(a) The Legislature finds that it is appropriate and in the public interest to require the board of Medicine to regulate the practice of Radiologist Assistants.
(b) The West Virginia Board of Medicine, with the advice of the West Virginia Medical Imaging and Radiation Therapy Technology Board of Examiners, shall propose rules for legislative approval, in accordance with the provisions of article three, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code, to:
(1) Establish the scope of practice of a Radiologist Assistant;
(2) Develop the education and training requirements for a Radiologist Assistant; and
(3) Regulate Radiologist Assistants.