Chapter 36-4 of the South Dakota Codified Laws
Examination, licensing and regulation of persons engaged in the practices of medicine, osteopathy, and
physicians assistants (SDCL 36-4A, Physical Therapists (SDCL 36-10), advanced life support personnel
(SDCL 36-4B), occupational therapists (SDCL 36-31), and respiratory care practitioners (SDCL 36-4C)
Attached to the Department of Health.
Nine members appointed by the Governor as follows:
1. Two lay members (One lay member may be a non-physician health care professional licensed by the
2. Six doctors of medicine holding an M.D. degree; and,
3. One doctor of osteopathy holding the degree of D.O..
Term of Appointment:
Terms shall expire on October 30 on the third year of appointment. Terms that end June 30,
2012, are extended to October 30, 2012.