TABLE OF CONTENTS

 

CHAPTER Acp 100 ORGANIZATION

            PART Acp 101 PURPOSE AND SCOPE

                        Section Acp 101.01 Purpose and Scope

 

            PART Acp 102 DEFINITIONS

                        Section Acp 102.01 Terms Used

 

            PART Acp 103 AGENCY ORGANIZATION

                        Section Acp 103.01 Composition of the Board

                        Section Acp 103.02 Staff

                        Section Acp 103.03 Office Hours, Office Location, Mailing Address and Telephone

 

            PART Acp 104 PUBLIC INFORMATION

                        Section Acp 104.01 Record of Board Actions

                        Section Acp 104.02 Custodian of Records

                        Section Acp 104.03 Inspection of Records

                        Section Acp 104.04 Copies of Records

 

            PART Acp 105 MEETINGS, DELIBERATIONS AND DECISIONS

                        Section Acp 105.01 Meetings

                        Section Acp 105.02 Ineligibility to Participate

 

            PART Acp 106 APPOINTMENT OF COMMITTEES

                        Section Acp 106.02 Committees

 

CHAPTER Acp 200 PRACTICE AND PROCEDURE

          PART Acp 201  PURPOSE

                  Section Acp 201.01  Purpose

 

          PART Acp 202  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Acp 202.01  Definitions

 

          PART Acp 203  FAILURE TO COMPLY WITH RULES

                  Section Acp 203.01  Failure to Comply with Rules

 

          PART Acp 204  COMPLAINTS AND INVESTIGATIONS

                  Section Acp 204.01  Initiation of Disciplinary Proceedings

                  Section Acp 204.02  Processing of Complaints

                  Section Acp 204.03  Investigations

 

          PART Acp 205  PRESIDING OFFICER

                  Section Acp 205.01  Designation

                  Section Acp 205.02  Authority of Presiding Officer

                  Section Acp 205.03  Withdrawal of Presiding Officer

                  Section Acp 205.04  Waiver or Suspension of Rules by Presiding Officer

 

          PART Acp 206  ROLES OF BOARD STAFF AND COMPLAINANTS

                  Section Acp 206.01  Role of Board Staff in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

                  Section Acp 206.02  Role of Complainants in Enforcement or Disciplinary Hearings

                 

          PART Acp 207  COMMENCEMENT OF PROCEEDINGS

                  Section Acp 207.01  Applicability

                  Section Acp 207.02  Commencement

                  Section Acp 207.03  Docketing, Service of Notice, Public Notice

                  Section Acp 207.04  Ex Parte Communications

                  Section Acp 207.05  Rights to Representation

                  Section Acp 207.06  Representatives and Appearances

                  Section Acp 207.07  Intervention

                  Section Acp 207.08  Consolidation and Severance

 

          PART Acp 208  FILING AND SERVICE OF DOCUMENTS

                  Section Acp 208.01  Filing of Documents with the Board

                  Section Acp 208.02  Subscription and Veracity of Documents

                  Section Acp 208.03  Service of Documents

 

          PART Acp 209  PLEADINGS, COMPLAINTS, AND MOTIONS

                  Section Acp 209.01  Pleadings

                  Section Acp 209.02  Complaints of Licensee Misconduct

                  Section Acp 209.03  Motions and Objections Thereto

 

          PART Acp 210  TIME PERIODS

                  Section Acp 210.01  Computation of Time

                  Section Acp 210.02  Change in Allowed Times

                  Section Acp 210.03  Limitations

 

          PART Acp 211  CONTINUANCE REQUESTS AND FAILURE TO ATTEND HEARING

                  Section Acp 211.01  Continuances

                  Section Acp 211.02  Failure to Attend Hearing

 

          PART Acp 212  PREHEARING MATTERS

                  Section Acp 212.01  Discovery and Disclosure

                  Section Acp 212.02  Subpoena

                  Section Acp 212.03  Prehearing Conferences

                  Section Acp 212.04  Witness and Evidence Exchange

 

          PART Acp 213  CONDUCT OF ADJUDICATIVE HEARINGS

                  Section Acp 213.01  Method of Proceeding

                  Section Acp 213.02  Burden, Standard and Order of Proof

                  Section Acp 213.03  Evidence

                  Section Acp 213.04  Inquiry by Board Members

                  Section Acp 213.05  Exceptions to Rulings by the Presiding Officer

 

          PART Acp 214  DECISIONS

                  Section Acp 214.01  Proposed Findings of Fact and Conclusions of Law

                  Section Acp 214.02  Decision on Record

 

          PART Acp 215  RECONSIDERATION AND STAY

                  Section Acp 215.01  Motion for Reconsideration or Rehearing

                  Section Acp 215.02  Reconsideration on the Board’s Own Motion

                  Section Acp 215.03  Stay of Board Orders

 

          PART Acp 216  DECLARATORY RULINGS

                  Section Acp 216.01  Petitions

                  Section Acp 216.02  Action on Petitions

 

          PART Acp 217  PETITIONS FOR RULEMAKING

                  Section Acp 217.01  Petition for Rulemaking

                  Section Acp 217.02  Disposition of Petition

 

          PART Acp 218  RULEMAKING HEARINGS

                  Section Acp 218.01  Purpose

                  Section Acp 218.02  Scope

                  Section Acp 218.03  Notice

                  Section Acp 218.04  Media Access

                  Section Acp 218.05  Moderator

                  Section Acp 218.06  Public Participation

 

          PART Acp 219  EXPLANATION AFTER ADOPTION

                  Section Acp 219.01  Explanation After Adoption

 

CHAPTER Acp 300  LICENSE REQUIREMENTS, APPLICATIONS AND FEES

          PART Acp 301  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Acp 301.01  Application Process

                  Section Acp 301.02  Application Form

                  Section Acp 301.03  Application Denial

 

          PART Acp 302  QUALIFICATIONS

                  Section Acp 302.01  Personal Qualifications

                  Section Acp 302.02  Certification Requirements

                  Section Acp 302.03  Degree Requirements and Waivers Thereof

                  Section Acp 302,04  Acupuncture Education Requirement

                  Section Acp 302.05  Waiver of Acupuncture Education Requirement

 

          PART Acp 303  BOARD APPROVAL OF SCHOOLS OF ACUPUNCTURE

                  Section Acp 303.01  ACAOM Accredited or Candidate Schools

 

          PART Acp 304  TEMPORARY TEACHING LICENSES AND INTERN REGISTRATION

                  Section Acp 304.01  Temporary Teaching License, Visiting Teacher

                  Section Acp 304.02  Intern Registration

                  Section Acp 304.03  Duration of Intern Registration

 

          PART Acp 305  STUDENT OBSERVERS AND OFFICE ASSISTANTS

Section Acp 305.01  Licensee Obligations Regarding Student Observers and Office Assistants

 

          PART Acp 306  FEES

                  Section Acp 306.01  Fee Schedule

 

          PART Acp 307  EXEMPTIONS TO RSA 328-G

Section Acp 307.01  Exemptions for Persons Licensed Under NH RSA 316-A

 

          PART Acp 308  RECORD OF LICENSED ACUPUNCTURISTS

                  Section Acp 308.01  Roster and Directory of Licensed Acupuncturists

 

CHAPTER Acp 400  LICENSE RENEWAL AND CONTINUING EDUCATION

          PART Acp 401  RENEWAL OF LICENSE

                  Section Acp 401.01  License Term

                  Section Acp 401.02  Renewal of License

                  Section Acp 401.03  Application Form

                  Section Acp 401.04  Filing Date

                  Section Acp 401.05  Denial of Renewal

 

          PART Acp 402  CONTINUING EDUCATION

                  Section Acp 402.01  Continuing Education Requirements

                  Section Acp 402.02  Failure to Satisfy Continuing Education Requirements

                  Section Acp 402.03  Approved Continuing Education Units

                  Section Acp 402.04  General Requirements of Continuing Education Courses

                  Section Acp 402.05  Board Approval of Continuing Education Courses

                  Section Acp 402.06  Notification of Course Approval

 

          Part Acp 403  DISCIPLINARY SANCTIONS

                  Section Acp 403.01  Notice and Imposition of Sanctions

                  Section Acp 403.02  Administrative Fines

                  Section Acp 403.03  Immediate License Suspension

                  Section Acp 403.04  Voluntary License Surrender When Disciplinary Allegations are Pending

                  Section Acp 403.05  Reciprocal Discipline

 

CHAPTER Acp 500  RESPONSIBILITIES OF LICENSEES AND ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

PART Acp 501  PURPOSE AND SCOPE

      Section Acp 501.01  Purpose and Scope

 

PART Acp 502  RESPONSIBILITIES OF LICENSEES

                  Section Acp 502.01  Responsibilities of Licensees

 

          PART Acp 503  ETHICAL AND PROFESSIONAL STANDARDS

                  Section Acp 503.01  Obligation to Obey

                  Section Acp 503.02  Code of Ethics

 

CHAPTER Acp 600  SCOPE OF PRACTICE AND SPECIALTY PRACTICE

          PART Acp 601  SCOPE OF PRACTICE

                  Section Acp 601.01  Definitions

Section Acp 601.02  Duty of Licensees Regarding Scope of Practice

                  Section Acp 601.03  The Scope of Practice of Licensed Acupuncturists

                  Section Acp 601.04  Relative to Non-Surgical Laser Use

 

CHAPTER Acp 700  ACUPUNCTURE DETOXIFICATION SPECIALISTS

          PART Acp 701  DEFINITIONS

                  Section Acp 701.01  Definitions

 

          PART Acp 702  APPLICATION PROCEDURE

                  Section Acp 702.01  Acupuncture Detoxification Specialist Application

                  Section Acp 702.02  ADS Certificate Renewal Procedure

 

          PART Acp 703  SUPERVISION OF ACUPUNCTURE DETOXIFICATION SPECIALISTS

                  Section Acp 703.01  General Supervision

                  Section Acp 703.02  Supervising Acupuncturist and ADS Requirements

         

          PART Acp 704  DISCIPLINARY PROCEDURES AND REVOCATION OF CERTIFICATION

                  Section Acp 704.01  Discipline of Acupuncture Detoxification Specialists

                  Section Acp 704.02  Imposition of Sanctions

                  Section Acp 704.03  Immediate Certificate Suspension

                  Section Acp 704.04  Voluntary Surrender of ADS Certification

                  Section Acp 704.05  Reciprocal Discipline

 

          PART Acp 705  OTHER BOARD-APPROVED TRAINING

                  Section Acp 705.01  Training Required

                  Section Acp 705.02  Board Approval of NADA-Equivalent Training Programs

                  Section Acp 705.03  Didactic and Clinical Experiences Required

                  Section Acp 705.04  Board-Approved Training Curriculum Requirements

                  Section Acp 705.05  Board-Approved Course Objectives

                  Section Acp 705.06  Issuance of Certificates of Training Completion

                  Section Acp 705.07  Prohibited Acts