Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-2-.07A - Endorsement for Military Spouses, Service Members

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

The Board may license by endorsement, a chiropractor who qualifies as a military spouse or transitioning service member as defined in O.C.G.A. § 43-1-34, subject to the following conditions:

(1) Holds an active license, in good standing, that was obtained by examination from another state or territory of the United States, for which the training, experience, and testing substantially meet or exceed the requirements under this State to obtain a license.
(2) An applicant will not be considered for licensure by endorsement in the State of Georgia if he or she has ever failed the Georgia Practical Examination.
(3) Applicants for licensure by endorsement must have been licensed, in good standing in ALL states in which they hold a license, must submit a verification of licensure from most recent state or territory in which they have ever held a license and must have been in active practice for a minimum of one (1) year. Applicants that do not meet these requirements outlined in paragraphs (1) and (2) of this rule must apply for licensure by examination.
(4) Applicants for licensure by endorsement must show evidence of having successfully passed all parts of the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners (NBCE) examination that were available at the time of graduation or was required by the state in which the applicant was first licensed, and practiced, for a minimum of one (1) year. Applicants must provide evidence of any such state requirement(s) referred to in this section of the rule.
(5) As part of the licensure process, the applicant shall complete an application for licensure by endorsement and shall:
(a) Submit all applicable fees provided for in Board Rule 100-11-.01;
(b) Cause the submission of all documents directly to the Board, as requested, from the states or entity authorized to make the submission;
(c) Submit a signed affidavit indicating that the applicant has read and understands the Laws and Rules governing the Chiropractic practice in the State of Georgia, and shall be subject thereto.
(6) To be considered for licensure by endorsement, an applicant's license(s) must be in good standing in any and all states and territories of the United States in which he or she successfully passed an examination for licensure.
(7) Applicants for licensure by endorsement may, at the discretion of the Board, be required to submit proof of having successfully passed the Special Purposes Examination for Chiropractic developed and administered by the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners which was taken no earlier than 24 months prior to date of application.
(8) The applicant for licensure by endorsement must not have committed any act that would constitute a violation of the Georgia Board of Chiropractic Laws and Rules. Furthermore, he or she must not be the subject of any pending or unresolved disciplinary action or malpractice judgement in this or any other state or territory.
(9) Applicants for licensure by endorsement may, at the discretion of the Board, be required to appear for a personal interview.

Notes

Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 100-2-.07A
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-25, 43-1-34; 43-9-6.1, 43-9-7, 43-9-9.
Original Rule entitled "Endorsement for Military Spouses, Service Members" adopted. F. Oct. 20, 2017; eff. Nov. 9, 2017.

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