|(a) All individuals who wish to practice chiropractic
in this state, and who are not otherwise licensed under law, must
successfully pass an examination given by or at the direction of the
(b) An applicant for licensure through examination
shall submit to the Board a written application, on a form provided
by the Board. The information contained in the application shall be
verified by affidavit of the applicant. Along with the application,
an applicant shall also submit a fee, as provided by §78.6(a)
of this title (relating to Fees and Charges for Public Information).
Upon successfully passing the examination, an applicant shall submit
a fee for a new license as provided in §78.6(a) of this title.
The amount of the fee shall be prorated from the month of examination
to the birth month of the applicant.
(c) Applications for examination must be legibly printed
in ink or typewritten on the board form, which will be furnished by
the board upon request.
(d) Within 30 days of receiving the completed application,
required supporting materials, and required fee, the board shall provide
to the applicant a notification of the applicant's status regarding
their qualification to take the jurisprudence examination.
(e) The filing of an application and tendering of the
fee to the board shall not in any way obligate the board to admit
the applicant to examination until such applicant has been approved
by the board as meeting the statutory requirements for admission
to the examination for licensure.
(f) Any person furnishing false information on such
application shall be denied the right to take the examination, or
if the applicant has been licensed before it is made known to the
Board of the falseness of such information, such license shall be
subject to suspension, revocation or cancellation in accordance with
the Chiropractic Act, Occupations Code §201.501.
(g) Notwithstanding any other law, the Board waives
the license application and examination fees paid to the state for
an applicant who is a military service member or military veteran
whose military service, training, or education substantially meets
all of the requirements for a chiropractic license. For purposes
of this section, "military service member" means a person who is on
active duty and "military veteran" means a person who has served on
active duty and was discharged or released from active duty.
(h) Applicants seeking licensure may be refused admission
to the practice of chiropractic for certain prohibited acts in accordance
with Chiropractic Act, Occupations Code §201.502.