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SOURCE: IC 25-22.5-2-7; (05)MO059002.13. -->
"SECTION 13. IC 25-22.5-2-7 IS AMENDED TO READ AS
FOLLOWS [EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2005]: Sec. 7. The board shall do
(1) Adopt rules and forms necessary to implement this article that
concern, but are not limited to, the following areas:
(A) Qualification by education, residence, citizenship, training,
and character for admission to an examination for licensure or
by endorsement for licensure.
(B) The examination for licensure.
(C) The license or permit.
(D) Fees for examination, permit, licensure, and registration.
(E) Reinstatement of licenses and permits.
(F) Payment of costs in disciplinary proceedings conducted by
(2) Administer oaths in matters relating to the discharge of its
(3) Enforce this article and assign service bureau personnel duties
as may be necessary in the discharge of the board's duty.
(4) Maintain, through the service bureau, full and complete
records of all applicants for licensure or permit and of all licenses
and permits issued.
(5) Make available, upon request, the complete schedule of
minimum requirements for licensure or permit.
(6) Issue, at the board's discretion, a temporary permit to an
applicant for the interim from the date of application until the next
regular meeting of the board.
(7) Issue an unlimited license, a limited license, or a temporary
medical permit, depending upon the qualifications of the
applicant, to any applicant who successfully fulfills all of the
requirements of this article.
(8) Adopt rules establishing standards for the competent practice
of medicine, osteopathic medicine, or any other form of practice
regulated by a limited license or permit issued under this article.
(9) Adopt rules regarding the appropriate prescribing of Schedule
III or Schedule IV controlled substances for the purpose of weight
reduction or to control obesity.
(10) Adopt rules and procedures, in consultation with the
board of pharmacy, concerning the electronic transmission of
prescriptions. The rules adopted under this subdivision must
address the following:
(A) Privacy protection for the practitioner and the
(B) Security of the electronic transmission.
(C) Use of a practitioner's United States Drug Enforcement
Agency registration number.
(D) Protection of the practitioner from identity theft or
fraudulent use of the practitioner's prescribing authority.".
Renumber all SECTIONS consecutively.
(Reference is to SB 590 as printed February 1, 2005.)