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SF 1303

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/14/2019 04:14pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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A bill for an act
relating to health; modifying membership of the Board of Medical Practice;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.01, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.01, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Creation; terms.

new text begin(a) new text endThe Board of Medical Practice consists of deleted text begin16deleted text endnew text begin 17new text end
residents of the state of Minnesota appointed by the governor.

new text begin (b) new text endEleven board members must be licensed to practice medicine under this chapter. At
least one board member must hold a degree of doctor of medicine, and at least one board
member must hold a degree of doctor of osteopathic medicine.

deleted text begin Five board members must be public members as defined by section 214.02. The governor
shall make appointments to the board which reflect the geography of the state. In making
these appointments, the governor shall ensure that no more than one public member resides
in each United States congressional district, and that
deleted text end

new text begin (c) new text endAt least one member who is not a public member deleted text beginresidesdeleted text endnew text begin must residenew text end in each United
States congressional district. The board members holding the degree of doctor of medicine
or doctor of osteopathic medicine must, as a whole, reflect the broad mix of expertise of
physicians practicing in Minnesota.

new text begin (d) Six board members must be public members as defined by section 214.02, including
five geographically diverse public members and one at-large public member. The governor
shall make appointments to the board which reflect the geography of the state. In making
these appointments, the governor shall ensure that no more than one geographically diverse
public member resides in each United States congressional district. The at-large public
member may reside in any United States congressional district.
new text end

new text begin (e) new text endA member may be reappointed but shall not serve more than eight years consecutively.
Membership terms, compensation of members, removal of members, the filling of
membership vacancies, and fiscal year and reporting requirements are as provided in sections
214.07 to 214.09. The provision of staff, administrative services and office space; the review
and processing of complaints; the setting of board fees; and other provisions relating to
board operations are as provided in chapter 214.