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medical examiners a license, showing that such person is entitled to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in the State of Indiana, and in order to procure such license the applicant shall submit to the state board of veterinary medical examiners his diploma, with an affidavit setting forth that the affiant is the person to whom such diploma was issued. Such application shall be accompanied by the affidavits of two freeholders resident in the same county in which the applicant resides, stating that the applicant is the person named in the accompanying diploma and application for license. Diplomas received by this board shall be returned to the person owning the same. Said applicant shall pay to said board the sum of five dollars at the time of making such application.
7323i. Present practitioners-Fee.-4. All persons practicing veterinary medicine and surgery in the state of Indiana when this law goes into effect, and desiring to continue the same, shall, within ninety days thereafter, obtain a license showing that they are entitled to do so by presenting to the state board of veterinary medical examiners the license possessed by them at the time of the passage of this law, together with an affidavit that they are the legal possessors of the same, and the persons mentioned therein; and such applicant shall pay to the board the sum of one dollar at the time of making such application. The said board shall thereupon investigate the circumstances connected with the granting of the license so presented, and if it finds that the same was properly issued pursuant to the provisions of law approved March 11, 1901, entitled "an act to define veterinary medicine and regulating the practice of veterinary surgery or any branch thereof in the State of Indiana," or that the applicant holds a diploma from a veterinary school of a required standard, shall issue to such applicant a license to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in the State of Indiana.
7323j. Presentation of diploma or examination-Fee-Appeal.-5. In the event that the applicant desiring to begin the practice of veterinary medicine and surgery shall present a diploma from a veterinary medical college which is not recognized by the board as maintaining a sufficiently high grade or standard of education, as defined and fixed. in the records of the board, and in the event that an applicant practicing veterinary medicine and surgery in the state prior to the passage of this act, is not lawfully entitled to the license heretofore granted. him, and does not hold a diploma from a veterinary medical school of the required standard, the applicant shall have the privilege of being examined as to his qualifications to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in such manner as the board shall provide. If he shall pass examination satisfactory to the board, he shall receive a license the same as if he had presented a satisfactory diploma or license. Should he fail to pass such examination, he shall be permitted to submit to another examination within twelve months from the time of the first examination. All persons taking such examination shall pay the said state board of veterinary medical examiners the sum of ten dollars, said payment entitling them to re-examination in case of failure at
the first or any subsequent examination. Should any such applicant fail to pass the examination prescribed by said board, he shall have the right to an appeal to the circuit or superior court of the county in which such examination shall have been held, requiring said board to show cause why such applicant should not be granted a license to practice veterinary medicine and surgery, upon the applicant giving a good and satisfactory bond approved by such court, to secure the cost of such appeal, should the appeal be determined against him.
7323k. Meetings of board-Powers and duties-Compensations.-6. The state board of veterinary medical examiners shall hold regular meetings at such place as may be fixed by the board on the second Tuesday of July and the second Tuesday of January of each year, and as often in addition as may be necessary for the transaction of such business as may properly come before it under the provisions of this act. It shall have the power to make all necessary rules and regulations for the transactions of its business. The board shall elect a president, secretary and treasurer. For their services the members shall receive the sum of five dollars per day and their traveling expenses ncessarily incurred in attendance upon the business of the board. It shall be the duty of the board to keep the record of all applications for licenses, and such record shall contain all the facts in such applications, including the action of the board thereon. The compensation of the members of the board shall be paid out of the fees received under the provisions of this act, and no part of the salary or other expenses of the board shall be paid out of the state treasury. All moneys received by said. board as fees, in excess of the compensation and expense of said board, shall be annually paid into the state treasury, for the benefit of the common school fund of the state, and all penalties imposed by this act shall also, when collected, be paid into said fund. Should not sufficient be realized from the fees to pay the salaries and expenses of the members of the board, then the amount so received shall be properly pro-rated among the members. The treasurer of said board shall give bond in the sum of two thousand dollars, sureties to be approved by the governor, which bond shall be filed with the auditor of state.
73231. Record-Schedule of requirements-Rules.-7. The board shall from time to time establish and record in a record kept by them for that purpose a schedule of the minimum requirements that must be complied with by applicants for licenses to practice veterinary medicine and surgery before they shall be entitled to receive a license. The board shall also in like manner establish and cause to be recorded in such record a schedule of the minimum requirements and rules for the recognition of veterinary colleges, so as to keep these requirements up to the average standard of veterinary education in other states. No change shall be made to have any retroactive effect or that shall affect the students theretofore matriculated. Such record shall be at all times open for examination by the public. The board shall have power to make and establish necessary rules and regulations for reciprocal recognition of certificates issued by other states, and prevent unjust and
arbitrary exclusions by other states, of graduates in veterinary medicine and surgery from this state who have fulfilled its requirements.
7323a1. Applications Examination of facts.-8. When application for license is made and diploma or license submitted as herein provided, it shall be the duty of the board to determine from the evidence submitted whether such diploma or license rightfully belongs and was issued to the person making such application for license, and whether the veterinary college conferring such diploma maintains a standard of veterinary medical education conforming to that fixed by the board, and whether the application otherwise complies with the rules of the board. If these facts are shown by competent evidence it shall be the duty of the board to issue a license signed by its president and secretary, and over its official seal, stating that the person applying for such license and possessing such diploma or license is entitled to a license to practice veterinary medicine and surgery in the State of Indiana. Said license shall be nonassignable and nontransferable. The board shall have the right to review the evidence upon which a license has been obtained, and if it shall be found that said license has been obtained by fraud or misrepresentation the board shall revoke such license.
7323b1. Refusal to grant license-Appeal.-9. The board may refuse to grant a license to any person guilty of felony, gross immorality or addicted to the liquor or drug habit to such a degree as to render him unfit to practice veterinary medicine or surgery, and may, after notice and hearing, revoke any license which may have been granted to any person guilty of the above enumerated acts. An appeal may be taken from the action of the board to the circuit or superior court of the county in which the license was refused or revoked by the board on the applicant giving a good and satisfactory bond in the sum of two hundred dollars, to be approved by the court, to secure the cost of such appeal, should the appeal be determined against him. It shall be the duty of the attorney-general and of the prosecuting attorney of the court to which an appeal from any action of the board may be taken to represent the board in any such appeal, and in case such board shall be sustained upon appeal a fee of twenty dollars shall be taxed as a part of the costs in favor of the prosecuting attorney.
7323c1. Display of license-Penalty for failure.-10. Any person, qualified, as required by this act shall upon his receipt of his license to practice, display said license in his office. Whoever shall fail to display his license in said office shall forfeit his license, and no license when once forfeited shall be restored to the original holder except on the payment to the state board of veterinary medical examiners of the sum of twenty-five dollars as a penalty for such failure, neglect or refusal.
7323d1. Veterinary practice defined.-11. The practice of veterinary medicine or surgery within the meaning of this act, shall include any act or operation upon and the prescribing or giving of medicine for the relief of disease of or injury or accident to any domestic animal,
for the correction of habit, defective act, deformity or vice, and the practice of obstetrics and dentistry upon any domestic animal. Nothing in this act, however, shall be construed to prohibit veterinaries from other states in consultation or members of the medical profession from prescribing for domestic animals in case of emergency, or prevent persons from practicing veterinary medicine or surgery upon animals belonging to themselves, or from performing the operation of castrating, spaying, obstetrics, and dehorning, or prevent assistance rendered in emergencies, or from rendering assistance on request of neighbors, nor shall this act apply to commissioned veterinary surgeons in the United States army.
7323e1. Right to title Penalty.-12. The right to use the title, veterinarian, veterinary surgeon, doctor of veterinary medicine or surgery, or any derivation thereof, shall be limited to those licensed to practice under this act. It shall be unlawful for any other person to use said titles, and any person so doing shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and subject to a fine of not less than twenty-five dollars nor more than fifty dollars.
7323f1. Prescription work.-13. All persons qualified under this act to practice medicine and surgery shall have the same recognition in prescription work as now accorded to regular practitioners of medicine by druggists and pharmacists.
7323g1. Exempt from jury duty.-14. Any person practicing veterinary medicine or surgery and having a license under this act, shall be exempt from jury duty.
7323h1. Practicing without license-Penalty.-15. To open an office. for such purposes, or to announce to the public in any way an intention or readiness to practice veterinary medicine or surgery in any county of the state shall be to engage in the practice of veterinary medicine within the meaning of this act. Any person who shall practice or hold himself out as practicing veterinary medicine or surgery in this state, without having a license duly issued by the state board of veterinary medical examiners, as herein before provided, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and on conviction thereof shall be fined not less than five dollars nor more than one hundred dollars.
732311. Reports by board to governor.-16. The board shall make an annual report to the governor and to the state veterinary medical association.
Section numbers to notes refer to Revised Statutes of 1901.
Sections omitted have not been construed since 1901.
[Acts 1905, p. 412.
In force March 6, 1905.]
7329. Active militia.-3. The active militia shall consist of such ablebodied male citizens between the ages of eighteen (18) and forty-five (45) years, as may be enrolled, organized and mustered into the service of the state, as hereinafter provided. The organized force shall contain not more than forty-eight (48) companies of infantry, four (4) batteries of artillery, four (4) troops of cavalry, four (4) companies of engineers, a signal corps, a hospital corps, including ambulance company, and such persons as may be enlisted or commissioned therein, and one (1) band to each regiment of infantry, together with a major general, an adjutant general's department, an inspector general's department, a judge-advocate general's department, an ordnance department, a quartermaster's department, a subsistence department, and a medical department, each such department to be composed of the requisite number of officers to meet the requirements of the organized strength, and whenever the organized strength of the national guard shall in the judgment of the governor warrant his so doing he may appoint not to exceed two (2) brigadier generals (exclusive of the adjudant general and the quartermaster general). The military organization of the na