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2006 Florida Statutes

Section 460.4062, Florida Statutes 2006

460.4062  Chiropractic medicine faculty certificate.--

(1)  The department may issue a chiropractic medicine faculty certificate without examination to an individual who remits a nonrefundable application fee, not to exceed $100 as determined by rule of the board, and who demonstrates to the board that he or she meets the following requirements:

(a)  Is a graduate of an accredited school or college of chiropractic accredited by the Council on Chiropractic Education.

(b)  Holds a valid current license to practice chiropractic medicine in another jurisdiction in the United States.

(c)  Is at least 21 years of age and of good moral character.

(d)  Has not committed any act or offense in any jurisdiction which would constitute the basis for discipline under this chapter or chapter 456.

(e)  Has been offered and has accepted a full-time faculty appointment to teach in a program of chiropractic medicine at a publicly funded state university or college and provides a certification from the dean of the appointing college acknowledging the appointment.

(2)  The certificate shall authorize the holder to practice only in conjunction with his or her faculty position at a publicly funded state university or college and its affiliated clinics that are registered with the board as sites at which holders of chiropractic medicine faculty certificates will be practicing. Such certificate shall automatically expire upon termination of the holder's relationship with the school or after a period of 2 years, whichever occurs first.

(3)  The holder of a faculty certificate may engage in the practice of chiropractic medicine as permitted by this section.

(4)  Notwithstanding subsection (2), a chiropractic medicine faculty certificate is renewable every 2 years by a holder who applies to the board on a form prescribed by the board and who continues to satisfy the requirements set forth in subsection (1).

History.--s. 1, ch. 2004-2.