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31CC68E87D31BBB08725857600625082 Hearing Summary


Date May 28, 2020      
Location SCR 357

HB20-1210 - Referred to Senate Appropriations

11:53:54 AM  

Senator Fields, bill sponsor, presented House Bill 20-1210.  This bill extends the repeal of the State Board of Chiropractic Examiners and the regulation of chiropractors until September 1, 2029. The bill also makes the following changes:

  • removes the requirement that a board member be a United States citizen;
  • removes the requirement that an applicant pass the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners exam and allows the state board to determine the appropriate exam;
  • changes the continuing education requirement from 15 hours to 30 hours every 2 years;
  • modifies grounds for discipline related to drug and alcohol use, failing to notify the board of any illness that makes the chiropractor unable to render services with reasonable skill and safety, failing to act within the limitations of a physical or mental condition, and failing to comply with limitations agreed under a confidential agreement;
  • allows chiropractors to enter into confidential agreements with the Board to limit their practices; and
  • allows a chiropractic student to perform chiropractic services if the student is in a course of instruction and a Board-approved school and has the signed written consent from the patient.
11:54:43 AM  

There was no in-person or written testimony submitted for this bill.

11:55:45 AM
Motion Refer House Bill 20-1210 to the Committee on Appropriations.
Moved Moreno
Lundeen Excused
Rodriguez Yes
Tate Yes
Todd Excused
Woodward No
Moreno Yes
Gonzales Yes
Final YES: 4   NO: 1   EXC: 2   ABS:  0   FINAL ACTION:  PASS

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details