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Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 455
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION: GENERAL PROVISIONS
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CHAPTER 455
CHAPTER 455
BUSINESS AND PROFESSIONAL REGULATION: GENERAL PROVISIONS
455.01
Definitions.
455.017
Applicability of this chapter.
455.02
Licensure of members of the Armed Forces in good standing and their spouses with administrative boards.
455.10
Restriction on requirement of citizenship.
455.11
Qualification of immigrants for examination to practice a licensed profession or occupation.
455.116
Regulation trust funds.
455.1165
Federal Grants Trust Fund.
455.117
Sale of services and information by department.
455.201
Professions and occupations regulated by department; legislative intent; requirements.
455.203
Department; powers and duties.
455.2035
Rulemaking authority for professions not under a board.
455.204
Long-range policy planning; plans, reports, and recommendations.
455.205
Contacting boards through department.
455.207
Boards; organization; meetings; compensation and travel expenses.
455.208
Publication of information.
455.209
Accountability and liability of board members.
455.211
Board rules; final agency action; challenges.
455.212
Education; substituting demonstration of competency for clock-hour requirements.
455.2121
Education; accreditation.
455.2122
Education.
455.2123
Continuing education.
455.2124
Proration of or not requiring continuing education.
455.2125
Consultation with postsecondary education boards prior to adoption of changes to training requirements.
455.213
General licensing provisions.
455.214
Limited licenses.
455.217
Examinations.
455.2171
Use of professional testing services.
455.2175
Penalty for theft or reproduction of an examination.
455.2177
Monitoring of compliance with continuing education requirements.
455.2178
Continuing education providers.
455.2179
Continuing education provider and course approval; cease and desist orders.
455.218
Foreign-trained professionals; special examination and license provisions.
455.2185
Exemption for certain out-of-state or foreign professionals; limited practice permitted.
455.219
Fees; receipts; disposition; periodic management reports.
455.221
Legal and investigative services.
455.2228
Barbers and cosmetologists; instruction on HIV and AIDS.
455.223
Power to administer oaths, take depositions, and issue subpoenas.
455.2235
Mediation.
455.224
Authority to issue citations.
455.225
Disciplinary proceedings.
455.2255
Classification of disciplinary actions.
455.227
Grounds for discipline; penalties; enforcement.
455.2273
Disciplinary guidelines.
455.2274
Criminal proceedings against licensees; appearances by department representatives.
455.2275
Penalty for giving false information.
455.2277
Prosecution of criminal violations.
455.228
Unlicensed practice of a profession; cease and desist notice; civil penalty; enforcement; citations; allocation of moneys collected.
455.2281
Unlicensed activities; fees; disposition.
455.2285
Annual report concerning finances, administrative complaints, disciplinary actions, and recommendations.
455.2286
Automated information system.
455.229
Public inspection of information required from applicants; exceptions; examination hearing.
455.232
Disclosure of confidential information.
455.24
Advertisement by a veterinarian of free or discounted services; required statement.
455.242
Veterinarians; disposition of records of deceased practitioners or practitioners relocating or terminating practice.
455.243
Authority to inspect.
455.245
Veterinarians; immediate suspension of license.
455.271
Inactive and delinquent status.
455.273
Renewal and cancellation notices.
455.275
Address of record.
455.32
Management Privatization Act.