Missouri Revised Statutes

Chapter 331
Chiropractors
Section 331.090

August 28, 2013


State board of chiropractic examiners created--appointment--qualifications--terms--removal.

331.090. 1. The "Missouri State Board of Chiropractic Examiners" shall consist of five chiropractors, not more than two of whom shall be graduated from the same school or college of chiropractic, and one voting public member, to be appointed by the governor, with the advice and consent of the senate, from nominees submitted by the director of the division of professional registration, for a term of five years; except that, of the chiropractic members appointed for the terms which begin in 1989, one shall be appointed for a term of three years and one for a term of four years, of the chiropractic members appointed for the terms which begin in 1990, one shall be appointed for a term of four years and one shall be appointed for a term of five years, and the chiropractic member appointed for the term which begins in 1991 shall be appointed for a term of five years. Beginning in 2002, all successors to members shall be appointed to terms of four years from the date of their appointment and until their successors have been appointed and qualified. Each member shall be limited to two full consecutive terms. A member may be removed by the governor for incompetence or improper conduct. The chiropractors shall be United States citizens and shall have been residents of this state for one year and shall have practiced chiropractic continuously for a period of at least two years prior to such appointment. No person shall be appointed to the state board of chiropractic examiners who practices any other method of healing than chiropractic as defined in this chapter. The president of the Missouri State Chiropractors Association in office at the time shall, at least ninety days prior to the expiration of the term of a board member, other than the public member, or as soon as feasible after a vacancy on the board otherwise occurs, submit to the director of the division of professional registration a list of five chiropractors qualified and willing to fill the vacancy in question, with the request and recommendation that the governor appoint one of the five persons so listed, and with the list so submitted, the president of the Missouri State Chiropractors Association shall include in his or her letter of transmittal a description of the method by which the names were chosen by that association.

2. The public member shall be at the time of his or her appointment a citizen of the United States; a resident of this state for a period of one year and a registered voter; a person who is not and never was a member of any profession licensed or regulated pursuant to this chapter or the spouse of such person; and a person who does not have and never has had a material, financial interest in either the providing of the professional services regulated by this chapter, or an activity or organization directly related to any profession licensed or regulated pursuant to this chapter. The duties of the public member shall not include the determination of the technical requirements to be met for licensure or whether any person meets such technical requirements or of the technical competence or technical judgment of a licensee or a candidate for licensure.

(RSMo 1939 10052, A.L. 1981 S.B. 16, A.L. 1988 S.B. 598, A.L. 1999 H.B. 343, A.L. 2001 H.B. 567)

Prior revision: 1929 13547


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