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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 033 : Osteopathy

Subchapter 001 : General Provisions

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1753)
  • § 1753. Exemptions

    (a) The provisions of subdivision 1752(a)(1) of this title, relating to practice, shall not apply to the following persons acting within the scope of their respective practices:

    (1) A person licensed to practice medicine and surgery under chapter 23 of this title.

    (2) A person licensed to practice chiropractic medicine under chapter 10 of this title.

    (3) A physician assistant licensed or registered pursuant to chapter 31 of this title.

    (b) The provisions of subdivision 1752(a)(1) of this title shall not apply to any person or persons giving aid, assistance, or relief in emergency or accident cases, pending the arrival of a licensed physician or surgeon.

    (c) The provisions of this chapter shall not apply to:

    (1) a commissioned officer of the U.S. Armed Forces or Public Health Service when acting within the scope of his or her official duties;

    (2) a nonresident licensed osteopathic physician or surgeon who is called to treat or to consult on a particular case in this State, provided he or she does not otherwise practice in this State; or

    (3) an osteopathic physician who is duly licensed and in good standing in another state, territory, or jurisdiction of the United States or in Canada if the physician is employed as or formally designated as the team physician by an athletic team visiting Vermont for a specific sporting event and the physician limits the practice of medicine in this State to medical treatment of the members, coaches, and staff of the sports team employing or designating the physician. (Added 1989, No. 253 (Adj. Sess.), § 4; amended 2013, No. 27, § 19; 2015, No. 94 (Adj. Sess.), § 4, eff. May 10, 2016.)