Any person who has served on active duty in the medical corps of any of the armed forces of the United States and who has successfully completed the course of instruction required to qualify him for rating as a food inspection specialist or a preventive medical specialist, or other equivalent rating in his particular branch of the armed forces, and whose service in the armed forces was under honorable conditions, may submit to the West Virginia board of sanitarians, a photostatic copy of the certificate issued to him certifying successful completion of such course of instruction, a photostatic copy of his discharge from the armed forces, an application for registration as a professional sanitarian and the prescribed registration fee.
If the certificate and discharge, as evidenced by the photostatic copies thereof, the application and prescribed registration fee are in order, and if the veteran meets all of the requirements of article seventeen of this chapter, except the educational and probationary employment requirements therein specified, the veteran shall be permitted, notwithstanding any provision of said article seventeen to the contrary, to take the same examination as is required under subdivision (1), section five of said article seventeen for applicants who do not apply for registration under the provisions of this article twenty- four. If the veteran passes such examination, he shall be registered as a professional sanitarian, and such veteran shall thereafter be subject to all of the provisions of said article seventeen.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2014 1st Special Session
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