Submitted by Legislature. Continues Board of Osteopathic Examiners with POWH to enforce certain provisions of the Medical Practice Act as to osteopaths. Provides that qualified osteopaths who elect to designate themselves "M.D." will be subject to the jurisdiction of the Board of Medical Examiners. Grants Legislature power to amend the Osteopathic Initiative Act of 1922 and repeal that act and transfer functions to Board of Medical Examiners when there are 40 or less licensed osteopaths.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3407957; A: 68.9; N: 1536470; B: 31.1
Stephen P. Teale, State Senator, Calaveras, Mariposa and Tuolumne Counties; Dr. Omer W. Wheeler, President, California Medical Association; Dr. Joseph P. Cosentino, President, California Osteopathic Association
OSTEOPATHS. Amendment of Osteopathic Initiative Act California Proposition 22 (1962).