Section 34-24-163

Issuance of certificates to persons practicing on January 1, 1960.

Notwithstanding any section of this article or any other law to the contrary, the board shall issue a license to practice chiropractic without examination to any person in the active practice of chiropractic in the State of Alabama on January 1, 1960; provided, that the person shall make a written application to the board on forms and in the manner prescribed by the board; and provided further, that the person produces evidence satisfactory to the board that he or she is a graduate of a school or college of chiropractic recognized by the board and is of good moral character. Such application shall be accompanied by a $25 application fee. Any person who is in the Armed Forces of the United States and who otherwise meets the qualifications of this section and was actively in the practice of chiropractic in this state before becoming a member of the Armed Forces of the United States shall have 90 days after discharge or resignation from the Armed Forces of the United States in which to make application. The provisions of this section shall be further governed by the portions of this article which specifies methods for revocation, refusal, or suspension of licenses, or rules and regulations governing retirement or surrender of licenses.

(Acts 1959, No. 108, p. 612, §21; Acts 1989, No. 89-237, p. 321, §2.)