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SF 26

Conference Committee Report - 85th Legislature (2007 - 2008) Posted on 12/15/2009 12:00am

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.
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A bill for an act
relating to health occupations; extending the expiration dates for the Board
of Medical Practices' advisory councils; amending Minnesota Statutes 2006,
sections 147A.27, subdivision 2; 147B.05, subdivision 2; 147C.35, subdivision
2; 147D.25, subdivision 2; 214.32, subdivision 1.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147A.27, subdivision 2, is amended to
read:


Subd. 2.

Organization.

The council shall be organized and administered under
section 15.059, except that the advisory council shall expire on June 30, deleted text begin2007deleted text endnew text begin 2015new text end.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147B.05, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Administration; compensation; removal; quorum.

The advisory
council is governed by section 15.059, except that the council does not expire until June
30, deleted text begin2007deleted text endnew text begin 2015new text end.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147C.35, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Organization.

The advisory council shall be organized and administered
under section 15.059. The council expires June 30, deleted text begin2007deleted text endnew text begin 2015new text end.

Sec. 4.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 147D.25, subdivision 2, is amended to read:


Subd. 2.

Organization.

The advisory council shall be organized and administered
under section 15.059. The council expires June 30, deleted text begin2007deleted text endnew text begin 2015new text end.

Sec. 5.

Minnesota Statutes 2006, section 214.32, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Management.

(a) A Health Professionals Services Program
Committee is established, consisting of one person appointed by each participating board,
with each participating board having one vote. The committee shall designate one board
to provide administrative management of the program, set the program budget and the
pro rata share of program expenses to be borne by each participating board, provide
guidance on the general operation of the program, including hiring of program personnel,
and ensure that the program's direction is in accord with its authority. If the participating
boards change which board is designated to provide administrative management of
the program, any appropriation remaining for the program shall transfer to the newly
designated board on the effective date of the change. The participating boards must inform
the appropriate legislative committees and the commissioner of finance of any change
in the administrative management of the program, and the amount of any appropriation
transferred under this provision.

(b) The designated board, upon recommendation of the Health Professional Services
Program Committee, shall hire the program manager and employees and pay expenses
of the program from funds appropriated for that purpose. The designated board may
apply for grants to pay program expenses and may enter into contracts on behalf of the
program to carry out the purposes of the program. The participating boards shall enter into
written agreements with the designated board.

(c) An advisory committee is established to advise the program committee consisting
of:

(1) one member appointed by each of the following: the Minnesota Academy of
Physician Assistants, the Minnesota Dental Association, the Minnesota Chiropractic
Association, the Minnesota Licensed Practical Nurse Association, the Minnesota Medical
Association, the Minnesota Nurses Association, and the Minnesota Podiatric Medicine
Association;

(2) one member appointed by each of the professional associations of the other
professions regulated by a participating board not specified in clause (1); and

(3) two public members, as defined by section 214.02.

Members of the advisory committee shall be appointed for two years and members may
be reappointed.

The advisory committee expires June 30, deleted text begin2007deleted text endnew text begin 2015new text end.