(1) The board shall issue licenses to practice chiropractic to persons who have qualified therefor in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. The board may refuse licensure if it finds that the applicant has engaged in conduct prohibited by sections 54-704 and 54-712, Idaho Code, provided, that the board shall take into consideration the rehabilitation of the applicant and other mitigating circumstances. Such licenses shall be issued after payment of the licensing fee in an amount to be fixed by the board not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150). All licenses issued under the provisions of this chapter shall be subject to annual renewal and shall expire unless renewed in the manner prescribed by the board regarding applications for renewal, continuing education, and fees. License renewal and reinstatement shall be in accordance with section 67-2614, Idaho Code.
(2)  The board may renew, on an inactive basis, the license of a physician who is not practicing chiropractic in this state. The board shall fix and collect an inactive license fee for such an inactive license renewal in an amount not to exceed one hundred fifty dollars ($150) and each inactive license shall be issued for a period of one (1) year. A physician holding an inactive license may not engage in the practice of chiropractic in this state. If a physician wishes to convert his inactive license to an active license, he must account to the board for that period of time in which he held an inactive license. All fees authorized by subsections (1) and (2) of this section shall be paid to the bureau of occupational licenses.
(3)  Whenever the board determines that an applicant for a license to practice chiropractic is not qualified for such a license pursuant to the provisions of this chapter, the board shall notify the applicant by certified mail of its denial of licensure and the reasons for denial.

[54-708, added 1980, ch. 334, sec. 2, p. 866; am. 1993, ch. 157, sec. 3, p. 404; am. 2003, ch. 21, sec. 6, p. 81; am. 2003, ch. 277, sec. 2, p. 744.]