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Business and Professions Code - BPC

DIVISION 2. HEALING ARTS [500 - 4999.129]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 399. )

CHAPTER 8.3. Respiratory Therapy [3700 - 3779]

  ( Chapter 8.3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1344, Sec. 1. )

ARTICLE 3. Certification of Practitioners [3730 - 3739]
  ( Article 3 added by Stats. 1982, Ch. 1344, Sec. 1. )


(a) All licenses for the practice of respiratory care in this state shall be issued by the board, and all applications for those licenses shall be submitted directly to and filed with the board. Except as otherwise required by the director pursuant to Section 164, the license issued by the board shall describe the license holder as a “respiratory care practitioner licensed by the Respiratory Care Board of California.”

(b) Each application shall be accompanied by the application fee prescribed in Section 3775, shall be signed by the applicant, and shall contain a statement under oath of the facts entitling the applicant to receive a license without examination or to take one or more examinations.

(c) The application shall contain other information as the board deems necessary to determine the qualifications of the applicant.

(Amended by Stats. 2014, Ch. 179, Sec. 1. (AB 1972) Effective January 1, 2015.)