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S 0399 General Bill, By Leatherman
Similar (H 3307)
    A Bill to amend Section 40-51-30, as amended, Code of Laws of South Carolina, 1976, relating to the Board of Podiatry, its members, terms, and removal, so as to revise the procedures for nominating members and for removal from office and to delete the provisions pertaining to a medical consultant and a legal advisor to the Board; to amend Section 40-51-80, relating to examinations to practice podiatric medicine, so as to require the Board to offer them twice annually; to amend Section 40-51-110, relating to reciprocity, so as to allow reciprocal licensing without taking an examination; to amend Section 40-51-130, relating to recording of licenses with county clerk of court, so as to delete this requirement; to amend Section 40-51-160, relating to disciplinary action by the Board, so as to authorize the Board to require mental or physical examinations and access to records and to use them in proceedings and to provide penalties for refusal to consent to these examinations and access to records; and to amend Section 44-7-70, relating to reports by the State Board of Medical Examiners concerning disciplinary action against physicians, so as to require such reports on podiatrists.
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01/24/95Senate Introduced and read first time SJ-25
01/24/95Senate Referred to Committee on Medical Affairs SJ-26

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