Alaska Statutes.
Title 14. Education, Libraries, and Museums
Chapter 30. Pupils and Educational Programs For Pupils
Section 70. Physical Examination Required.
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AS 14.30.070. Physical Examination Required.

(a) The governing body of each school district shall provide for and require a physical examination of every child attending school in the district. The examination shall be made when the child enters school or, in areas where no physician resides, as soon thereafter as is practicable, and thereafter at regular intervals considered advisable by the governing body of the district. For purposes of this subsection, physical examinations, within the scope of chiropractic practice, may be conducted by a chiropractor.

(b) The Department of Health and Social Services may require the district to conduct additional physical examinations that it considers necessary, and may reimburse the district for the additional examinations on the basis and to the extent the commissioner of health and social services prescribes by regulation.

(c) Examinations shall be made by a competent physician or, within the scope of chiropractic practice, by a chiropractor, except that if the services of a physician or chiropractor cannot be obtained or if authorized by the commissioner of health and social services examinations may be made by a nurse.

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