TBCE Adopts Amendments
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Monday, October 03, 2016 07:00 AM

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners (TBCE) adopted amendments to Chapter 72, §72.6, concerning Time, Place and Scope of Application,  Chapter 74, §74.1, and .2, concerning Chiropractic Radiologic Technologists, Chapter 78, §78.6, concerning Required Fees and Charges.  

The §72.6 amendment will reflect current examination practices and bring the rule into compliance with statutory guidelines contained within Subchapter G. License Requirements of the Chiropractic Act, and recognize the transition to an online jurisprudence examination.  This rule was proposed for publication at the Board's meeting on May 17, 2016. The proposed language was published on the Rules Committee and the Board agenda. Comment on the proposal was sought during the Rules Committee and the Board meetings prior to this publication in the Texas Register.  No comments were received regarding this amendment.

The §74.1 and 74.2 amendments are made as part of the Board’s review of Chapter 74 to fulfill its ongoing duty to conduct agency rule review.  This rule was proposed for publication at the Board's meeting on May 17, 2016. The proposed language was published on the Rules Committee and the Board agenda. Comment on the proposal was sought during the Rules Committee and the Board meetings prior to this publication in the Register.  No comments were received regarding this amendment.

The §78.6 amendment is made to update the rule to reflect and ratify the Board’s current Schedule of Fees regarding its jurisprudence examination and applicants that are being evaluated for licensure. It also acknowledges that a licensee may take a jurisprudence study course and receive 3 hours of CE. Finally, it contains an additional compliance tool for use by the Enforcement Committee.  This rule was proposed for publication at the Board's meeting on May 17, 2016. The proposed language was published on the Rules Committee and the Board agenda. Comment on the proposal was sought during the Rules Committee and the Board meetings prior to this publication in the Register.  No comments were received regarding this amendment.

While not the final copy of the text, THIS PREVIOUSLY PUBLISHED ARTICLE provides an overview of the amendments.  Check the TBCE website for the latest and most up-to-date rules.


Source: http://www.sos.state.tx.us/texreg/archive/September232016/Adopted%20Rules/22.EXAMINING%20BOARDS.html#106