SB653 H HHR AM #1

CR 3338

The Committee on Health and Human Resources moved to amend the bill on page 6, following line 118, by inserting the following:


30-14-9a. Osteopathic medical corporations -- Application for registration; fee; notice to Secretary of State of issuance of certificate; action by secretary of state.

(a) When One or more osteopathic physicians, allopathic physicians or duly licensed to practice osteopathic medicine in the State of West Virginia or physician assistants wish to may form an osteopathic medical corporation. such osteopathic physician or surgeon, or osteopathic physicians or surgeons An osteopathic physician or osteopathic physician assistant shall file a written application with the board on a form prescribed by the board, and shall furnish proof satisfactory to the board that the signer or all of the signers of such application is or are a duly licensed osteopathic physician or surgeon or osteopathic physicians or surgeons. A reasonable fee, the amount of such reasonable fee to be set by the board rules, shall accompany each such the application, no part of which shall be returnable.

(b) If the board finds that the signer or all of the signers of such the application are duly licensed, the board shall notify the Secretary of State that a certificate of authorization has been issued. to the individual or individuals signing such application.

(c) When the Secretary of State receives notification from the board that a certain individual or individuals has or have been issued a certificate of authorization, he or she shall attach such the authorization to the corporation application and upon compliance by the corporation with 31-1-1 et seq. of this code, the Secretary of State shall notify the incorporators that such the corporation, through a duly licensed osteopathic physician, or surgeon or duly licensed osteopathic physicians and surgeons, license allopathic physician may engage in the appropriate practice. of osteopathic medicine and surgery.