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Chapter 30     Entire Code


ARTICLE 1. GENERAL PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO ALL STATE BOARDS OF EXAMINATION OR REGISTRATION REFERRED TO IN CHAPTER.

ARTICLE 1A. PROCEDURE FOR REGULATION OF OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS.

ARTICLE 1B. PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO MILITARY MEMBERS AND THEIR SPOUSES.

ARTICLE 1C. INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT.

ARTICLE 1D. PROVISIONS AFFECTING CERTAIN BOARDS OF LICENSURE.

ARTICLE 2. ATTORNEYS-AT-LAW.

ARTICLE 2A. MEDICAL LICENSING BOARD.

ARTICLE 3. WEST VIRGINIA MEDICAL PRACTICE ACT.

ARTICLE 3A. MANAGEMENT OF INTRACTABLE PAIN.

ARTICLE 3B. MOBILE INTENSIVE CARE PARAMEDICS.

ARTICLE 3C. HEALTH CARE PEER REVIEW ORGANIZATION PROTECTION.

ARTICLE 3D. PHYSICIAN HEALTH PROGRAMS.

ARTICLE 3E. PHYSICIAN ASSISTANTS PRACTICE ACT.

ARTICLE 3F. DIRECT PRIMARY CARE PRACTICE.

ARTICLE 4. WEST VIRGINIA DENTAL PRACTICE ACT.

ARTICLE 4A. ADMINISTRATION OF ANESTHESIA BY DENTISTS.

ARTICLE 5. PHARMACISTS, PHARMACY TECHNICIANS, PHARMACY INTERNS AND PHARMACIES.

ARTICLE 6. BOARD OF FUNERAL SERVICE EXAMINERS.

ARTICLE 7. REGISTERED PROFESSIONAL NURSES.

ARTICLE 7A. PRACTICAL NURSES.

ARTICLE 7B. CENTER FOR NURSING.

ARTICLE 7C. DIALYSIS TECHNICIANS.

ARTICLE 7D. MEDICATION ASSISTIVE PERSONS.

ARTICLE 7E. NURSE HEALTH PROGRAMS.

ARTICLE 7F. NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT.

ARTICLE 8. OPTOMETRISTS.

ARTICLE 8A. EYE CARE CONSUMER PROTECTION LAW.

ARTICLE 9. ACCOUNTANTS.

ARTICLE 10. VETERINARIANS.

ARTICLE 10A. ANIMAL EUTHANASIA TECHNICIANS.

ARTICLE 11. CHIROPODISTS-PODIATRISTS.

ARTICLE 12. ARCHITECTS.

ARTICLE 13. ENGINEERS.

ARTICLE 13A. LAND SURVEYORS.

ARTICLE 14. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.

ARTICLE 14A. ASSISTANTS TO OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS.

ARTICLE 15. NURSE-MIDWIVES.

ARTICLE 16. CHIROPRACTORS.

ARTICLE 17. SANITARIANS.

ARTICLE 18. PRIVATE INVESTIGATIVE AND SECURITY SERVICES.

ARTICLE 19. FORESTERS.

ARTICLE 20. PHYSICAL THERAPISTS.

ARTICLE 20A. ATHLETIC TRAINERS.

ARTICLE 21. PSYCHOLOGISTS; SCHOOL PSYCHOLOGISTS.

ARTICLE 22. LANDSCAPE ARCHITECTS.

ARTICLE 23. RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGISTS.

ARTICLE 24. QUALIFICATION OF ARMED FORCES HEALTH TECHNICIANS FOR CIVILIAN HEALTH OCCUPATIONS.

ARTICLE 25. NURSING HOME ADMINISTRATORS.

ARTICLE 26. HEARING-AID DEALERS AND FITTERS.

ARTICLE 27. BOARD OF BARBERS AND COSMETOLOGISTS.

ARTICLE 28. WEST VIRGINIA OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY PRACTICE ACT.

ARTICLE 29. LAW-ENFORCEMENT TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION.

ARTICLE 29A. STANDARDS FOR PROFESSIONAL FIRE FIGHTERS TRAINING; REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP AND CERTIFICATION.

ARTICLE 30. SOCIAL WORKERS.

ARTICLE 31. LICENSED PROFESSIONAL COUNSELORS.

ARTICLE 32. SPEECH-LANGUAGE PATHOLOGISTS AND AUDIOLOGISTS.

ARTICLE 33. TATTOO STUDIO BUSINESS.

ARTICLE 34. BOARD OF RESPIRATORY CARE PRACTITIONERS.

ARTICLE 35. BOARD OF DIETITIANS.

ARTICLE 36. ACUPUNCTURISTS.

ARTICLE 37. MASSAGE THERAPISTS.

ARTICLE 38. THE REAL ESTATE APPRAISER LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION ACT.

ARTICLE 38A. APPRAISAL MANAGEMENT COMPANIES REGISTRATION ACT.

ARTICLE 39. UNIFORM ATHLETE AGENTS ACT.

ARTICLE 40. WEST VIRGINIA REAL ESTATE LICENSE ACT.

ARTICLE 41. PHYSICAL THERAPY LICENSURE COMPACT ACT.

ARTICLE 4B. DENTAL LABORATORY SERVICES.

§30-4B-1. Unlawful acts.

(a) It is unlawful for any person, other than a dentist or other dental practitioner, to sell, offer for sale or furnish any dental prosthesis or other dental laboratory service to any person who is not a dentist or other dental practitioner.

(b) It is unlawful for any person to perform dental laboratory services without a work authorization: Provided, That this subsection does not apply to a dentist or other dental practitioner, or to their employees working under their direct supervision, performing dental laboratory services as a part of their own dental practice and for their own dental patients.

(c) It is unlawful for any dental laboratory to perform any dental laboratory service without the issuance of a work authorization by a dentist or other dental practitioner.

(d) It is unlawful for any dental laboratory or dentist who fabricates a full upper or full lower set of prosthetic dentures not to affix upon the dentures, in a nonremovable manner, the name of the patient, the initials of the dentist's state of practice and license identification.

(e) It is unlawful for any dental laboratory either directly or indirectly:

(1) To advertise that it is engaged in the business of performing dental laboratory services;

(2) To advertise it performs dental laboratory services for members of the public;

(3) To advertise a price for the performance of dental laboratory services; or

(4) To advertise techniques used or materials employed by it in the performance of dental laboratory services: Provided, That this subsection does not prevent dental laboratories from advertising in dental journals or in other professional dental publications or from communicating directly to a dentist and other dental practitioner or from listing the dental laboratory in business and telephone directories if the business and telephone directory announcements are limited to name, address and telephone number and do not occupy more than the number of lines necessary to disclose the information, or from displaying the trade name and address of the dental laboratory on the door of its place of business or on name plates or door plates exhibited on the interior or exterior of the place of business.

§30-4B-2. Work authorization required; contents; retention.

(a) No dental laboratory technician may perform any dental laboratory service without the issuance of a work authorization by a dentist or other dental practitioner.

(b) Each work authorization shall contain:

(1) The name and address of the dental laboratory to which it is directed;

(2) The case identification;

(3) A specification of the materials to be used;

(4) A description of the work to be done and, if necessary, diagrams thereof;

(5) The date of issue; and

(6) The signature and address of the dentist or other dental practitioner issuing the work authorization.

(c)A separate work authorization shall be issued for each patient of the dentist or other dental practitioner for whom a dental laboratory service is to be performed.

(d) Every work authorization shall be made in duplicate with the original being delivered to the dental laboratory to which it is directed and the copy being retained in the office of the issuing dentist or other dental practitioner. A work authorization shall be saved for a period of two years from its date of issue.

§30-4B-3. Denture identification.

 A dental laboratory or a dentist who engages in dental laboratory services and who fabricates any full upper or full lower set of prosthetic dentures shall affix upon the dentures, in a nonremovable manner, the name of the patient for whom the dentures are made and the initials of the dentist's state of practice and license identification number.

§30-4B-4. Review of dental laboratory services.

The board may review the dental laboratory services of a dental laboratory on a random and general basis without any requirement of a formal complaint or suspicion of impropriety.

§30-4B-5.

Repealed.

Acts, 2013 Reg. Sess., Ch. 150.

§30-4B-6.

Repealed.

Acts, 2013 Reg. Sess., Ch. 150.

§30-4B-7.

Repealed.

Acts, 2013 Reg. Sess., Ch. 150.

§30-4B-8.

Repealed.

Acts, 2013 Reg. Sess., Ch. 150.

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