Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-1556 Page: 3 of 12
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Everett W. Wilson, D.O., Page 3
amination in Texas, and which a-plicant enjoy-
ed in the foreign state, the same unlimited
privileges and scope of practice as are enjoyed
by practiticx:ers in Texas.
Should rc~ the Texas Board of IMedioal Ex-
aminers follow the opinion of the Attorney
General of Texas numbered 0-1898, issued Septam-
ber 8th, 1939, and to grant, by reoiproaity, such
applicant a license to practice medicine in Texas."
Article 4501, as amended, Vernon's Annotated
Civil Statutes, provides:
"All applicants for license to practice
medicine in this State not otherwise licensed
under the provisions of law must successfully
pass an examination by the Board of Medical Zr-
aminers. The Board is authorized to adopt and
enforce rules of procedure not inconsistent with
the statutory requirements. Applicants to be
eligible for examination must be citizens of
the United States and must present satisfactory
evidence to the Bord that they are more than
twenty-one (21) years of age, of good moral
character, who have completed sixty (60) somes-
ter hours oTolllieo ourses, other tha In U
ieic dl e5ol, whkaoh ourses would be aseept-
able, at time of completing same, to the Univer-
sity of Texas for credit on a Bachelor of Arts
Degree or a Bachelor of Scienee Degree, and who
are graduates of bona fide reputable medical
schools; a reputable medical school shall main
tain a course of instruction of not less than
four (4) terms of eight (8) months eaoh; shall
give a course of instruction in the fundamental
subjects named in Article 4508 of the Revised
Civil Statutes of Texas of 125, as aeasnded by
this Act; and shall have the necessary teach-
ing force, and possess and utilize laboratories,
equipment, and facilities for proper instrue-
tion in all of said subjects. Applications tor
examination aust be made in writing verified by
affidavit, and filed with the Secretary of the
Board on forms prescribed by the Board, aecoupan-
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Texas. Attorney-General's Office. Texas Attorney General Opinion: O-1556, text, 1939; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth258744/m1/3/: accessed January 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Government Documents Department.