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IC 25-22.5-8
     Chapter 8. Penalties

IC 25-22.5-8-1
Unlawful practice
    
Sec. 1. Unlawful Practice. It is unlawful for any person to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in this state without holding a license or permit to do so, as provided in this article.
(Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.271, SEC.1.)

IC 25-22.5-8-2 Version a
Offenses
    
Note: This version of section amended by P.L.232-2013, SEC.17. See also following version of this section amended by P.L.158-2013, SEC.284, effective 7-1-2014.
    Sec. 2. (a) A person who knowingly or intentionally violates this article by unlawfully practicing medicine or osteopathic medicine commits a Class C felony.
    (b) A person who, before January 1, 2014, practices midwifery without the license required under this article commits a Class D felony.
    (c) A person who knowingly or intentionally acts as a physician assistant without the license required under IC 25-27.5 commits a Class D felony.
(Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.271, SEC.1.) As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2541; P.L.247-1985, SEC.19; P.L.90-2007, SEC.5; P.L.232-2013, SEC.17.

IC 25-22.5-8-2 Version b
Offenses
    
Note: This version of section amended by P.L.158-2013, SEC.284, effective 7-1-2014. See also preceding version of this section amended by P.L.232-2013, SEC.17.
    Sec. 2. (a) A person who violates this article by unlawfully practicing medicine or osteopathic medicine commits a Level 5 felony.
    (b) A person who practices midwifery without the license required under this article commits a Level 6 felony.
    (c) A person who acts as a physician assistant without the license required under IC 25-27.5 commits a Level 6 felony.
(Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.271, SEC.1.) As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2541; P.L.247-1985, SEC.19; P.L.90-2007, SEC.5; P.L.158-2013, SEC.284.

IC 25-22.5-8-3
Violations; temporary medical permits
    
Sec. 3. A person who violates this article relating to temporary medical permits, if the violation does not involve the unlawful practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine, commits a Class C misdemeanor.


(Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.271, SEC.1.) As amended by Acts 1978, P.L.2, SEC.2542; P.L.247-1985, SEC.20.

IC 25-22.5-8-4
Injunctions
    
Sec. 4. Injunctions. The attorney general, prosecuting attorney, the board or any citizen of any county where any person engages in the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine without a license or a permit to do so, may, according to the laws of Indiana governing injunctions, maintain an action in the name of the state of Indiana to enjoin the person from engaging in the practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine. In charging any person in an affidavit, information or indictment, with a violation of this law by practicing medicine or osteopathic medicine without a license or permit, it is sufficient to charge that he did, upon a certain day and in a certain county, engage in the unlawful practice of medicine or osteopathic medicine and that he did not have any license or permit to do so. No further or more particular fact need be averred concerning the matter.
(Formerly: Acts 1975, P.L.271, SEC.1.)

IC 25-22.5-8-5
Revocation of physician license for participation in cloning
    
Sec. 5. (a) As used in this section, "cloning" has the meaning set forth in IC 16-18-2-56.5.
    (b) Notwithstanding IC 25-1-9, the board shall revoke the license of a physician if, after appropriate notice and an opportunity for a hearing, the attorney general proves by a preponderance of the evidence that the physician knowingly participated in cloning or attempted cloning.
As added by P.L.126-2005, SEC.8.