CHAPTER 210

(SB 16)

Chiropractors must be licensed before they can advertise.


         ENTITLED, An Act to  prohibit advertising chiropractic services without first obtaining a license.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

     Section  1.  That § 36-5-2 be amended to read as follows:

     36-5-2.   Any person who advertises, practices , or attempts to practice chiropractic or who uses the title chiropractor or any word or title having a tendency to induce any person to believe that the person is a chiropractor without first having secured a license from the Board of Chiropractic Examiners or an annual license renewal from the Board of Chiropractic Examiners is guilty of a Class 1 misdemeanor. The state's attorneys shall enforce the provisions of this chapter within their respective counties.

     Signed February 1, 2007
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