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Enrolled House Bill (H)

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Professional licensing agency matters. Allows a person who is enrolled in an architecture degree program to take the architect registration examination. Provides that the dietitians certification board is required to hold one regular meeting each year. (Current law requires two meetings.) Removes and repeals provisions concerning the application for and administration of the dietitian certification examination. Allows an individual to fit and dispense hearing aids while under the supervision and direction of a certified hearing aid dealer. Provides that certain duties of the medical licensing board are now duties of the committee of hearing aid dealer examiners. Requires that a Professional licensing agency matters. Allows a person who is enrolled in an architecture degree program to take the architect registration examination. Provides that the dietitians certification board is required to hold one regular meeting each year. (Current law requires two meetings.) Removes and repeals provisions concerning the application for and administration of the dietitian certification examination. Allows an individual to fit and dispense hearing aids while under the supervision and direction of a certified hearing aid dealer. Provides that certain duties of the medical licensing board are now duties of the committee of hearing aid dealer examiners. Requires that a person who applies for a massage therapist license must complete 625 hours of supervised classroom and hands on instruction on massage therapy. (Current law requires 500 hours.) Requires that a person who applies for a massage therapist license must submit to a national criminal history background check. (Current law requires a limited criminal history.) Requires a massage therapist who applies for license renewal to submit proof of professional liability insurance. Removes provisions that: (1) permit a student in medical school to take the medical licensure examination; and (2) concern grading examinations and how often the exam is administered. Changes a reference to a postgraduate training program that allows a permit to be issued to a foreign medical graduate. Requires a physician to make a personal appearance before the medical licensing board to establish the physician's work history if the physician has been inactive for more than three years. (Current law requires an appearance if the inactivity period is more than four years.) Allows the board of pharmacy to issue a provisional wholesale drug distributor license to an applicant that is located in Indiana and is in the process of obtaining accreditation or certification. Requires a third party logistics provider to be licensed by the board of pharmacy before engaging in third party logistics. Provides for certain requirements to be fulfilled prior to licensing for a third party logistics provider. Requires the board of pharmacy to adopt rules for licensing of third party logistics providers. Repeals provisions: (1) concerning the administration of the podiatrist licensure examination; and (2) that allow licensing of podiatrist's assistants. Conforms the podiatrist license reinstatement provisions with statutory reinstatement requirements. Provides that certain information from the previous two years must be reported to renew a podiatrist license. (Current law requires information to be reported from the previous four years.) Makes technical and conforming changes. ... View more