(1) The board of medicine shall administer, coordinate, and enforce the provisions of this chapter and, for that purpose, may hire such employees as may be necessary. The dietetic licensure board shall make recommendations to, and consult with, the board concerning qualification of applicants for licensure, issuance of licenses, discipline of licensees and rules to be promulgated under this chapter.
(2)  The board of medicine may, upon recommendation of the dietetic licensure board, adopt rules pursuant to chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code, necessary to implement the provisions of this chapter including, but not limited to, rules relating to professional licensure, examination, the establishment of ethical standards of practice, disciplinary proceedings and license suspension, restriction or revocation for persons holding a license to practice dietetics in this state.

Terms Used In Idaho Code 54-3505

  • Board: means the Idaho state board of medicine. See Idaho Code 54-3502
  • Dietetics: means the integration, application and communication of principles derived from food, nutrition, social, business and basic sciences to achieve and maintain optimal nutrition status of individuals through the development, provision and management of effective food and nutrition services in a variety of settings. See Idaho Code 54-3502
  • Licensure board: means the dietetic licensure board established by this chapter. See Idaho Code 54-3502
  • State: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the territories; and the words "United States" may include the District of Columbia and territories. See Idaho Code 73-114
(3)  The dietetic licensure board shall hold meetings, conduct hearings and keep records and minutes as are necessary to carry out its functions.
(4)  All fees received under the provisions of this chapter shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the occupational licenses fund, and all costs and expenses incurred by the board and dietetic licensure board under the provisions of this chapter shall be a charge against and paid from said fund for such purposes, and the funds collected hereunder shall be immediately available for the administration of this chapter. Money paid into the occupational licenses fund pursuant to this chapter is hereby continuously appropriated to the board for expenditure in the manner prescribed herein to defray the expenses of the board and dietetic licensure board in carrying out and enforcing the provisions of this chapter.