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15.0591 Representative of older population.

Subdivision 1. Addition of members. The membership of state boards, commissions, advisory councils, task forces, or committees listed in subdivision 2 that have more than three public members shall include at least one member, 60 years of age or over. For purposes of this section, a public member is a person who is not a representative of a specified business, occupation, industry, political subdivision, organization, or other grouping of persons other than geographical regions. At least one of the members over 60 shall not be actively engaged in or retired from an occupation, profession, or industry, if any, to be regulated.

Subd. 2. Bodies affected. A member meeting the qualifications in subdivision 1 must be appointed to the following boards, commissions, advisory councils, task forces, or committees:

(1) advisory council on battered women;

(2) advisory task force on the use of state facilities;

(3) alcohol and other drug abuse advisory council;

(4) board of examiners for nursing home administrators;

(5) board on aging;

(6) chiropractic examiners board;

(7) consumer advisory council on vocational rehabilitation;

(8) council on disability;

(9) council on affairs of Chicano/Latino people;

(10) council on Black Minnesotans;

(11) dentistry board;

(12) department of economic security advisory council;

(13) higher education services office;

(14) housing finance agency;

(15) Indian advisory council on chemical dependency;

(16) medical practice board;

(17) medical policy directional task force on mental health;

(18) Minnesota employment and economic development task force;

(19) Minnesota office of citizenship and volunteer services advisory committee;

(20) Minnesota state arts board;

(21) mortuary sciences advisory council;

(22) nursing board;

(23) optometry board;

(24) pharmacy board;

(25) physical therapists council;

(26) podiatry board;

(27) psychology board;

(28) veterans advisory committee.

HIST: 1984 c 654 art 4 s 8; 1985 c 285 s 3; 1Sp1985 c 9 art 2 s 103; 1Sp1985 c 10 s 39; 1Sp1985 c 14 art 9 s 75; 1987 c 354 s 8; 1988 c 613 s 1; 1988 c 629 s 10; 1991 c 106 s 6; 1994 c 483 s 1; 1995 c 212 art 3 s 59; 1996 c 305 art 1 s 7; 1997 c 7 art 3 s 1

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