SB653 H HHR AM #1
The Committee on Health and Human Resources moved to amend the bill on page 6, following line 118, by inserting the following:
ARTICLE 14. OSTEOPATHIC PHYSICIANS AND SURGEONS
§30-14-9a. Osteopathic medical corporations -- Application for registration; fee; notice to Secretary of State of issuance of certificate; action by secretary of state.
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.