In the mid-1990s, soon after the Toubon Law came into force, two French lobbying groups—the Association pour la Défense de la Langue Française and the L'Avenir de la Langue Française—filed a complaint against Georgia Tech Lorraine, the Metz campus of the Georgia Institute of Technology.
At the time of the complaint, all classes at this Lorraine school were conducted in English, and all course descriptions on its French Internet web site were in English only.
(1) Existing law requires a Controlled Substance Utilization Review and Evaluation System (CURES) fee of to be assessed annually, at the time of license renewal, on specified licensees to pay the reasonable costs associated with operating and maintaining CURES for the purpose of regulating those licensees.(2) Existing law establishes the Task Force on Culturally and Linguistically Competent Physicians and Dentists.
Existing law requires the board to annually elect one of its members to act as president and vice president.(6) Under existing law, any person who violates any of the provisions governing prescription lenses is subject to a specified fine per violation.
Existing law requires the fines from licensed physicians and surgeons and registered dispensing opticians to be available upon appropriation to the Medical Board of California for the purposes of administration and enforcement.
For example, in 2006 a French subsidiary of a US company was given a hefty fine for delivering certain highly technical documents and software interfaces to its employees in the English language only, and this was upheld by the appellate court.
Another broad provision of the law is that it makes it mandatory for commercial advertisements and public announcements to be given in French.
The amendments authorize a practitioner to issue an electronic prescription for controlled substances in Schedules II through V and allow a pharmacist to accept, annotate, dispense and electronically archive such prescriptions.
Practitioners unable to electronically prescribe can either request a waiver from the requirement or submit a certification depending on their circumstances.
Existing law requires each applicant to, among other things, successfully complete the Part I and Part II written examinations of the National Board Dental Examination of the Joint Commission on National Dental Examinations.
Existing law requires the board to keep a copy of a complaint it receives regarding the poor quality of care rendered by a licensee for 10 years from the date the board receives the complaint, as provided.
This includes the Breton language schools of Brittany.
on grounds that they violated freedom of speech, and the final form of the law was modified accordingly.
Existing law creates the Bureau of Medical Statistics within the board.