Report of Hearings of January 17, 1907, on S. 5221, to Regulate the Practice of Osteopathy, to License Osteopathic Physicians, and to Punish Persons Violating the Provisions Therof in the District of Columbia ...

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1907 - Osteopathic medicine - 41 pages
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Page 41 - An Act to regulate the practice of medicine and surgery, to license physicians and surgeons, and to punish persons violating the provisions thereof in the District of Columbia...
Page 43 - District jail for a period of not less than ten nor more than ninety days, or by both such fine and imprisonment. It shall be the duty of the United States district attorney for the District of Columbia to prosecute all violations of the provisions of this act.
Page 43 - Columbia a license and registered the same as herein provided, or in violation of any of the provisions of this act or any of the rules and regulations made by...
Page 43 - ... in complaints for violating the provisions of this section, the accused person shall be furnished with a copy of the complaint, and given a hearing before said board, in person or by attorney.
Page 11 - That a license shall be issued upon application, free of cost and without examination, to each midwife registered at the health office of the District of Columbia at the time of the passage of this Act. SEC. 10. That the board of medical supervisors of the District of Columbia...
Page 42 - Columbia may, by a vote of four members, refuse to grant or may revoke a license, and may cause the name of any person to be removed from the record of the supreme court of the District of Columbia and from the register of the health office for any of the following causes, to wit: The employment of fraud or deception in passing the examinations provided for in this Act, chronic inebriety, the practice of criminal abortion, conviction of crime involving moral turpitude, or of unprofessional or dishonorable...
Page 41 - Said board shall make, subject to the approval of the Commissioners of the District of Columbia, such regulations as may be necessary to carry into effect the provisions of this Act. Said board shall hold such meetings as may be necessary for the transaction of business.
Page 12 - A wise Legislature some time in the future will doubtless make suitable regulations for the practice of osteopathy, so as to exclude the ignorant and unskillful practitioners of the art among them. The world needs and may demand that nothing good or wholesome shall be denied from its use and enjoyment.
Page 41 - ... in the District of Columbia. Said board shall keep an official record of its meetings...
Page 43 - That whenever any contagious, infectious, or communicable disease affecting domestic animals, and especially the disease known as pleuro-pneumonia, shall be brought into or shall break out in the District of Columbia, it shall be the duty of the Commissioners of said District to take measures to suppress the same promptly and to prevent the same from spreading; and for this purpose the said Commissioners are hereby empowered to...

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