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      RS 37:1360     


§1360. Powers and duties of the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

            In addition to the powers and duties established in R.S. 37:1270, the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners may do any of the following:

            (1) Adopt, revise, and enforce rules and regulations that it deems necessary to ensure the competency of applicants, the protection of the public, and the proper administration of this Part in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act.

            (2) Approve the license of duly qualified applicants and deny, suspend, revoke, or place on probation any licensee who acts beyond the scope of practice or engages in unprofessional conduct.

            (3) Conduct hearings on charges calling for the denial, suspension, or revocation of or the refusal to renew a license.

            (4) Adopt fees under its authority pursuant to R.S. 37:1281, for the purpose of administering the provisions of this Part.

            (5)(a) Establish an advisory committee on acupuncture to provide such assistance as the board may deem necessary or request in the administration of this Part.

            (b) The advisory committee may conduct and its members may attend and participate in a meeting via electronic means in accordance with R.S. 42:17.3.

            Added by Acts 1975, No. 665, §1; Acts 2016, No. 550, §1; Acts 2022, No. 408, §1.

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