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§ 271.4. Power to license

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed)

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 63 P.S. Professions and Occupations (State Licensed) (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 9. Osteopaths (Refs & Annos)
Osteopathic Medical Practice Act (Refs & Annos)
63 P.S. § 271.4
§ 271.4. Power to license
The board may grant the following licenses:
(1) Unrestricted license.--A license to practice osteopathic medicine and surgery without restriction.
(2) Temporary license.--A graduate of an osteopathic medical college qualifying under this act may, on receiving his degree as a doctor of osteopathy, apply to the board for a temporary license on its form and pay the registration. A temporary license shall be valid for 12 months thereafter and shall be recognized only as conferring upon the licensee the right to participate in approved graduate osteopathic or medical training within the complex of the hospital to which he is assigned. It shall become null and void after 12 months and shall then be surrendered to the board. The board may extend the validity of a temporary license.
(3) Short-term camp physician license.--A short-term license valid for a period not to exceed three months may be granted by the board to osteopathic physicians licensed and in good standing in other states or Canada who intend to practice osteopathic medicine as osteopathic physicians in camps in the Commonwealth. Such licensees shall be deemed “health care providers” who conduct 50% or less of their health care business or practice within the Commonwealth for the purpose of the act of October 15, 1975 (P.L. 390, No. 111), known as the “Health Care Services Malpractice Act.1


1978, Oct. 5, P.L. 1109, No. 261, § 4, imd. effective. Amended 1980, June 22, P.L. 249, No. 71, § 1, imd. effective.


40 P.S. § 1301.101 et seq. (repealed).
63 P.S. § 271.4, PA ST 63 P.S. § 271.4
Current through Act 13 of the 2024 Regular Session. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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