Issue Date:
Revised Date: 2018-02-13

Legal Cites

Object Type

Cash — Health

Origin Date

1949 by the 51st Leg.


Fees charged each person practicing chiropractic set by the Board in amounts reasonable and necessary to cover administration costs for:

  1. Annual Registration
  2. Reciprocal license
  3. Examination Fee
  4. Re-examination Fee
  5. Verification of satisfaction of completion of the courses, up to $50
  6. Verification of licensing requirements
  7. Administration fee for removal of inactive status
  8. Out-of-state applicant
  9. Temporary faculty license and renewal fees set by the board.

Initial licenses or registration fee were increased by $5 and renewal by $1, effective 9/1/2003 to fund the Office of Patient Protection within the Health Professions Council (364).

Late fees:

  • 90 days or less - renewal fee equal to 1-1/2 annual renewal fee and required increase;
  • 91 days - 1 year, renewal fee equal to 2 times annual renewal fee and required increase;
  • 1 year - 3 years, renewal fee for each year expired plus additional fee equal to renewal fee multiplied by number of years expired (prorated for fractional years) and two times the renewal fee plus the required increase.

Board may impose administrative penalties up to $1,000 per day for violation of this Act (collected under Revenue Object 3770). Civil penalties are $1,000 per day (collected under Revenue Object 3717).

Due Date

Two or more years as determined by the board.


Originally deposited to the Chiropractic Examiners Fund Account (0140), abolished 8-31-95 per § 403.094, Government Code.

Rates amended by S.B. 753, 67th Leg., R.S., effective 9-1-81.

(1), (3), (4) amended by H.B. 11, 72nd Leg., 1st C.S. Originally the $200 increase in these fees was distributed, 25% to Foundation School Account (No. 0193) and 75% to General Revenue Fund (No. 0001). Dedication abolished 8-31-95 per § 403.094, Government Code.

Amended by S.B. 1061, 73rd Leg., R.S., deleted specific fee amounts.

Amended by Acts 1995, 74th Leg., ch. 965, § 23.

Amended by S.B. 171, 77th Leg., R.S.

Facility registration fee added by S.B. 211, 78th Leg., R.S.

$5 fee increase added by H.B. 2985, 78th Leg., R.S.

Amended by S.B. 842, 78th Leg., R.S.

Renewal fees amended by H.B. 972, 79th Leg., R.S.

(9) Added by H.B. 3450, 81st Leg., R.S.

H.B. 7, 84th Leg., R.S. repealed $200 fee increase created by H.B. 11, 72nd Leg., 1st C.S.

Amended by and $75 facility registration fee repealed by S.B. 304, 85th Leg., R.S.

USAS Values

Appropriation Year 18
Receipt Category 12 – Health
Receipt Type 10 – Business/Professional Fees
Object Group 30 – Revenues
USAS Status A