|(a) The Board may take disciplinary action against
a licensee or other person who violates a statute or rule under the
(b) The Board's disciplinary actions shall consider
the seriousness of the violation, any harm to a patient, the circumstances
of the licensee, and the Board's duty to protect the public.
(c) Disciplinary action may include one or more of
(1) revocation of license;
(2) suspension of license;
(3) suspension with probation;
(4) written formal reprimand;
(5) administrative penalty;
(6) repeat taking of the jurisprudence exam; and
(7) additional continuing education.
(d) The Board may impose additional conditions or restrictions
to aid a licensee's rehabilitation and education, including:
(1) completion of specific continuing education beyond
the minimum required of all licensees;
(2) passing a specific examination;
(3) restrictions on the type of treatment, treatment
procedures, or class of patients to be treated;
(4) restrictions on the supervision of others; or
(5) undergoing a psychological or medical evaluation
and undergoing any recommended treatment.
(e) During a suspension, a licensee may not:
(1) receive any remuneration from the practice of chiropractic;
(2) communicate with any patients other than to ensure
continuation of care;
(3) provide any chiropractic services to any person;
(4) be present at any location where chiropractic services
(f) The Board shall memorialize all final disciplinary
actions in a Board order.
(g) All Board final disciplinary actions are public
record unless otherwise exempted by law.
(h) The Board shall publish final disciplinary actions.
(i) The Board shall transmit all final disciplinary
actions involving criminal acts, physical or economic harm to patients,
or serious violations of statute or rule to the Chiropractic Information
Network-Board Action Data Bank (CIN-BAD) or other national data bank
as required by law.
(j) To the extent allowed by law, the Board shall only
transmit final disciplinary actions that involve criminal acts, physical
or economic harm to patients, or serious violations of statute or
(k) The Board shall consider reinstating a license
that has been finally revoked for more than a year.
(l) The Board may deny reinstatement of a revoked license
or grant reinstatement with or without conditions.
(m) A person who fails to comply with any term of an
agreed order approved by the Board shall be subject to disciplinary
action for failure to follow a final Board order.