; P.L.3-2008, SEC.180; P.L.105-2008, SEC.2; P.L.122-2009, SEC.7; P.L.160-2009, SEC.9; P.L.1-2010, SEC.104; P.L.84-2010, SEC.15; P.L.3-2014, SEC.25.

 

IC 25-1-8-7Repealed

As added by P.L.194-2005, SEC.6. Repealed by P.L.157-2006, SEC.76.

 

IC 25-1-8-8Delaying reinstatement; investigation; petition; sanctions; invalid during investigations

     Sec. 8. (a) As used in this section, "board" has the meaning set forth in section 6(a) of this chapter.

     (b) The licensing agency may delay reinstating a license, certificate, or registration for not more than one hundred twenty (120) days after the date the applicant applies for reinstatement of a license, certificate, or registration to permit the board to investigate information received by the licensing agency that the applicant for reinstatement may have committed an act for which the applicant may be disciplined. If the licensing agency delays reinstating a license, certificate, or registration, the licensing agency shall notify the applicant that the applicant is being investigated. Except as provided in subsection (c), the board shall do one (1) of the following before the expiration of the one hundred twenty (120) day period:

(1) Deny reinstatement of the license, certificate, or registration following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board.

(2) Reinstate the license, certificate, or registration upon satisfaction of all other requirements for reinstatement.

(3) Reinstate the license and file a complaint under IC 25-1-7.

(4) Upon agreement of the applicant and the board and following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board, reinstate the license, certificate, or registration and place the applicant on probation status under IC 25-1-9-9 or IC 25-1-11-12.

     (c) If an applicant fails to appear before the board under subsection (b), the board may take action as provided in subsection (b)(1), (b)(2), or (b)(3).

     (d) The license, certificate, or registration of the applicant for license reinstatement remains invalid during the one hundred twenty (120) day period unless:

(1) the license, certificate, or registration is reinstated following a personal appearance by the applicant before the board before the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period;

(2) the board issues a conditional license to the practitioner that is effective until the reinstatement is denied or the license is reinstated; or

(3) the reinstatement is denied.

If the one hundred twenty (120) day period expires without action by the board, the license, certificate, or registration shall be automatically reinstated at the end of the one hundred twenty (120) day period.

     (e) The board's reinstatement of a license does not preclude the board from imposing sanctions on the licensee as a result of a complaint filed by the attorney general after reinstatement of the license.

As added by P.L.197-2007, SEC.21. Amended by P.L.177-2015, SEC.10; P.L.78-2017, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-9Chapter 9. Health Professions Standards of Practice
           25-1-9-1"Board"
           25-1-9-2"Practitioner"
           25-1-9-3"License"
           25-1-9-3.5"Sexual contact"
           25-1-9-4Standards of professional practice; findings required for sanctions; evidence of foreign discipline
           25-1-9-5Optometry employment practice
           25-1-9-6Veterinary practitioners; cruelty to animals
           25-1-9-6.5Chiropractors; waiver of deductible or copayment
           25-1-9-6.7Marriage and family therapists; disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-9-6.8Practitioner guidelines before prescribing stimulant medication for a child for treatment of certain disorders
           25-1-9-6.9Failing to provide or providing false information to agency
           25-1-9-7Physical or mental examination; power to require
           25-1-9-8Failure to submit to physical or mental examination; sanctions
           25-1-9-9Disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-9-10Summary license suspension pending final adjudication; notice; opportunity to be heard
           25-1-9-10.1Retention of clinical consultants and experts to advise on suspension
           25-1-9-11Reinstatement of suspended licenses
           25-1-9-12Reinstatement of revoked license
           25-1-9-13Consistency of sanctions prescribed
           25-1-9-14Surrender of practitioners license instead of hearing; approval
           25-1-9-15Costs in disciplinary proceedings
           25-1-9-16Refusal of licensure or grant of probationary license
           25-1-9-17Applicant appearance before board
           25-1-9-18Fitness determination of health care provider; filing complaint
           25-1-9-19Third party billing notice
           25-1-9-20Repealed
           25-1-9-21Rules; management and disposition of health records
           25-1-9-22Prohibition on release of screening and test results

 

IC 25-1-9-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "board" means any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-11.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.242-1989, SEC.7; P.L.238-1989, SEC.7; P.L.186-1990, SEC.7; P.L.48-1991, SEC.20; P.L.227-1993, SEC.7; P.L.33-1993, SEC.14; P.L.213-1993, SEC.4; P.L.1-1994, SEC.122; P.L.124-1994, SEC.6; P.L.175-1997, SEC.6; P.L.147-1997, SEC.10; P.L.84-1998, SEC.5; P.L.24-1999, SEC.6; P.L.2-2008, SEC.59; P.L.122-2009, SEC.8; P.L.84-2010, SEC.16; P.L.3-2014, SEC.26.

 

IC 25-1-9-2"Practitioner"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means an individual who holds:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, or registration;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, or registration;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(4) an intern permit; or

(5) a provisional license;

issued by the board regulating the profession in question, including a certificate of registration issued under IC 25-20.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-3"License"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "license" includes a license, certificate, registration, or permit.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-3.5"Sexual contact"

     Sec. 3.5. As used in this chapter, "sexual contact" means:

(1) sexual intercourse (as defined in IC 35-31.5-2-302);

(2) other sexual conduct (as defined in IC 35-31.5-2-221.5); or

(3) any fondling or touching intended to arouse or satisfy the sexual desires of either the individual performing the fondling or touching or the individual being fondled or touched.

As added by P.L.200-2001, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.114-2012, SEC.50; P.L.158-2013, SEC.278.

 

IC 25-1-9-4Standards of professional practice; findings required for sanctions; evidence of foreign discipline

     Sec. 4. (a) A practitioner shall conduct the practitioner's practice in accordance with the standards established by the board regulating the profession in question and is subject to the exercise of the disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds:

(1) a practitioner has:

(A) engaged in or knowingly cooperated in fraud or material deception in order to obtain a license to practice, including cheating on a licensing examination;

(B) engaged in fraud or material deception in the course of professional services or activities;

(C) advertised services in a false or misleading manner; or

(D) been convicted of a crime or assessed a civil penalty involving fraudulent billing practices, including fraud under:

(i) Medicaid (42 U.S.C. 1396 et seq.);

(ii) Medicare (42 U.S.C. 1395 et seq.);

(iii) the children's health insurance program under IC 12-17.6; or

(iv) insurance claims;

(2) a practitioner has been convicted of a crime that:

(A) has a direct bearing on the practitioner's ability to continue to practice competently; or

(B) is harmful to the public;

(3) a practitioner has knowingly violated any state statute or rule, or federal statute or regulation, regulating the profession in question;

(4) a practitioner has continued to practice although the practitioner has become unfit to practice due to:

(A) professional incompetence that:

(i) may include the undertaking of professional activities that the practitioner is not qualified by training or experience to undertake; and

(ii) does not include activities performed under IC 16-21-2-9;

(B) failure to keep abreast of current professional theory or practice;

(C) physical or mental disability; or

(D) addiction to, abuse of, or severe dependency upon alcohol or other drugs that endanger the public by impairing a practitioner's ability to practice safely;

(5) a practitioner has engaged in a course of lewd or immoral conduct in connection with the delivery of services to the public;

(6) a practitioner has allowed the practitioner's name or a license issued under this chapter to be used in connection with an individual who renders services beyond the scope of that individual's training, experience, or competence;

(7) a practitioner has had disciplinary action taken against the practitioner or the practitioner's license to practice in any state or jurisdiction on grounds similar to those under this chapter;

(8) a practitioner has diverted:

(A) a legend drug (as defined in IC 16-18-2-199); or

(B) any other drug or device issued under a drug order (as defined in IC 16-42-19-3) for another person;

(9) a practitioner, except as otherwise provided by law, has knowingly prescribed, sold, or administered any drug classified as a narcotic, addicting, or dangerous drug to a habitue or addict;

(10) a practitioner has failed to comply with an order imposing a sanction under section 9 of this chapter;

(11) a practitioner has engaged in sexual contact with a patient under the practitioner's care or has used the practitioner-patient relationship to solicit sexual contact with a patient under the practitioner's care;

(12) a practitioner who is a participating provider of a health maintenance organization has knowingly collected or attempted to collect from a subscriber or enrollee of the health maintenance organization any sums that are owed by the health maintenance organization;

(13) a practitioner has assisted another person in committing an act that would be grounds for disciplinary sanctions under this chapter; or

(14) a practitioner has failed to report to the department of child services or a local law enforcement agency:

(A) suspected child abuse in accordance with IC 31-33-5; or

(B) that a patient may be the victim of human trafficking, if the practitioner has been presented with evidence that, if presented to a practitioner of similar background and training, would cause the practitioner to believe that the patient is a victim of human trafficking.

     (b) A practitioner who provides health care services to the practitioner's spouse is not subject to disciplinary action under subsection (a)(11).

     (c) A certified copy of the record of disciplinary action is conclusive evidence of the other jurisdiction's disciplinary action under subsection (a)(7).

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-1993, SEC.136; P.L.149-1997, SEC.7; P.L.22-1999, SEC.4; P.L.200-2001, SEC.2; P.L.203-2001, SEC.3; P.L.1-2002, SEC.96; P.L.197-2007, SEC.22; P.L.173-2017, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-9-5Optometry employment practice

     Sec. 5. In addition to section 4 of this chapter, a practitioner licensed to practice optometry is subject to the exercise of disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds a practitioner has accepted employment to practice optometry from a person other than:

(1) a corporation formed by an optometrist under IC 23-1.5; or

(2) an individual who is licensed as an optometrist under this article and whose legal residence is in Indiana.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-6Veterinary practitioners; cruelty to animals

     Sec. 6. In addition to section 4 of this chapter, a practitioner licensed to practice veterinary medicine or registered as a veterinary technician is subject to the exercise of the disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds a practitioner has engaged in cruelty to animals.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-6.5Chiropractors; waiver of deductible or copayment

     Sec. 6.5. (a) In addition to section 4 of this chapter, a practitioner licensed to practice chiropractic is subject to the exercise of the disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board regulating the profession finds a practitioner has:

(1) waived a payment of a deductible or a copayment required to be made to the practitioner by a patient under the patient's insurance or health care plan; and

(2) advertised the waiver of a payment described in subdivision (1).

     (b) This section does not apply to the waiver of a deductible or a copayment by a practitioner if:

(1) the practitioner determines chiropractic service is necessary for the immediate health and welfare of a patient;

(2) the practitioner determines the payment of a deductible or a copayment would create a substantial financial hardship for the patient; and

(3) the waiver is based on the evaluation of the individual patient and is not a regular business practice of the practitioner.

As added by P.L.151-1989, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-9-6.7Marriage and family therapists; disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 6.7. In addition to the actions listed under section 4 of this chapter that subject a practitioner to the exercise of disciplinary sanctions, a practitioner who is licensed under IC 25-23.6 is subject to the exercise of disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board regulating the profession finds that the practitioner has:

(1) performed any therapy that, by the prevailing standards of the mental health professions in the community where the services were provided, would constitute experimentation on human subjects, without first obtaining full, informed, and written consent;

(2) failed to meet the minimum standards of performance in professional activities when measured against generally prevailing peer performance in professional activities, including the undertaking of activities that the practitioner is not qualified by training or experience to undertake;

(3) performed services, including any duties required of the individual under IC 31, in reckless disregard of the best interests of a patient, a client, or the public;

(4) without the consent of the child's parent, guardian, or custodian, knowingly participated in the child's removal or precipitated others to remove a child from the child's home unless:

(A) the child's physical health was endangered due to injury as a result of the act or omission of the child's parent, guardian, or custodian;

(B) the child had been or was in danger of being a victim of an offense under IC 35-42-4, IC 35-45-4-1, IC 35-45-4-2, IC 35-46-1-3, IC 35-49-2-2, or IC 35-49-3-2; or

(C) the child was in danger of serious bodily harm as a result of the inability, refusal, or neglect of the child's parent, guardian, or custodian to supply the child with necessary food, shelter, or medical care, and a court order was first obtained;

(5) willfully made or filed a false report or record, failed to file a report or record required by law, willfully impeded or obstructed the filing of a report or record, or induced another individual to:

(A) make or file a false report or record; or

(B) impede or obstruct the filing of a report or record; or

(6) performed a diagnosis (as defined in IC 25-22.5-1-1.1(c));

(7) provided evidence in an administrative or judicial proceeding that had insufficient factual basis for the conclusions rendered by the practitioner;

(8) willfully planted in the mind of the patient suggestions that are not based in facts known to the practitioner; or

(9) performed services outside of the scope of practice of the license issued under IC 25-23.6.

As added by P.L.147-1997, SEC.11. Amended by P.L.2-1998, SEC.65.

 

IC 25-1-9-6.8Practitioner guidelines before prescribing stimulant medication for a child for treatment of certain disorders

     Sec. 6.8. (a) This section applies to a practitioner who is:

(1) licensed to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine under IC 25-22.5; or

(2) an advanced practice nurse granted prescriptive authority under IC 25-23, and whose practice agreement with a collaborating physician reflects the conditions specified in subsection (b).

     (b) Before prescribing a stimulant medication for a child for the treatment of attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, a practitioner described in subsection (a) shall follow the most recent guidelines adopted by the American Academy of Pediatrics or the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry for the diagnosis and evaluation of a child with attention deficit disorder or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

As added by P.L.107-2002, SEC.28.

 

IC 25-1-9-6.9Failing to provide or providing false information to agency

     Sec. 6.9. In addition to the actions listed under section 4 of this chapter that subject a practitioner to disciplinary sanctions, a practitioner is subject to the exercise of disciplinary sanctions under section 9 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that the practitioner has:

(1) failed to provide information requested by the Indiana professional licensing agency; or

(2) knowingly provided false information to the Indiana professional licensing agency;

for a provider profile required under IC 25-1-5-10.

As added by P.L.211-2001, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.206-2005, SEC.14.

 

IC 25-1-9-7Physical or mental examination; power to require

     Sec. 7. The board may order a practitioner to submit to a reasonable physical or mental examination, at the practitioner's own expense, if the practitioner's physical or mental capacity to practice safely is at issue in a disciplinary proceeding.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.158-2003, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-9-8Failure to submit to physical or mental examination; sanctions

     Sec. 8. Failure to comply with a board order to submit to a physical or mental examination makes a practitioner liable to summary suspension under section 10 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-9Disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 9. (a) The board may impose any of the following sanctions, singly or in combination, if it finds that a practitioner is subject to disciplinary sanctions under section 4, 5, 6, 6.7, or 6.9 of this chapter or IC 25-1-5-4:

(1) Permanently revoke a practitioner's license.

(2) Suspend a practitioner's license.

(3) Censure a practitioner.

(4) Issue a letter of reprimand.

(5) Place a practitioner on probation status and require the practitioner to:

(A) report regularly to the board upon the matters that are the basis of probation;

(B) limit practice to those areas prescribed by the board;

(C) continue or renew professional education under a preceptor, or as otherwise directed or approved by the board, until a satisfactory degree of skill has been attained in those areas that are the basis of the probation; or

(D) perform or refrain from performing any acts, including community restitution or service without compensation, that the board considers appropriate to the public interest or to the rehabilitation or treatment of the practitioner.

(6) Assess a fine against the practitioner in an amount not to exceed one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each violation listed in section 4 of this chapter, except for a finding of incompetency due to a physical or mental disability. When imposing a fine, the board shall consider a practitioner's ability to pay the amount assessed. If the practitioner fails to pay the fine within the time specified by the board, the board may suspend the practitioner's license without additional proceedings. However, a suspension may not be imposed if the sole basis for the suspension is the practitioner's inability to pay a fine.

     (b) The board may withdraw or modify the probation under subsection (a)(5) if it finds, after a hearing, that the deficiency that required disciplinary action has been remedied, or that changed circumstances warrant a modification of the order.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.48-1991, SEC.21; P.L.22-1999, SEC.5; P.L.32-2000, SEC.10; P.L.211-2001, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-9-10Summary license suspension pending final adjudication; notice; opportunity to be heard

     Sec. 10. (a) The board may summarily suspend a practitioner's license for ninety (90) days before a final adjudication or during the appeals process if the board finds that a practitioner represents a clear and immediate danger to the public health and safety if the practitioner is allowed to continue to practice. The summary suspension may be renewed upon a hearing before the board, and each renewal may be for ninety (90) days or less.

     (b) Before the board may summarily suspend a license that has been issued under IC 25-22.5, IC 25-38.1, or IC 25-14, the consumer protection division of the attorney general's office shall make a reasonable attempt to notify a practitioner of a hearing by the board to suspend a practitioner's license and of information regarding the allegation against the practitioner. The consumer protection division of the attorney general's office shall also notify the practitioner that the practitioner may provide a written or an oral statement to the board on the practitioner's behalf before the board issues an order for summary suspension. A reasonable attempt to reach the practitioner is made if the consumer protection division of the attorney general's office attempts to reach the practitioner by telephone or facsimile at the last telephone number of the practitioner on file with the board.

     (c) After a reasonable attempt is made to notify a practitioner under subsection (b):

(1) a court may not stay or vacate a summary suspension of a practitioner's license for the sole reason that the practitioner was not notified; and

(2) the practitioner may not petition the board for a delay of the summary suspension proceedings.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.43-1995, SEC.2; P.L.71-2000, SEC.18; P.L.2-2008, SEC.60.

 

IC 25-1-9-10.1Retention of clinical consultants and experts to advise on suspension

     Sec. 10.1. The attorney general may retain the services of a clinical consultant or an expert to provide the attorney general with advice concerning the acts that are the subject of a suspension under this chapter.

As added by P.L.43-1995, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-9-11Reinstatement of suspended licenses

     Sec. 11. The board may reinstate a license which has been suspended under this chapter if, after a hearing, the board is satisfied that the applicant is able to practice with reasonable skill and safety to the public. As a condition of reinstatement, the board may impose disciplinary or corrective measures authorized under this chapter.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-12Reinstatement of revoked license

     Sec. 12. The board may not reinstate a license that has been revoked under this chapter. An individual whose license has been revoked under this chapter may not apply for a new license until seven (7) years after the date of revocation.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-13Consistency of sanctions prescribed

     Sec. 13. The board shall seek to achieve consistency in the application of the sanctions authorized in this section. Significant departures from prior decisions involving similar conduct must be explained in the board's findings or orders.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-14Surrender of practitioners license instead of hearing; approval

     Sec. 14. A practitioner may petition the board to accept the surrender of the practitioner's license instead of a hearing before the board. The practitioner may not surrender the practitioner's license without the written approval of the board, and the board may impose any conditions appropriate to the surrender or reinstatement of a surrendered license.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-15Costs in disciplinary proceedings

     Sec. 15. Practitioners who have been subjected to disciplinary sanctions may be required by a board to pay for the costs of the proceeding. The practitioner's ability to pay shall be considered when costs are assessed. If the practitioner fails to pay the costs, a suspension may not be imposed solely upon the practitioner's inability to pay the amount assessed. These costs are limited to costs for the following:

(1) Court reporters.

(2) Transcripts.

(3) Certification of documents.

(4) Photoduplication.

(5) Witness attendance and mileage fees.

(6) Postage.

(7) Expert witnesses.

(8) Depositions.

(9) Notarizations.

(10) Administrative law judges.

As added by P.L.152-1988, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.158-2003, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-9-16Refusal of licensure or grant of probationary license

     Sec. 16. (a) The board may refuse to issue a license or may issue a probationary license to an applicant for licensure if:

(1) the applicant has been disciplined by a licensing entity of any state or jurisdiction, or has committed an act that would have subjected the applicant to the disciplinary process had the applicant been licensed in Indiana when the act occurred; and

(2) the violation for which the applicant was, or could have been, disciplined has a direct bearing on the applicant's ability to competently practice in Indiana.

     (b) The board may:

(1) refuse to issue a license; or

(2) issue a probationary license;

to an applicant for licensure if the applicant practiced without a license in violation of the law.

     (c) Whenever the board issues a probationary license, the board may impose one (1) or more of the following conditions:

(1) Report regularly to the board upon the matters that are the basis of the discipline of the other state or jurisdiction.

(2) Limit practice to those areas prescribed by the board.

(3) Continue or renew professional education.

(4) Engage in community restitution or service without compensation for a number of hours specified by the board.

(5) Perform or refrain from performing an act that the board considers appropriate to the public interest or to the rehabilitation or treatment of the applicant.

     (d) The board shall remove any limitations placed on a probationary license under this section if the board finds after a hearing that the deficiency that required disciplinary action has been remedied.

As added by P.L.33-1993, SEC.15. Amended by P.L.32-2000, SEC.11; P.L.197-2007, SEC.23.

 

IC 25-1-9-17Applicant appearance before board

     Sec. 17. The board may require an applicant for licensure to appear before the board before issuing a license.

As added by P.L.33-1993, SEC.16. Amended by P.L.84-2010, SEC.17.

 

IC 25-1-9-18Fitness determination of health care provider; filing complaint

     Sec. 18. (a) If the insurance commissioner forwards to the board the name of a practitioner under IC 34-18-9-4(a) (or IC 27-12-9-4(a) before its repeal), the board shall consider whether:

(1) the practitioner has become unfit to practice under section 4 of this chapter; and

(2) a complaint should be filed under IC 25-1-7-4.

     (b) If the board determines that a complaint should be filed under subsection (a), the board must report to the consumer protection division whether the board will schedule the matter:

(1) for informal negotiation under IC 25-1-7-6;

(2) on the board's agenda for a vote requesting that the attorney general prosecute the matter before the board under IC 25-1-7-7; or

(3) on the board's agenda for a vote on summary suspension of the practitioner's license pending prosecution of the matter before the board under IC 25-1-7-7.

     (c) A board may designate a board member or staff member to act on behalf of the board under this section.

As added by P.L.43-1995, SEC.4. Amended by P.L.1-1998, SEC.131.

 

IC 25-1-9-19Third party billing notice

     Sec. 19. A practitioner that provides to a patient notice concerning a third party billing for a health care service provided to the patient shall ensure that the notice:

(1) conspicuously states that the notice is not a bill;

(2) does not include a tear-off portion; and

(3) is not accompanied by a return mailing envelope.

As added by P.L.178-2003, SEC.12.

 

IC 25-1-9-20Repealed

As added by P.L.144-2007, SEC.25. Repealed by P.L.94-2016, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9-21Rules; management and disposition of health records

     Sec. 21. The board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to establish requirements for the management and disposition of health records (as defined in IC 16-18-2-168) on the discontinuation of practice by:

(1) sale;

(2) transfer;

(3) closure;

(4) disciplinary action;

(5) retirement; or

(6) death;

of the practitioner.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.16.

 

IC 25-1-9-22Prohibition on release of screening and test results

     Sec. 22. (a) This section applies to:

(1) a physician licensed under IC 25-22.5;

(2) a physician assistant licensed under IC 25-27.5;

(3) a certified direct entry midwife licensed under IC 25-23.4; and

(4) an advanced practice nurse licensed under IC 25-23;

who provides prenatal care within the scope of the provider's license.

     (b) Unless ordered by a court, an individual described in subsection (a) may not release to a law enforcement agency (as defined in IC 35-47-15-2) the results of:

(1) a verbal screening or questioning concerning drug or alcohol use;

(2) a urine test; or

(3) a blood test;

provided to a pregnant woman without the pregnant woman's consent.

As added by P.L.33-2016, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1Chapter 9.1. Out of Network Provider Referrals
           25-1-9.1-1Application of chapter
           25-1-9.1-2"Affiliated"
           25-1-9.1-3"Covered individual"
           25-1-9.1-4"Emergency medical condition"
           25-1-9.1-5"Health plan"
           25-1-9.1-6"Network"
           25-1-9.1-7"Network provider"
           25-1-9.1-8"Out of network provider"
           25-1-9.1-9"Provider"
           25-1-9.1-10"Provider group"
           25-1-9.1-11"Referral"
           25-1-9.1-12Notice to covered individual upon referral

 

IC 25-1-9.1-1Application of chapter

     Sec. 1. (a) This chapter applies to a referral made after December 31, 2017.

     (b) This chapter does not apply to the following:

(1) A referral for treatment of an emergency medical condition.

(2) A referral made:

(A) immediately following treatment of an emergency medical condition; and

(B) by the provider that rendered the treatment of the emergency medical condition.

(3) A referral for medically or psychologically necessary therapeutic services rendered to an admitted patient in:

(A) a hospital; or

(B) another facility to which a patient may be admitted for more than twenty-four (24) hours.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-2"Affiliated"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "affiliated" refers to a provider that is a member of the same provider group as another provider.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-3"Covered individual"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "covered individual" means an individual who is entitled to coverage under a health plan.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-4"Emergency medical condition"

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "emergency medical condition" means a medical condition that arises suddenly and unexpectedly and manifests itself by acute symptoms of such severity, including severe pain, that the absence of immediate medical attention could reasonably be expected by a prudent lay person who possesses an average knowledge of health and medicine to:

(1) place an individual's (including, with respect to a pregnant woman, her unborn child's) health in serious jeopardy;

(2) result in serious impairment to the individual's (including, with respect to a pregnant woman, her unborn child's) bodily functions; or

(3) result in serious dysfunction of a bodily organ or part of the individual (including, with respect to a pregnant woman, her unborn child).

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-5"Health plan"

     Sec. 5. (a) As used in this chapter, "health plan" means:

(1) a policy of accident and sickness insurance (as defined in IC 27-8-5-1);

(2) an individual contract or a group contract with a health maintenance organization under IC 27-13; or

(3) another plan or program that provides payment, reimbursement, or indemnification for the costs of health care items or services;

that conditions the payment of benefits, in whole or in part, on a covered individual's use of providers that have agreed to be part of a network.

     (b) The term does not include the following:

(1) Worker's compensation or similar insurance.

(2) Benefits provided under a certificate of exemption issued by the worker's compensation board under IC 22-3-2-5.

(3) Medicaid (IC 12-15).

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-6"Network"

     Sec. 6. As used in this chapter, "network" means a group of two (2) or more providers that have entered into:

(1) an agreement with an insurer under IC 27-8-11-3;

(2) a participating provider contract with a health maintenance organization under IC 27-13; or

(3) an agreement with another person specifying terms and conditions of the providers' rendering of health care items or services to covered individuals.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-7"Network provider"

     Sec. 7. As used in this chapter, "network provider" means a provider described in section 6 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-8"Out of network provider"

     Sec. 8. As used in this chapter, "out of network provider" means a provider that is not described in section 6 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-9"Provider"

     Sec. 9. (a) As used in this chapter, "provider" means a practitioner described in IC 25-1-9-2(1).

     (b) The term does not include an individual who holds a license, certification, registration, or permit issued under the following:

(1) IC 25-19.

(2) IC 25-38.1.

     (c) The term includes a provider group.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-10"Provider group"

     Sec. 10. As used in this chapter, "provider group" means a legal entity:

(1) that is owned by or employs one (1) or more providers; and

(2) through which billing is performed for health care items and services rendered by the providers.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-11"Referral"

     Sec. 11. (a) As used in this chapter, "referral" means a recommendation or direction made by a provider to a covered individual that the covered individual receive a health care item or service rendered by another provider that is not affiliated with the first provider.

     (b) The term does not include a recommendation or direction made by a provider to a covered individual that the covered individual receive a health care item or service rendered by another provider that is:

(1) affiliated with; or

(2) not specifically identified by name by;

the first provider.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.1-12Notice to covered individual upon referral

     Sec. 12. (a) This section does not apply to a referral made by a provider that has confirmed that the provider to which a covered individual is referred is a network provider with respect to the covered individual's health plan.

     (b) A provider that makes a referral shall provide to the covered individual an electronic or paper copy of written notice that states all the following:

(1) That an out of network provider may be called upon to render health care items or services to the covered individual during the course of treatment.

(2) That an out of network provider described in subdivision (1) is not bound by the payment provisions that apply to health care items or services rendered by a network provider under the covered individual's health plan.

(3) That the covered individual may contact the covered individual's health plan before receiving health care items or services rendered by an out of network provider described in subdivision (1):

(A) to obtain a list of network providers that may render the health care items or services; and

(B) for additional assistance.

As added by P.L.147-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.5Chapter 9.5. Telemedicine Services and Prescriptions
           25-1-9.5-1Allows agreements to alternative locations for providing telemedicine
           25-1-9.5-2"Distant site"
           25-1-9.5-3"Originating site"
           25-1-9.5-4"Prescriber"
           25-1-9.5-5"Store and forward"
           25-1-9.5-6"Telemedicine"
           25-1-9.5-7Standards for providing telemedicine; requirements
           25-1-9.5-8Issuance of prescription; controlled substance conditions
           25-1-9.5-9Physically located outside Indiana and providing health care; certification; renewal
           25-1-9.5-10Discipline; penalties
           25-1-9.5-11Pharmacy filling prescription
           25-1-9.5-12Adoption of rules

 

IC 25-1-9.5-1Allows agreements to alternative locations for providing telemedicine

     Sec. 1. (a) This chapter does not prohibit a provider, prescriber, insurer, or patient from agreeing to an alternative location of the patient, provider, or prescriber to conduct telemedicine.

     (b) This chapter does not supersede any other statute concerning a provider or prescriber who provides health care to a patient.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-2"Distant site"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "distant site" means a site at which a prescriber is located while providing health care services through telemedicine.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-3"Originating site"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "originating site" means any site at which a patient is located at the time health care services through telemedicine are provided to the individual.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-4"Prescriber"

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "prescriber" means any of the following:

(1) A physician licensed under IC 25-22.5.

(2) A physician assistant licensed under IC 25-27.5 and granted the authority to prescribe by the physician assistant's supervisory physician in accordance with IC 25-27.5-5-4.

(3) An advanced practice nurse licensed and granted the authority to prescribe drugs under IC 25-23.

(4) An optometrist licensed under IC 25-24.

(5) A podiatrist licensed under IC 25-29.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-5"Store and forward"

     Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "store and forward" means the transmission of a patient's medical information from an originating site to the prescriber at a distant site without the patient being present.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-6"Telemedicine"

     Sec. 6. (a) As used in this chapter, "telemedicine" means the delivery of health care services using electronic communications and information technology, including:

(1) secure videoconferencing;

(2) interactive audio-using store and forward technology; or

(3) remote patient monitoring technology;

between a provider in one (1) location and a patient in another location.

     (b) The term does not include the use of the following:

(1) Audio-only communication.

(2) A telephone call.

(3) Electronic mail.

(4) An instant messaging conversation.

(5) Facsimile.

(6) Internet questionnaire.

(7) Telephone consultation.

(8) Internet consultation.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-7Standards for providing telemedicine; requirements

     Sec. 7. (a) A prescriber who provides health care services through telemedicine shall be held to the same standards of appropriate practice as those standards for health care services provided at an in-person setting.

     (b) A prescriber may not use telemedicine, including issuing a prescription, for an individual who is located in Indiana unless a provider-patient relationship between the prescriber and the individual has been established. A prescriber who uses telemedicine shall, if such action would otherwise be required in the provision of the same health care services in a manner other than telemedicine, ensure that a proper provider-patient relationship is established. The provider-patient relationship by a prescriber who uses telemedicine must at a minimum include the following:

(1) Obtain the patient's name and contact information and:

(A) a verbal statement or other data from the patient identifying the patient's location; and

(B) to the extent reasonably possible, the identity of the requesting patient.

(2) Disclose the prescriber's name and disclose whether the prescriber is a physician, physician assistant, advanced practice nurse, optometrist, or podiatrist.

(3) Obtain informed consent from the patient.

(4) Obtain the patient's medical history and other information necessary to establish a diagnosis.

(5) Discuss with the patient the:

(A) diagnosis;

(B) evidence for the diagnosis; and

(C) risks and benefits of various treatment options, including when it is advisable to seek in-person care.

(6) Create and maintain a medical record for the patient and, subject to the consent of the patient, notify the patient's primary care provider of any prescriptions the prescriber has issued for the patient if the primary care provider's contact information is provided by the patient. The requirements in this subdivision do not apply when any of the following are met:

(A) The prescriber is using an electronic health record system that the patient's primary care provider is authorized to access.

(B) The prescriber has established an ongoing provider-patient relationship with the patient by providing care to the patient at least two (2) consecutive times through the use of telemedicine services. If the conditions of this clause are met, the prescriber shall maintain a medical record for the patient and shall notify the patient's primary care provider of any issued prescriptions.

(7) Issue proper instructions for appropriate follow-up care.

(8) Provide a telemedicine visit summary to the patient, including information that indicates any prescription that is being prescribed.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-8Issuance of prescription; controlled substance conditions

     Sec. 8. (a) A prescriber may issue a prescription to a patient who is receiving services through the use of telemedicine if the patient has not been examined previously by the prescriber in person if the following conditions are met:

(1) The prescriber has satisfied the applicable standard of care in the treatment of the patient.

(2) The issuance of the prescription by the prescriber is within the prescriber's scope of practice and certification.

(3) The prescription:

(A) meets the requirements of subsection (b); and

(B) is not for an opioid. However, an opioid may be prescribed if the opioid is a partial agonist that is used to treat or manage opioid dependence.

(4) The prescription is not for an abortion inducing drug (as defined in IC 16-18-2-1.6).

(5) The prescription is not for an ophthalmic device, including:

(A) glasses;

(B) contact lenses; or

(C) low vision devices.

     (b) Except as provided in subsection (a), a prescriber may issue a prescription for a controlled substance (as defined in IC 35-48-1-9) to a patient who is receiving services through the use of telemedicine, even if the patient has not been examined previously by the prescriber in person, if the following conditions are met:

(1) The prescriber maintains a valid controlled substance registration under IC 35-48-3.

(2) The prescriber meets the conditions set forth in 21 U.S.C. 829 et seq.

(3) The patient has been examined in person by a licensed Indiana health care provider and the licensed health care provider has established a treatment plan to assist the prescriber in the diagnosis of the patient.

(4) The prescriber has reviewed and approved the treatment plan described in subdivision (3) and is prescribing for the patient pursuant to the treatment plan.

(5) The prescriber complies with the requirements of the INSPECT program (IC 35-48-7).

     (c) A prescription for a controlled substance under this section must be prescribed and dispensed in accordance with IC 35-48-7.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-9Physically located outside Indiana and providing health care; certification; renewal

     Sec. 9. (a) A prescriber who is physically located outside Indiana is engaged in the provision of health care services in Indiana when the prescriber:

(1) establishes a provider-patient relationship under this chapter with; or

(2) determines whether to issue a prescription under this chapter for;

an individual who is located in Indiana.

     (b) A prescriber described in subsection (a) may not establish a provider-patient relationship under this chapter with or issue a prescription under this chapter for an individual who is located in Indiana unless the prescriber and the prescriber's employer or the prescriber's contractor, for purposes of providing health care services under this chapter, have certified in writing to the Indiana professional licensing agency, in a manner specified by the Indiana professional licensing agency, that the prescriber and the prescriber's employer or prescriber's contractor agree to be subject to:

(1) the jurisdiction of the courts of law of Indiana; and

(2) Indiana substantive and procedural laws;

concerning any claim asserted against the prescriber, the prescriber's employer, or the prescriber's contractor arising from the provision of health care services under this chapter to an individual who is located in Indiana at the time the health care services were provided. The filing of the certification under this subsection shall constitute a voluntary waiver by the prescriber, the prescriber's employer, or the prescriber's contractor of any respective right to avail themselves of the jurisdiction or laws other than those specified in this subsection concerning the claim. However, a prescriber that practices predominately in Indiana is not required to file the certification required by this subsection.

     (c) A prescriber shall renew the certification required under subsection (b) at the time the prescriber renews the prescriber's license.

     (d) A prescriber's employer or a prescriber's contractor is required to file the certification required by this section only at the time of initial certification.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.8.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-10Discipline; penalties

     Sec. 10. (a) A prescriber who violates this chapter is subject to disciplinary action under IC 25-1-9.

     (b) A prescriber's employer or a prescriber's contractor that violates this section commits a Class B infraction for each act in which a certification is not filed as required by section 9 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-11Pharmacy filling prescription

     Sec. 11. A pharmacy does not violate this chapter if the pharmacy fills a prescription for an opioid and the pharmacy is unaware that the prescription was written by a prescriber providing telemedicine services under this chapter.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.150-2017, SEC.10.

 

IC 25-1-9.5-12Adoption of rules

     Sec. 12. The Indiana professional licensing agency may adopt policies or rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this chapter. Adoption of policies or rules under this section may not delay the implementation and provision of telemedicine services under this chapter.

As added by P.L.78-2016, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-9.7Chapter 9.7. Prescribing and Dispensing of Opioids
           25-1-9.7-1"Prescriber"
           25-1-9.7-2Limitations on prescribing opioids; exemptions; documentation
           25-1-9.7-3Opioid prescription for lesser amount upon request
           25-1-9.7-4Partial refill; pharmacist responsibilities

 

IC 25-1-9.7-1"Prescriber"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "prescriber" refers to a practitioner who maintains an Indiana controlled substance registration and a federal Drug Enforcement Administration registration.

As added by P.L.182-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.7-2Limitations on prescribing opioids; exemptions; documentation

     Sec. 2. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a prescriber may issue a prescription for an opioid only if the following limitations are met:

(1) If the prescription is for an adult who is being prescribed an opioid for the first time by the prescriber, the initial prescription may not exceed a seven (7) day supply.

(2) If the prescription is for a child who is less than eighteen (18) years of age, the prescription may not exceed a seven (7) day supply.

     (b) The limitations set forth in subsection (a) do not apply under any of the following circumstances:

(1) The prescriber is issuing the prescription for the treatment or provision of any of the following:

(A) Cancer.

(B) Palliative care.

(C) Medication-assisted treatment for a substance use disorder.

(D) A condition that is adopted by rule by the medical licensing board under IC 25-22.5-13-8 to be necessary to be exempted from subsection (a).

(2) If, in the professional judgment of a prescriber, a patient requires more than the prescription limitations specified in subsection (a).

     (c) If a prescriber:

(1) determines that a drug other than an opioid is not appropriate; and

(2) uses an exemption specified in subsection (b)(1)(B) or (b)(2) and issues a prescription for a patient that exceeds the limitations set forth in subsection (a);

the prescriber shall document in the patient's medical record the indication that a drug other than an opiate was not appropriate and that the patient is receiving palliative care or that the prescriber is using the prescriber's professional judgment for the exemption.

As added by P.L.182-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.7-3Opioid prescription for lesser amount upon request

     Sec. 3. A prescriber shall, upon the request of the:

(1) patient;

(2) personal or legal representative of the patient; or

(3) guardian of the patient;

issue the opioid prescription for a lesser amount than the prescriber initially intended to prescribe, issue the opioid prescription for the lesser amount, and indicate the request and who made the request in the patient's medical file.

As added by P.L.182-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-9.7-4Partial refill; pharmacist responsibilities

     Sec. 4. (a) For a partial fill of an opioid prescription, a pharmacist shall dispense, upon request of the:

(1) patient;

(2) personal or legal representative of the patient; or

(3) guardian of the patient;

the lesser amount requested.

     (b) If a prescription for an opioid is partially filled under subsection (a), the pharmacist shall do the following:

(1) Comply with the partial refill requirements set forth in 21 U.S.C. 829.

(2) Document that an individual described in subsection (a) for whom the partial prescription was filled (or the individual's personal or legal representative or guardian) requested the partially filled prescription.

As added by P.L.182-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-10Chapter 10. Direct Primary Care Agreements
           25-1-10-1"Direct primary care agreement"
           25-1-10-2"Primary care provider"
           25-1-10-3"Primary care health services"
           25-1-10-4Direct primary care agreement not insurance; not subject to IC 27
           25-1-10-5Requirements for direct primary care agreement

 

IC 25-1-10-1"Direct primary care agreement"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "direct primary care agreement" means a contract entered into between a primary care provider or an employer of a primary care provider and an individual patient or the patient's legal representative in which the primary care provider or the employer of the primary care provider:

(1) agrees to provide primary care health services to the individual patient for an agreed upon fee and time;

(2) does not bill a third party that provides coverage to the patient for the primary care health services; and

(3) charges a periodic fee for the primary care health services.

As added by P.L.108-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-10-2"Primary care provider"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "primary care provider" means a person that is licensed, certified, or registered under IC 12, IC 16, or this title to provide primary care health services in Indiana.

As added by P.L.108-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-10-3"Primary care health services"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "primary care health services" includes any of the following services that are provided within the primary care provider's scope of practice and for the purpose of promotion of health or the detection and management of disease or injury:

(1) Screening.

(2) Assessment.

(3) Diagnosis.

(4) Treatment.

(5) Referrals.

(6) Coordination of care.

As added by P.L.108-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-10-4Direct primary care agreement not insurance; not subject to IC 27

     Sec. 4. (a) A direct primary care agreement is not insurance and is not subject to IC 27.

     (b) Entering into a direct primary care agreement is not the business of insurance and is not subject to IC 27.

     (c) A primary care provider or an employer of a primary care provider that enters into a direct primary care agreement is not required to obtain a certificate of authority under IC 27-1-3-20.

As added by P.L.108-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-10-5Requirements for direct primary care agreement

     Sec. 5. A direct primary care agreement must meet all of the following requirements:

(1) Be in writing.

(2) Be signed by the:

(A) primary care provider, the employer of the primary care provider, or an agent of the primary care provider or employer of the primary care provider; and

(B) the patient or the patient's legal representative.

(3) Allow either party to terminate the agreement upon written notice to the other party.

(4) Describe the scope of primary care health services that are covered by the periodic fee.

(5) Specify the periodic fee and any additional fees for ongoing care under the agreement.

(6) Specify the duration of the agreement and any automatic renewal periods.

(7) Require not more than twelve (12) months of a periodic fee to be paid in advance.

(8) Prominently state in writing that the agreement is not health insurance.

As added by P.L.108-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11Chapter 11. Professional Licensing Standards of Practice
           25-1-11-1"Board"
           25-1-11-2"Practitioner"
           25-1-11-3"License"
           25-1-11-4"Person"
           25-1-11-5Practitioner compliance with professional standards; findings meriting disciplinary sanctions; fraud or material deception
           25-1-11-6Architect or landscape architect; grounds for disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-11-7Auctioneers; grounds for disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-11-8Barbers; grounds for disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-11-9Engineers or professional surveyors; grounds for disciplinary sanctions
           25-1-11-9.5Repealed
           25-1-11-10Physical and mental examination of practitioner
           25-1-11-11Refusal of physical or mental examination; summary suspension
           25-1-11-12Sanctions for violations
           25-1-11-13Summary license suspension of real estate appraisers and other practitioners; notification by consumer protection division
           25-1-11-14Reinstatement of suspended license
           25-1-11-15Reinstatement of revoked license
           25-1-11-16Consistency of sanctions
           25-1-11-17Surrender of practitioner license; surrender prohibited if attorney general opposes
           25-1-11-18Costs; practitioners subject to sanctions
           25-1-11-19Refusal to issue license; probationary license; requirements
           25-1-11-20Appearance before board
           25-1-11-21Repealed

 

IC 25-1-11-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "board" means any of the entities described in IC 25-0.5-12.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.2-1995, SEC.93; P.L.234-1995, SEC.5; P.L.82-2000, SEC.6; P.L.162-2002, SEC.6; P.L.145-2003, SEC.6; P.L.185-2007, SEC.7; P.L.200-2007, SEC.7; P.L.3-2008, SEC.181; P.L.160-2009, SEC.10; P.L.84-2010, SEC.18; P.L.113-2010, SEC.103; P.L.42-2011, SEC.53; P.L.3-2014, SEC.27.

 

IC 25-1-11-2"Practitioner"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means a person that holds:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(4) an intern permit; or

(5) an inactive license;

issued by the board regulating a profession.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.236-1995, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-3"License"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "license" includes a license, certificate, registration, or permit.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-4"Person"

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "person" means an individual, a partnership, a corporation, or a limited liability company.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.236-1995, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-11-5Practitioner compliance with professional standards; findings meriting disciplinary sanctions; fraud or material deception

     Sec. 5. (a) A practitioner shall comply with the standards established by the board regulating a profession. A practitioner is subject to the exercise of the disciplinary sanctions under section 12 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that:

(1) a practitioner has:

(A) engaged in or knowingly cooperated in fraud or material deception in order to obtain a license to practice, including cheating on a licensing examination;

(B) engaged in fraud or material deception in the course of professional services or activities;

(C) advertised services or goods in a false or misleading manner; or

(D) been convicted of a crime or assessed a civil penalty involving fraudulent billing practices;

(2) a practitioner has been convicted of a crime that:

(A) has a direct bearing on the practitioner's ability to continue to practice competently; or

(B) is harmful to the public;

(3) a practitioner has knowingly violated a state statute or rule or federal statute or regulation regulating the profession for which the practitioner is licensed;

(4) a practitioner has continued to practice although the practitioner has become unfit to practice due to:

(A) professional incompetence, including undertaking professional activities that the practitioner is not qualified by training or experience to undertake;

(B) failure to keep abreast of current professional theory or practice;

(C) physical or mental disability; or

(D) addiction to, abuse of, or severe dependency on alcohol or other drugs that endanger the public by impairing a practitioner's ability to practice safely;

(5) a practitioner has engaged in a course of lewd or immoral conduct in connection with the delivery of services to the public;

(6) a practitioner has allowed the practitioner's name or a license issued under this chapter to be used in connection with an individual or business who renders services beyond the scope of that individual's or business's training, experience, or competence;

(7) a practitioner has had disciplinary action taken against the practitioner or the practitioner's license to practice in any state or jurisdiction on grounds similar to those under this chapter;

(8) a practitioner has assisted another person in committing an act that would constitute a ground for disciplinary sanction under this chapter;

(9) a practitioner has allowed a license issued by a board to be:

(A) used by another person; or

(B) displayed to the public when the license has expired, is inactive, or has been revoked or suspended; or

(10) a practitioner has failed to comply with an order imposing a sanction under section 12 of this chapter.

     (b) If an applicant or a practitioner has engaged in or knowingly cooperated in fraud or material deception to obtain a license to practice, including cheating on the licensing examination, the board may rescind the license if it has been granted, void the examination or other fraudulent or deceptive material, and prohibit the applicant from reapplying for the license for a length of time established by the board. An applicant who is aggrieved by a decision of the board under this section is entitled to hearing and appeal rights under the Indiana administrative rules and procedures act (IC 4-21.5).

     (c) A certified copy of the record of disciplinary action is conclusive evidence of the other jurisdiction's disciplinary action under subsection (a)(7).

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.84-1998, SEC.6; P.L.113-1999, SEC.1; P.L.197-2007, SEC.24.

 

IC 25-1-11-6Architect or landscape architect; grounds for disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 6. A practitioner registered as an architect or a landscape architect is subject to the disciplinary sanctions under section 12 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that the practitioner has:

(1) permitted the practitioner's seal to be affixed to plans, specifications, or drawings that were not prepared by the practitioner or under the practitioner's personal supervision by the practitioner's regularly employed subordinates; or

(2) used the title "engineer" or advertised to practice engineering and is not registered under IC 25-31-1.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-7Auctioneers; grounds for disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 7. A practitioner licensed to practice auctioneering is subject to the disciplinary sanctions under section 12 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that the practitioner has failed to:

(1) account and to make payment under IC 25-6.1-6-2; or

(2) keep the funds of others separate from the practitioner's own private accounts.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-8Barbers; grounds for disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 8. A practitioner registered as a barber is subject to the disciplinary sanctions under section 12 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that the practitioner has continued to practice barbering while the practitioner has an infectious, a contagious, or a communicable disease that has been epidemiologically demonstrated to be transmitted through casual contact during the scope of practice of barbering.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-9Engineers or professional surveyors; grounds for disciplinary sanctions

     Sec. 9. A practitioner registered as an engineer or a professional surveyor is subject to the disciplinary sanctions under section 12 of this chapter if, after a hearing, the board finds that the practitioner:

(1) has permitted the practitioner's seal to be affixed to plans, specifications, or drawings not prepared by the practitioner or under the practitioner's personal supervision by the practitioner's regularly employed subordinates; or

(2) has used the title "architect" or advertised to practice architecture and is not registered under IC 25-4-1.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.42-2011, SEC.54; P.L.57-2013, SEC.30.

 

IC 25-1-11-9.5Repealed

As added by P.L.237-1995, SEC.1. Repealed by P.L.194-2005, SEC.87.

 

IC 25-1-11-10Physical and mental examination of practitioner

     Sec. 10. The board may order a practitioner to submit to a reasonable physical or mental examination, at the practitioner's expense, if the practitioner's physical or mental capacity to practice safely and competently is at issue in a disciplinary proceeding.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.1; P.L.194-2005, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-11-11Refusal of physical or mental examination; summary suspension

     Sec. 11. Failure to comply with a board order to submit to a physical or mental examination makes a practitioner liable to summary suspension under section 13 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-12Sanctions for violations

     Sec. 12. (a) The board may impose any of the following sanctions, singly or in combination, if the board finds that a practitioner is subject to disciplinary sanctions under sections 5 through 9 of this chapter:

(1) Permanently revoke a practitioner's license.

(2) Suspend a practitioner's license.

(3) Censure a practitioner.

(4) Issue a letter of reprimand.

(5) Place a practitioner on probation status and require the practitioner to:

(A) report regularly to the board upon the matters that are the basis of probation;

(B) limit practice to those areas prescribed by the board;

(C) continue or renew professional education approved by the board until a satisfactory degree of skill has been attained in those areas that are the basis of the probation;

(D) perform or refrain from performing any acts, including community restitution or service without compensation, that the board considers appropriate to the public interest or to the rehabilitation or treatment of the practitioner; or

(E) satisfactorily complete a quality review (before July 1, 2012) or peer review (after June 30, 2012) specified by the board as a condition for termination of probationary status if the practitioner is a licensee (as defined in IC 25-2.1-1-8).

(6) Assess a civil penalty against the practitioner for not more than one thousand dollars ($1,000) for each violation listed in sections 5 through 9 of this chapter except for a finding of incompetency due to a physical or mental disability.

(7) Order a practitioner to pay consumer restitution to a person who suffered damages as a result of the conduct or omission that was the basis for the disciplinary sanctions under this chapter.

     (b) When imposing a civil penalty under subsection (a)(6), the board shall consider a practitioner's ability to pay the amount assessed. If the practitioner fails to pay the civil penalty within the time specified by the board, the board may suspend the practitioner's license without additional proceedings. However, a suspension may not be imposed if the sole basis for the suspension is the practitioner's inability to pay a civil penalty.

     (c) The board may withdraw or modify the probation under subsection (a)(5) if the board finds after a hearing that the deficiency that required disciplinary action has been remedied or that changed circumstances warrant a modification of the order.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.32-2000, SEC.12; P.L.177-2009, SEC.17; P.L.197-2011, SEC.74.

 

IC 25-1-11-13Summary license suspension of real estate appraisers and other practitioners; notification by consumer protection division

     Sec. 13. (a) The board may summarily suspend a practitioner's license for ninety (90) days before a final adjudication or during the appeals process if the board finds that a practitioner represents a clear and immediate danger to the public's health, safety, or property if the practitioner is allowed to continue to practice. The summary suspension may be renewed upon a hearing before the board, and each renewal may be for not more than ninety (90) days.

     (b) The board may summarily suspend the license of a real estate appraiser for ninety (90) days before a final adjudication or during the appeals process if the board finds that the licensed real estate appraiser has engaged in material and intentional misrepresentations or omissions in the preparation of at least three (3) written appraisal reports that were submitted by a person to obtain a loan. The summary suspension may be renewed after a hearing before the board. Each renewal of a summary suspension may be for not more than ninety (90) days.

     (c) The board may summarily suspend the license of an individual licensed under IC 25-34.1 for ninety (90) days before a final adjudication or during the appeals process if the board finds that the individual has engaged in material and intentional misrepresentations or omissions in at least three (3) transactions. The summary suspension may be renewed after a hearing before the board. Each renewal of a summary suspension may be for not more than ninety (90) days.

     (d) Before the board may summarily suspend a license under this section, the consumer protection division of the office of the attorney general shall make a reasonable attempt to notify a practitioner of:

(1) a hearing by the board to suspend the practitioner's license; and

(2) information regarding the allegation against the practitioner.

The consumer protection division of the office of the attorney general shall also notify the practitioner that the practitioner may provide a written or an oral statement to the board on the practitioner's behalf before the board issues an order for summary suspension. A reasonable attempt to notify the practitioner is made if the consumer protection division of the office of the attorney general attempts to notify the practitioner by telephone or facsimile at the last telephone number or facsimile number of the practitioner on file with the board.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.2; P.L.197-2007, SEC.25; P.L.209-2007, SEC.3; P.L.3-2008, SEC.182; P.L.231-2013, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-11-14Reinstatement of suspended license

     Sec. 14. The board may reinstate a license that has been suspended under this chapter if, after a hearing, the board is satisfied that the applicant is able to practice with reasonable skill, safety, and competency to the public. As a condition of reinstatement, the board may impose disciplinary or corrective measures authorized under this chapter.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.178-1997, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-11-15Reinstatement of revoked license

     Sec. 15. The board may not reinstate a license that has been revoked under this chapter. An individual whose license has been revoked under this chapter may not apply for a new license until seven (7) years after the date of revocation.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-16Consistency of sanctions

     Sec. 16. The board shall seek to achieve consistency in the application of sanctions authorized in this chapter. Significant departures from prior decisions involving similar conduct must be explained in the board's findings or orders.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-11-17Surrender of practitioner license; surrender prohibited if attorney general opposes

     Sec. 17. (a) Except as provided in subsection (b), a practitioner may petition the board to accept the surrender of the practitioner's license instead of having a hearing before the board. The practitioner may not surrender the practitioner's license without the written approval of the board, and the board may impose any conditions appropriate to the surrender or reinstatement of a surrendered license.

     (b) The board may not approve the surrender of a practitioner's license under subsection (a) if the office of the attorney general:

(1) has filed an administrative complaint concerning the practitioner's license; and

(2) opposes the surrender of the practitioner's license.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.52-2009, SEC.10; P.L.105-2009, SEC.13.

 

IC 25-1-11-18Costs; practitioners subject to sanctions

     Sec. 18. A practitioner who has been subjected to disciplinary sanctions may be required by a board to pay the costs of the proceeding. The practitioner's ability to pay shall be considered when costs are assessed. If the practitioner fails to pay the costs, a suspension may not be imposed solely upon the practitioner's inability to pay the amount assessed. These costs are limited to costs for the following:

(1) Court reporters.

(2) Transcripts.

(3) Certification of documents.

(4) Photo duplication.

(5) Witness attendance and mileage fees.

(6) Postage.

(7) Expert witnesses.

(8) Depositions.

(9) Notarizations.

(10) Administrative law judges.

(11) Real estate review appraisals, if applicable.

As added by P.L.214-1993, SEC.1. Amended by P.L.194-2005, SEC.8; P.L.52-2009, SEC.11; P.L.105-2009, SEC.14.

 

IC 25-1-11-19Refusal to issue license; probationary license; requirements

     Sec. 19. (a) The board may refuse to issue a license or may issue a probationary license to an applicant for licensure if:

(1) the applicant has:

(A) been disciplined by a licensing entity of another state or jurisdiction; or

(B) committed an act that would have subjected the applicant to the disciplinary process if the applicant had been licensed in Indiana when the act occurred; and

(2) the violation for which the applicant was or could have been disciplined has a bearing on the applicant's ability to competently perform or practice the profession in Indiana.

     (b) The board may:

(1) refuse to issue a license; or

(2) issue a probationary license;

to an applicant for licensure if the applicant practiced without a license in violation of the law.

     (c) Whenever the board issues a probationary license, the board may require a licensee to do any of the following:

(1) Report regularly to the board upon the matters that are the basis of the discipline of the other state or jurisdiction.

(2) Limit practice to the areas prescribed by the board.

(3) Continue or renew professional education requirements.

(4) Engage in community restitution or service without compensation for the number of hours specified by the board.

(5) Perform or refrain from performing an act that the board considers appropriate to the public interest or to the rehabilitation or treatment of the applicant.

     (d) The board shall remove any limitations placed on a probationary license under this section if the board finds after a public hearing that the deficiency that required disciplinary action has been remedied.

As added by P.L.194-2005, SEC.9. Amended by P.L.197-2007, SEC.26.

 

IC 25-1-11-20Appearance before board

     Sec. 20. The board may require an applicant for licensure to appear before the board before issuing a license.

As added by P.L.194-2005, SEC.10.

 

IC 25-1-11-21Repealed

As added by P.L.144-2007, SEC.26. Repealed by P.L.94-2016, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-12Chapter 12. Renewal of Licenses Held by Individuals in Military Service
           25-1-12-1Applicability of chapter
           25-1-12-2"Active duty" defined
           25-1-12-3"Armed forces of the United States" defined
           25-1-12-4"National guard" defined
           25-1-12-5"Practitioner" defined
           25-1-12-6Extension to renew license or complete continuing education; requirements for extension; additional extensions
           25-1-12-7Waiver of late fees
           25-1-12-8Construction with federal law

 

IC 25-1-12-1Applicability of chapter

     Sec. 1. (a) This chapter applies to an individual who:

(1) holds a license, certificate, registration, or permit under this title, IC 16, or IC 22; and

(2) is called to active duty.

     (b) This chapter applies to all individuals who:

(1) hold a license, certificate, registration, or permit under this title, IC 15, IC 16, or IC 22; and

(2) have been called to full-time service in the:

(A) armed forces of the United States; or

(B) National Guard;

after September 11, 2001.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.61; P.L.220-2011, SEC.405.

 

IC 25-1-12-2"Active duty" defined

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "active duty" means full-time service in the:

(1) armed forces of the United States; or

(2) national guard;

for a period that exceeds thirty (30) consecutive days in a calendar year.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-12-3"Armed forces of the United States" defined

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "armed forces of the United States" means the active or reserve components of:

(1) the Army;

(2) the Navy;

(3) the Air Force;

(4) the Coast Guard;

(5) the Marine Corps; or

(6) the Merchant Marine.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.2-2005, SEC.64.

 

IC 25-1-12-4"National guard" defined

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "national guard" means:

(1) the Indiana army national guard; or

(2) the Indiana air national guard.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-12-5"Practitioner" defined

     Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" means an individual who holds:

(1) an unlimited license, certificate, or registration;

(2) a limited or probationary license, certificate, or registration;

(3) a temporary license, certificate, registration, or permit;

(4) an intern permit; or

(5) a provisional license;

issued under this title, IC 16, or IC 22.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.2-2008, SEC.62.

 

IC 25-1-12-6Extension to renew license or complete continuing education; requirements for extension; additional extensions

     Sec. 6. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a practitioner who is called to active duty out of state and meets the requirements of subsection (b) is entitled to an extension of time described in subsection (c) to:

(1) renew; and

(2) complete the continuing education required by;

the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit.

     (b) The practitioner must meet the following requirements to receive the extension of time provided under subsection (a):

(1) On the date the practitioner enters active duty, the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit may not be revoked, suspended, lapsed, or be the subject of a complaint under IC 25-1-7.

(2) The practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit must expire while the practitioner is out of state on active duty, and the practitioner must not have received the notice of expiration before the date the practitioner entered active duty.

(3) The practitioner shall provide proof of out of state active duty by providing a copy of the practitioner's:

(A) discharge; or

(B) government movement orders;

to the agency, board, commission, or committee issuing the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit at the time the practitioner renews the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit under this chapter.

     (c) The extension of time provided under subsection (a) is equal to one hundred eighty (180) days after the date of the practitioner's discharge or release from active duty.

     (d) The agency, board, commission, or committee that issued the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit may extend the period provided in subsection (c) if the agency or board determines that an illness, an injury, or a disability related to the practitioner's active duty prevents the practitioner from renewing or completing the continuing education required for the practitioner's license, certificate, registration, or permit. However, the agency, board, commission, or committee may not extend the period for longer than three hundred sixty-five (365) days after the date of the practitioner's discharge or release from active duty.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.2-2005, SEC.65.

 

IC 25-1-12-7Waiver of late fees

     Sec. 7. Any late fees that may be assessed against a practitioner in connection with a renewal under this chapter are waived.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-12-8Construction with federal law

     Sec. 8. This chapter may not be construed as a restriction or limitation on any of the rights, benefits, and protections granted to a member of:

(1) the armed forces of the United States; or

(2) the national guard;

under federal law.

As added by P.L.88-2004, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-13Chapter 13. Indiana Scheduled Prescription Electronic Collection and Tracking Program
           25-1-13-1Effective date
           25-1-13-2"Agency"
           25-1-13-3"INSPECT"
           25-1-13-4Establishment of the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program
           25-1-13-5Agency functions, duties, and responsibilities
           25-1-13-6INSPECT program duties

 

IC 25-1-13-1Effective date

     Sec. 1. This chapter applies after June 30, 2007.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-13-2"Agency"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "agency" refers to the Indiana professional licensing agency established by IC 25-1-5-3.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-13-3"INSPECT"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "INSPECT" refers to the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program established by section 4 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-13-4Establishment of the Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program

     Sec. 4. The Indiana scheduled prescription electronic collection and tracking program is established within the agency.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-13-5Agency functions, duties, and responsibilities

     Sec. 5. The agency shall perform all administrative functions, duties, and responsibilities for the INSPECT program.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-13-6INSPECT program duties

     Sec. 6. The INSPECT program shall collect and process information received under IC 35-48-7-8.1 and has duties described in IC 35-48-7-10.1 and IC 35-48-7-11.1.

As added by P.L.65-2006, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-14Chapter 14. Repealed

Repealed by P.L.134-2012, SEC.28.

 

IC 25-1-15Chapter 15. Exemptions for Athletic Organization Practitioners Licensed in Other Jurisdictions
           25-1-15-1License
           25-1-15-2Practitioner
           25-1-15-3Exemption

 

IC 25-1-15-1License

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "license" includes a license, certificate, or registration.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-15-2Practitioner

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "practitioner" refers to any of the following:

(1) Athletic trainer.

(2) Chiropractor.

(3) Dentist.

(4) Dietitian.

(5) Marriage and family therapist.

(6) Massage therapist.

(7) Mental health counselor.

(8) Nurse.

(9) Occupational therapist.

(10) Optometrist.

(11) Physical therapist.

(12) Physician.

(13) Physician assistant.

(14) Podiatrist.

(15) Psychologist.

(16) Respiratory care practitioner.

(17) Social worker.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-15-3Exemption

     Sec. 3. (a) A practitioner licensed in another state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States or of any nation or foreign jurisdiction is exempt from the requirements of licensure under this title, if the practitioner:

(1) holds an active license to practice the profession in question in the other jurisdiction;

(2) engages in the active practice of the profession in which the practitioner is licensed in the other jurisdiction; and

(3) is employed or designated as the athletic or sports organization's practitioner by an athletic or sports organization visiting Indiana for a specific sporting event.

     (b) A practitioner's practice under this section is limited to the members, coaches, and staff of the athletic or sports organization that employs or designates the practitioner.

     (c) A practitioner practicing in Indiana under the authority of this section:

(1) does not have practice privileges in any licensed hospital or health care facility; and

(2) is not authorized to issue orders or prescriptions or to order testing at a medical facility;

in Indiana.

     (d) A practitioner's practice under this section may not exceed thirty (30) consecutive days for a specific event.

As added by P.L.177-2009, SEC.18.

 

IC 25-1-16Chapter 16. Evaluation of Regulated Occupations
           25-1-16-1"Agency"
           25-1-16-2"Board"
           25-1-16-3Repealed
           25-1-16-4"License"
           25-1-16-4.5"Office"
           25-1-16-5"Regulated occupation"
           25-1-16-6Repealed
           25-1-16-7Repealed
           25-1-16-8Review and evaluation of regulated occupations and boards; report
           25-1-16-9Cooperation with agency; testimony
           25-1-16-10Review schedule
           25-1-16-11Repealed
           25-1-16-12Repealed
           25-1-16-13Annual report
           25-1-16-14Public input
           25-1-16-15Review of new license proposals

 

IC 25-1-16-1"Agency"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "agency" refers to the Indiana professional licensing agency.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-16-2"Board"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "board" means an entity that regulates a specific regulated occupation.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-16-3Repealed

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.1.

 

IC 25-1-16-4"License"

     Sec. 4. As used in this chapter, "license" means:

(1) an unlimited license, permit, certificate, or certificate of registration;

(2) a temporary, limited, or probationary license, permit, certificate, or certificate of registration;

(3) an intern permit; or

(4) a provisional license;

issued by the board regulating the regulated occupation in question. "Licensed" has a corresponding meaning.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1-16-4.5"Office"

     Sec. 4.5. As used in this chapter, "office" refers to the office of management and budget.

As added by P.L.112-2014, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-16-5"Regulated occupation"

     Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "regulated occupation" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-1-7-1.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19.

 

IC 25-1-16-6Repealed

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.7. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-16-7Repealed

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.8; P.L.168-2016, SEC.4. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-16-8Review and evaluation of regulated occupations and boards; report

     Sec. 8. (a) The agency shall review and evaluate each regulated occupation and board. The review and evaluation must include the following:

(1) The functions, powers, and duties of the regulated occupation and the board, including any functions, powers, or duties that are inconsistent with current or projected practice of the occupation.

(2) An assessment of the management efficiency of the board.

(3) An assessment of the regulated occupation's and the board's ability to meet the objectives of the general assembly in licensing the regulated occupation.

(4) An assessment of the necessity, burden, and alternatives to the licenses issued by the board.

(5) An assessment of the fees that the board charges for licenses.

(6) Any other criteria identified by the agency.

     (b) The agency shall prepare a report concerning each regulated occupation and board that the agency reviews and evaluates. The report must contain the following:

(1) The number of individuals who are licensed in the regulated occupation.

(2) A summary of the board's functions and actions.

(3) The budget and other fiscal factors of regulating the regulated occupation, including the actual cost of administering license applications, renewals, and issuing licenses.

(4) An assessment of the effect of the regulated occupation on the state's economy, including consumers and businesses.

(5) Any recommendations for legislation, including whether:

(A) the regulation of a regulated occupation should be modified;

(B) the board should be combined with another board;

(C) the board or the regulation of the regulated occupation should be terminated;

(D) a license should be eliminated; or

(E) multiple licenses should be consolidated into a single license.

(6) Any recommendations for administrative changes.

(7) Information that supports the agency's recommendations.

     (c) This section does not apply to fees that support dedicated funds. After the agency has reviewed and evaluated a regulated occupation and board, the agency shall provide the board that is the subject of the agency's evaluation with recommendations for fees that the board should charge for application fees, renewal fees, and fees to issue licenses. The recommendation for fees must comply with the requirements under IC 25-1-8-2. However, the recommendation must not exceed the lesser of either one hundred dollars ($100) or the actual administrative cost to process the application or renew or issue the license.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.9; P.L.149-2016, SEC.76; P.L.49-2017, SEC.4.

 

IC 25-1-16-9Cooperation with agency; testimony

     Sec. 9. (a) A board shall cooperate with the agency, as the agency determines is necessary in the agency's review and evaluation of the board.

     (b) The agency shall allow testimony concerning each regulated occupation that is being reviewed and evaluated.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.5.

 

IC 25-1-16-10Review schedule

     Sec. 10. The agency shall establish a schedule to review and evaluate each regulated occupation. Each regulated occupation must be reviewed and evaluated at least every five (5) years.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.10; P.L.49-2017, SEC.6.

 

IC 25-1-16-11Repealed

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.112-2014, SEC.11. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-16-12Repealed

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.8.

 

IC 25-1-16-13Annual report

     Sec. 13. The agency shall submit a report to the:

(1) governor; and

(2) legislative services agency;

not later than July 1 of each year. The report submitted to the legislative services agency must be in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6.

As added by P.L.84-2010, SEC.19. Amended by P.L.53-2014, SEC.140; P.L.112-2014, SEC.12; P.L.49-2017, SEC.9.

 

IC 25-1-16-14Public input

     Sec. 14. The agency shall seek public input when considering any proposals or reports concerning the elimination of a license or change to a regulated occupation.

As added by P.L.112-2014, SEC.13. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.10.

 

IC 25-1-16-15Review of new license proposals

     Sec. 15. The agency shall review and evaluate a proposal to license a new occupation upon the request of any of the following:

(1) A member of the general assembly.

(2) A legislative staff member on behalf of a member of the general assembly.

(3) A member of the legislative services agency on behalf of a member of the general assembly.

As added by P.L.112-2014, SEC.14. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.11.

 

IC 25-1-17Chapter 17. Licensure of Individuals with Military Training; Licensure of Military Spouses
           25-1-17-1"Board"
           25-1-17-2"Military service"
           25-1-17-3"Military spouse"
           25-1-17-4Issuance of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military service applicant; conditions
           25-1-17-5Issuance of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military spouse applicant; conditions
           25-1-17-6Relevant experience
           25-1-17-7Effect of nonresidency
           25-1-17-8Temporary practice permit
           25-1-17-9Rules
           25-1-17-10Applications under established requirements
           25-1-17-11Rules for expedited issuance or renewal of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military spouse

 

IC 25-1-17-1"Board"

     Sec. 1. As used in this chapter, "board" has the meaning set forth in IC 25-1-8-1.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-2"Military service"

     Sec. 2. As used in this chapter, "military service" means service performed while an active member of any of the following:

(1) The armed forces of the United States.

(2) A reserve component of the armed forces of the United States.

(3) The National Guard.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-3"Military spouse"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "military spouse" means the husband or wife of an individual who is a member of the armed forces of the United States.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-4Issuance of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military service applicant; conditions

     Sec. 4. Notwithstanding any other law, a board shall issue a license, certificate, registration, or permit to a military service applicant to allow the applicant to practice the applicant's occupation in Indiana if, upon application to a licensing board, the applicant satisfies the following conditions:

(1) Has:

(A) completed a military program of training;

(B) been awarded a military occupational specialty; and

(C) performed in that occupational specialty;

at a level that is substantially equivalent to or exceeds the academic or experience requirements for a license, certificate, registration, or permit of the board from which the applicant is seeking licensure, certification, registration, or a permit.

(2) Has engaged in the active practice of the occupation for which the person is seeking a license, certificate, registration, or permit from the board for at least two (2) of the five (5) years preceding the date of the application under this section.

(3) Has not committed any act in any jurisdiction that would have constituted grounds for refusal, suspension, or revocation of a license, certificate, registration, or permit to practice that occupation in Indiana at the time the act was committed.

(4) Pays the fees required by the board from which the applicant is seeking licensure, certification, registration, or a permit.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-5Issuance of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military spouse applicant; conditions

     Sec. 5. Notwithstanding any other law, a board shall issue a license, certificate, registration, or permit to a military spouse to allow the military spouse to practice the military spouse's occupation in Indiana if, upon application to the board, the military spouse satisfies the following conditions:

(1) Holds a current license, certification, registration, or permit from another jurisdiction, and that jurisdiction's requirements for a license, certificate, registration, or permit are substantially equivalent to or exceed the requirements for a license, certificate, registration, or permit of the board from which the applicant is seeking licensure, certification, registration, or a permit.

(2) Can demonstrate competency in the occupation through methods as determined by the board, including having completed continuing education units or having had recent experience for at least two (2) of the five (5) years preceding the date of the application under this section.

(3) Has not committed any act in any jurisdiction that would have constituted grounds for refusal, suspension, or revocation of a license, certificate, registration, or permit to practice that occupation in Indiana at the time the act was committed.

(4) Is in good standing and has not been disciplined by the agency that has jurisdiction to issue the license, certification, registration, or permit.

(5) Pays any fees required by the occupational licensing board for which the applicant is seeking licensure, certification, registration, or a permit.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-6Relevant experience

     Sec. 6. (a) All relevant experience of a:

(1) military service member in the discharge of official duties; or

(2) military spouse, including full-time and part-time experience, regardless of whether in a paid or volunteer capacity;

must be credited in the calculation of years of practice in an occupation as required under section 4 or 5 of this chapter.

     (b) In determining if a military service member substantially meets the academic requirements for a license, certificate, registration, or permit issued by a board, the board shall consider the recommendations in the Guide to the Evaluation of Educational Experiences in the Armed Services published by the American Council on Education, or the council's successor organization.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-7Effect of nonresidency

     Sec. 7. A nonresident who is issued a license, certificate, registration, or permit under this chapter is entitled to the same rights and subject to the same obligations as required of a resident who is issued a license, certificate, registration, or permit by a board.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-8Temporary practice permit

     Sec. 8. (a) Notwithstanding any other law, a board may issue a temporary practice permit or provisional license to a:

(1) military service applicant; or

(2) military spouse who is licensed, certified, registered, or issued a permit in another jurisdiction;

while the military service applicant or military spouse is satisfying certain requirements, as determined by the board, for a license, certificate, registration, or permit under section 4 or 5 of this chapter.

     (b) The military service applicant or military spouse may practice under the temporary practice permit or provisional license issued under subsection (a) until:

(1) a license, certification, registration, or permit is granted or denied by the board;

(2) a temporary permit expires; or

(3) a provisional license holder fails to comply with the terms of the provisional license.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-9Rules

     Sec. 9. A board may adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 necessary to implement this chapter.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-10Applications under established requirements

     Sec. 10. This chapter does not prohibit a military service applicant or military spouse from proceeding under other licensure, certification, registration, or permit requirements established by a board.

As added by P.L.57-2012, SEC.2.

 

IC 25-1-17-11Rules for expedited issuance or renewal of license, certificate, registration, or permit to military spouse

     Sec. 11. The board shall expedite the issuance or renewal of a:

(1) license;

(2) certificate;

(3) registration; or

(4) permit;

of a military spouse whose husband or wife is assigned to a duty station in Indiana.

As added by P.L.94-2016, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.78-2017, SEC.7.

 

IC 25-1-18Chapter 18. Pilot Program for State Registration of Privately Certified Individuals
           25-1-18-1Restrictions on effect of chapter
           25-1-18-2Requirements applying to chapter
           25-1-18-3"Agency"
           25-1-18-4Repealed
           25-1-18-5"Executive director"
           25-1-18-6"Health care service occupation"
           25-1-18-7"Placed on the registry"
           25-1-18-8"Registry"
           25-1-18-9"Removed from the registry"
           25-1-18-10"Scope of practice"
           25-1-18-11"Supporting organization"
           25-1-18-12Application for approval of supporting organization
           25-1-18-13Executive director's determination whether to approve supporting organization
           25-1-18-14Prerequisites to individual's information being placed on the registry
           25-1-18-15Renewal of an individual's registration
           25-1-18-16Auditing of information by the Professional Licensing Agency and by approved supporting organizations
           25-1-18-17Review of changes; potential cancellation of supporting organization's approval or removal of individual from registry
           25-1-18-18Use of "state registered"; unauthorized use is Class B infraction
           25-1-18-19Rules
           25-1-18-20Right of review
           25-1-18-21Report to legislative council
           25-1-18-22Expiration of chapter

 

IC 25-1-18-1Restrictions on effect of chapter

     Sec. 1. (a) Under this chapter:

(1) a supporting organization may not be approved;

(2) an individual may not be state registered; and

(3) information about an individual may not be placed on the registry;

in connection with any health care service occupation or any occupation for which a person is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana plumbing commission.

     (b) If state or federal law provides that a certain act or procedure can be performed only by the holder of a particular occupational license, nothing in this chapter allows a person who does not hold that occupational license to perform the act or procedure.

     (c) This chapter:

(1) does not affect the:

(A) licensing of;

(B) issuance of a certificate to; or

(C) registration of;

a person by the Indiana plumbing commission or any other body that licenses, certifies, or registers persons under IC 25;

(2) may not be interpreted as allowing an individual to circumvent the procedure set forth in IC 25 for the:

(A) licensing of;

(B) issuance of a certificate to; or

(C) registration of;

a person by the Indiana plumbing commission or any other body that licenses, certifies, or registers persons under IC 25; and

(3) may not be interpreted as allowing an individual who is not licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana plumbing commission or another body under IC 25 to perform any act within the scope of practice of a person who is licensed, certified, or registered by the Indiana plumbing commission or another body under IC 25.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-2Requirements applying to chapter

     Sec. 2. The requirements of:

(1) IC 25-1-2;

(2) IC 25-1-5.5; and

(3) IC 25-1-8;

apply to this chapter.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-3"Agency"

     Sec. 3. As used in this chapter, "agency" refers to the Indiana professional licensing agency established by IC 25-1-5-3.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-4Repealed

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3. Repealed by P.L.49-2017, SEC.12.

 

IC 25-1-18-5"Executive director"

     Sec. 5. As used in this chapter, "executive director" refers to the executive director of the agency.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-6"Health care service occupation"

     Sec. 6. (a) As used in this chapter, "health care service occupation" means an occupation in which the practitioner provides, or assists in providing, care for the human body that is intended to prevent, treat, or manage:

(1) an illness, injury, physical deterioration, or physical defect; or

(2) the physical consequences of an illness, injury, physical deterioration, or physical defect;

of the human body.

     (b) The term includes:

(1) health care service occupations for which a license or certificate is issued under IC 25; and

(2) health care service occupations for which no license or certificate is issued under IC 25.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-7"Placed on the registry"

     Sec. 7. For purposes of this chapter, an individual being "placed on the registry" means that the types of information about the individual that are set forth in IC 25-1-5.5-3(b)(4) are posted on the registry and made available to the public under IC 25-1-5.5.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-8"Registry"

     Sec. 8. As used in this chapter, "registry" refers to the electronic registry of professions established by IC 25-1-5.5-1.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-9"Removed from the registry"

     Sec. 9. For purposes of this chapter, an individual being "removed from the registry" means that the information about the individual that was posted on the registry when the individual was placed on the registry is removed from the registry.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-10"Scope of practice"

     Sec. 10. As used in this chapter, "scope of practice" refers to the lawful procedures, actions, processes, or services that an individual who has obtained:

(1) a license or certificate under IC 25; or

(2) another certification or credential;

is specially qualified by training or skill to perform.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-11"Supporting organization"

     Sec. 11. (a) As used in this chapter, "supporting organization" means:

(1) a national organization; or

(2) the Indiana chapter of a national organization;

that exists solely to serve or benefit individuals who work in one (1) or more particular occupations.

     (b) The term includes an entity that provides professional certification, provides continuing education, or facilitates the continued existence of the occupation or occupations.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-12Application for approval of supporting organization

     Sec. 12. (a) An application for a supporting organization to be approved under this chapter must be submitted before July 1, 2017. An application must be submitted by the supporting organization on its own behalf and must include the following:

(1) The name of the supporting organization.

(2) The disclosure of each occupation that the supporting organization certifies.

(3) Information about how approving the supporting organization will provide consumers additional protection.

(4) The following information about the scope of practice of each occupation to which the supporting organization relates:

(A) The extent to which the scope of practice is similar to the scope of practice of a profession or occupation for which a license or certificate is issued under IC 25.

(B) The extent to which the services provided by individuals practicing the occupation include fiduciary responsibilities.

(C) The extent to which:

(i) the services provided by individuals practicing the occupation; or

(ii) the powers with which the individuals practicing the occupation are legally vested;

can be misused for unscrupulous reasons.

(5) The supporting organization's ability to certify and decertify individuals who have earned a specific certification or credential from the supporting organization.

(6) The supporting organization's ability to investigate consumer complaints against the individuals who have earned a specific certification or credential from the supporting organization.

(7) The supporting organization's administrative functionality, including monitoring the individuals who have earned a specific certification or credential from the supporting organization.

(8) Continuing education services provided by the supporting organization.

(9) The supporting organization's length of existence.

(10) The collective reputation of individuals who have earned a specific certification or credential offered by the supporting organization.

(11) Any other information requested by the agency.

     (b) After the agency has received a completed application, the agency shall evaluate the information included in the application under subsection (a) and hold a public meeting on the application at which public testimony on the application may be presented.

     (c) After the agency has conducted a public meeting under subsection (b), the executive director shall make a determination as to whether the supporting organization should be approved for purposes of this chapter.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.13.

 

IC 25-1-18-13Executive director's determination whether to approve supporting organization

     Sec. 13. (a) The executive director may not approve more than five (5) supporting organizations under this chapter.

     (b) The executive director may not approve a supporting organization for purposes of this chapter if any action performed within the scope of practice of individuals who have earned a certification or credential from the supporting organization is the same as or substantially similar to an action within the scope of practice of a profession or occupation that can be undertaken only by an individual who holds a license or certificate issued under IC 25.

     (c) If the executive director decides against approving a supporting organization, the supporting organization may appeal the executive director's determination in accordance with IC 4-21.5.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.14.

 

IC 25-1-18-14Prerequisites to individual's information being placed on the registry

     Sec. 14. (a) To be placed on the registry, an individual must satisfy the requirements set forth in subsection (b) before July 1, 2017.

     (b) An individual who wishes to be placed on the registry must:

(1) submit to the agency:

(A) any documentation required by the agency; and

(B) the information about the individual that will be posted on the registry; and

(2) meet the following requirements:

(A) Have earned a specific certification or credential offered by an approved supporting organization.

(B) Not have a conviction for a crime that has a direct bearing on the individual's ability to practice competently and lawfully.

(C) Submit to a national name based criminal history record check, as defined in IC 10-13-3-12.5.

(D) Not have outstanding tax liabilities.

(E) Not be delinquent (as defined by IC 25-1-1.2-4) on the payment of court ordered child support.

(F) Swear or affirm under penalty of perjury that the individual meets the eligibility standards set forth in clauses (A) through (E).

(G) Pay the fee required by the agency, as set by the agency.

     (c) An individual who complies with subsection (a) shall be placed on the registry and is state registered.

     (d) An individual who does not meet a requirement set forth in subsection (b)(2)(B), (b)(2)(D), or (b)(2)(E) may submit a request to the executive director to waive the requirement. After considering the waiver request, the executive director may waive the requirement for an individual if the executive director determines that the individual, in practicing the individual's occupation, would not present an unreasonable risk of harm to the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.15.

 

IC 25-1-18-15Renewal of an individual's registration

     Sec. 15. (a) Subject to section 22 of this chapter, an individual's registration under this chapter is valid for not more than two (2) years and may be renewed for successive periods that end on June 30 of odd-numbered years.

     (b) Subject to section 22 of this chapter, an individual who is state registered may renew the individual's registration by doing the following:

(1) Swearing or affirming under penalty of perjury that the individual meets the eligibility standards set forth in section 14(b)(2) of this chapter.

(2) Paying the fee required by the agency, as set by the agency.

     (c) Subject to section 22 of this chapter, the information about a state registered individual that is posted on the registry shall remain on the registry as long as the individual remains state registered, unless the individual is removed from the registry:

(1) by voluntary action of the individual; or

(2) by the agency under section 17(3) of this chapter.

However, notwithstanding the expiration of this chapter under section 22 of this chapter, information about a state registered individual that is posted on the registry before April 1, 2018, may remain on the registry after March 30, 2018, under IC 25-1-5.5-5.5.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3. Amended by P.L.49-2017, SEC.16.

 

IC 25-1-18-16Auditing of information by the Professional Licensing Agency and by approved supporting organizations

     Sec. 16. (a) The agency may audit documents and other information submitted under this chapter. If the agency believes that a document or other information submitted under this chapter contains any intentional misrepresentation, the agency may submit the information to the appropriate law enforcement agency or prosecuting attorney for appropriate action.

     (b) An approved supporting organization may:

(1) audit the information on the registry concerning individuals who are identified as having earned a certification or credential from the supporting organization; and

(2) notify the agency of any information that is incorrect.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-17Review of changes; potential cancellation of supporting organization's approval or removal of individual from registry

     Sec. 17. The agency shall adopt a process under which the agency may do the following:

(1) Receive notice of and review any change in:

(A) an approved supporting organization's requirements for the certification or credentialing of individuals; or

(B) the scope of practice of the occupation to which the approved supporting organization relates.

(2) Cancel a supporting organization's approval for any reason for which a supporting organization seeking approval may be denied approval under this chapter.

(3) Remove an individual from the registry if:

(A) the individual does not meet the eligibility requirements set forth in section 14(b) of this chapter;

(B) the supporting organization that awarded the certification or credential to the individual has lost its approval; or

(C) the office of the attorney general submits a written request to the agency to remove the individual from the registry because the individual poses a risk to the health, safety, or welfare of the public.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-18Use of "state registered"; unauthorized use is Class B infraction

     Sec. 18. (a) An individual who is placed on the registry may use the title or designation "state registered" in conjunction with the occupation name as given by the supporting organization as part of the individual's professional title on any letters, signs, cards, or advertisements in connection with the individual's occupation.

     (b) An individual who is not state registered or who has been removed from the registry:

(1) is not prohibited from performing for compensation an occupation of state registered individuals; but

(2) shall not use:

(A) the term "state registered"; or

(B) any words, letters, or abbreviations that tend to indicate that the individual is state registered;

as part of the individual's professional title on any letters, signs, cards, or advertisements in connection with the individual's occupation.

     (c) A person who violates this section commits a Class B infraction.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-19Rules

     Sec. 19. The agency shall adopt rules under IC 4-22-2 to administer this chapter.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-20Right of review

     Sec. 20. An individual or supporting organization that is aggrieved by an action taken under this chapter has a right of review of the action under the procedure provided in IC 4-21.5.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-21Report to legislative council

     Sec. 21. Not later than November 1, 2017, the executive director shall provide a report to the legislative council in an electronic format under IC 5-14-6 concerning the pilot program conducted under this chapter. The report must include the following:

(1) The names of the supporting organizations that were approved under the pilot program.

(2) The names of the supporting organizations that were not approved under the pilot program.

(3) The number of individuals who were state registered under the pilot program.

(4) Information about how state registration under the pilot program provided additional consumer protection to the residents of Indiana.

(5) The recommendations of the executive director about whether the pilot program established by this chapter should be continued and expanded.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-1-18-22Expiration of chapter

     Sec. 22. This chapter expires April 1, 2018.

As added by P.L.240-2015, SEC.3.

 

IC 25-2ARTICLE 2. REPEALED

Repealed by P.L.30-1993, SEC.8.

 

IC 25-2.1ARTICLE 2.1. ACCOUNTANTS
           Ch. 1.Title and Definitions
           Ch. 2.State Board of Accountancy
           Ch. 3.Certified Public Accountant
           Ch. 4.Certificates
           Ch. 5.Permits for Firms
           Ch. 6.Accounting Practitioners
           Ch. 7.Appointment of Agent
           Ch. 8.Enforcement
           Ch. 9.Complaints
           Ch. 10.Hearings
           Ch. 11.Reinstatement
           Ch. 12.Violations
           Ch. 13.Injunctions and Criminal Penalties
           Ch. 14.Client Records
           Ch. 15.Statute of Limitations

 

IC 25-2.1-1Chapter 1. Title and Definitions
           25-2.1-1-1Short title
           25-2.1-1-2Applicability of definitions
           25-2.1-1-3"Accounting practitioner"
           25-2.1-1-3.3"AICPA"
           25-2.1-1-3.8"Attest"
           25-2.1-1-4"Board"
           25-2.1-1-5"Certificate"
           25-2.1-1-6"Client"
           25-2.1-1-6.2"Competency based learning"
           25-2.1-1-6.3"Compilation"
           25-2.1-1-6.5"CPA"
           25-2.1-1-7"Firm"
           25-2.1-1-7.5"Learning plan"
           25-2.1-1-8"Licensee"
           25-2.1-1-8.5"PA"
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