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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 3TEXAS BOARD OF CHIROPRACTIC EXAMINERS
CHAPTER 72BOARD FEES, LICENSE APPLICATIONS, AND RENEWALS
RULE §72.22Requirements for Military Members and Veterans

(a) This section applies to an individual who is an active duty member of the United States armed forces or a veteran.

(b) The Board shall exempt an individual from any fee or penalty for failing to timely renew a license if the failure was due to the individual's service on active military duty.

(c) The Board may issue a license to a military member or veteran who:

  (1) holds a current license issued by another state with requirements substantially similar to Texas Occupations Code Chapter 201; or

  (2) held a license in Texas that expired while the individual lived in another state for at least six months within the five years preceding the application date.

(d) The Board may allow a military member or veteran to show competency by other means to meet the licensing requirements, including:

  (1) education;

  (2) continuing education courses;

  (3) examination results (including the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners parts I - IV and physiotherapy, or the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners SPEC examination);

  (4) letters of good standing or recommendation;

  (5) work experience; or

  (6) other methods approved by the executive director.

(e) A military member or veteran seeking a license shall submit an application with proof of the requirements under this section.

(f) A military member or veteran under subsection (c)(1) of this section shall be exempt from application and exam fees.

(g) A military member or veteran under subsection (c)(2) of this section shall pay application and exam fees.

(h) A military member or veteran seeking a license under this section shall undergo a criminal history background check.


Source Note: The provisions of this §72.22 adopted to be effective June 30, 2020, 45 TexReg 4026

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