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BASIC SCIENCE ACT. Initiative. Creates Board of Examiners in basic sciences (naming five sciences) comprising five members with prescribed qualifications appointed by Governor. Requires persons obtain basic science certificate from said Board after written examination before applying to Medical, Dental, Osteopathic or Chiropractic Boards, or other governmental authority, for license to practice healing art (defining same) or any phase thereof. Exempts various professions, present licensees and persons treating sick by prayer in practice of any well-recognized religion. Prescribes examination fees, penalties for violations and disposition of fines, requiring proceeds therefrom used for administering Act. Declares existing statutes not repealed.
Basic Science Act California Initiative 1942-b-1 (1942).