S.C. Code Regs. 25-4 - Volunteer Licensure under Special Circumstances

Current through Register Vol. 45, No. 12, December 24, 2021

A. Volunteer and Special Event Licensure. The Board shall issue a volunteer or special event license for one calendar year or a part of a year, renewable annually upon approval by the Board. A volunteer or special event license must limit practice to a specific site(s) and practice setting(s) and purpose. The Board must not charge application or licensure fees or other fees in connection with the issuance or renewal of a volunteer or special event license. Requirements for a volunteer or special event license shall be as follows:
(1) satisfactory completion of a volunteer or special event license, including documentation of chiropractic college graduation and practice history;
(2) documentation of specific proposed practice sites and settings and proposed practice purposes, as provided for in subsections B or C;
(3) documentation that applicant has been previously issued an unrestricted license to practice chiropractic in this state or another state of the United States;
(4) documentation that applicant has never been the subject of any disciplinary action in any jurisdiction;
(5) for volunteer licenses, documentation and acknowledgment that the applicant has no expectation of payment or compensation and must not receive any payment or compensation, either direct or indirect or monetary or in-kind, for chiropractic care or any health services rendered.
B. Practice purposes for volunteer licenses.

During the period for which a volunteer license is issued, the following are the practice purposes upon which a volunteer license may be issued and renewed:

(1) Needy and Indigent Care. A chiropractor's practice must be exclusively and totally devoted to providing chiropractic care to the needy and indigent in South Carolina.
(2) State of emergency. A chiropractor's practice must be exclusively and totally devoted to providing chiropractic care to citizens of the State in areas which have been declared by the Governor to be in a state of emergency.
C. Emergency License. This license shall be for chiropractors who wish to devote their expertise exclusively to providing chiropractic care to citizens of the State in areas which have been declared by the Governor's office to be in a state of emergency. It will limit practice to a specific site(s) and practice setting(s). There will be no licensure or other fees associated with this Emergency License. Requirements for the Emergency License shall be as follows:
(1) satisfactory completion of a Volunteer License Application, including documentation of chiropractic college graduation and practice history;
(2) documentation of specific proposed practice location(s); and
(3) documentation that applicant has a current, unrestricted license to practice chiropractic in this state or another state of the United States;
D. Special Event License. A chiropractor's practice must be exclusively and totally devoted to providing chiropractic care while traveling with a team or organization in this State. A chiropractor issued a license pursuant to this section may treat only members of the team or organization with which the chiropractor is associated during the period in which the team or organization is in this State. The special event license must be issued by the Board prior to the event for which the license is required.

Notes

S.C. Code Regs. 25-4
Added by State Register Volume 17, Issue No. 5, Part 1, eff May 28, 1993. Amended by State Register Volume 19, Issue No. 4, eff April 28, 1995; State Register 23, Issue No. 6, eff June 25, 1999; State Register Volume 33, Issue No. 4, eff April 24, 2009; State Register Volume 37, Issue No. 6, eff June 28, 2013; State Register Volume 44, Issue No. 06, eff. June 26, 2020.

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