20 CSR 2230-1.010 - General Organization

PURPOSE: This rule is being amended to update information relating to the board.

(1) Whenever used in this division, the word board means the State Board of Podiatric Medicine.
(2) The State Board of Chiropody was created by an act of the 63rd General Assembly. The name of the State Board of Chiropody was changed to the State Board of Podiatry by an act of the 75th General Assembly. The name of the State Board of Podiatry was changed to the State Board of Podiatric Medicine by an act of the 88th General Assembly.
(3) The board consists of four (4) Missouri-licensed doctors of podiatric medicine and one (1) public member. The governor appoints the members of the board with the advice and consent of the senate, from nominees submitted by the director of the Division of Professional Registration. The term of office of each member is four (4) years.
(4) The board is authorized by section 330.140, RSMo to adopt rules necessary to administer and enforce the provisions of Chapter 330, RSMo.
(5) The board has superintending control over the practice of podiatric medicine within this state. The board's primary duties consist of:
(A) Examining and licensing applicants;
(B) Approving colleges of podiatric medicine;
(C) Approving continuing education programs;
(D) Issuing temporary licenses for internship/residencies; and
(E) Disciplining licenses of doctors found guilty of violating the provisions of Chapter 330, RSMo.
(6) The board will have at least one (1) regularly scheduled annual meeting and such other meetings as determined by the board.
(7) All board meetings will be governed by Roberts' Rules of Order.
(8) Members of the public may obtain information from the board or make submissions to the board, by writing the board office at PO Box 1335, Jefferson City, MO 65102-1335, by calling (573) 751-0873, sending a fax to (573) 751-6301, sending an email to podiatry@pr.mo.gov, or by visiting the board's website at http://pr.mo.gov/podiatrists.asp.


20 CSR 2230-1.010
AUTHORITY: sections 330.140, RSMo 2000 and 536.023.3, RSMo Supp. 2006.* This rule originally filed as 4 CSR 230-1.010. Original rule filed Dec. 23, 1975, effective Jan. 2, 1976. Rescinded and readopted: Filed Dec. 9, 1981, effective March 11 , 1982. Amended: Filed Oct. 30, 1997, effective April 30, 1998. Amended: Filed Sept. 1, 2004, effective March 30, 2005. Moved to 20 CSR 2230-1.010, effective Aug. 28, 2006. Amended: Filed July 11 , 2007, effective Jan. 30, 2008. Amended by Missouri Register October 1, 2019/Volume 44, Number 19, effective 11/30/2019

*Original authority: 330.140, RSMo 1945, amended 1981, 1993, 1995, 1998 and 536.023, RSMo 1975, amended 1976, 1997, 2004.

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