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This document represents the act as presented to the governor. The version passed by the legislature is the final engrossment. It does not represent the official 2018 session law, which will be available here summer 2018.

Key: (1) language to be deleted (2) new language

CHAPTER 130--S.F.No. 2865

An act

relating to health occupations; eliminating the term limits for Physician Assistant Advisory Council members;

amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147A.27, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147A.27, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

Membership.

(a) The Physician Assistant Advisory Council is created and is composed of seven persons appointed by the board. The seven persons must include:

(1) two public members, as defined in section 214.02;

(2) three physician assistants licensed under this chapter who meet the criteria for a new applicant under section 147A.02; and

(3) two licensed physicians with experience supervising physician assistants.

(b) No member shall serve more than two consecutive terms. If a member is appointed for a partial term and serves more than half of that term it shall be considered a full term.

Presented to the governor May 8, 2018

Signed by the governor May 11, 2018, 1:23 p.m.

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