Subdivision 1. Board reports. The health-related licensing boards and the non-health-related licensing boards shall prepare reports according to this subdivision and subdivision 1a by October 1 of each even-numbered year. Copies of the reports shall be delivered to the governor. Copies of the reports of the health-related licensing boards shall also be delivered to the commissioner of health. The reports shall contain the following information relating to the two-year period ending the previous June 30:
(a) a general statement of board activities;
(b) the number of meetings and approximate total number of hours spent by all board members in meetings and on other board activities;
(c) the receipts and disbursements of board funds;
(d) the names of board members and their addresses, occupations, and dates of appointment and reappointment to the board;
(e) the names and job classifications of board employees;
(f) a brief summary of board rules proposed or adopted during the reporting period with appropriate citations to the State Register and published rules;
(g) the number of persons having each type of license and registration issued by the board as of June 30 in the year of the report;
(h) the locations and dates of the administration of examinations by the board;
(i) the number of persons examined by the board with the persons subdivided into groups showing age categories, sex, and states of residency;
(j) the number of persons licensed or registered by the board after taking the examinations referred to in clause (h) with the persons subdivided by age categories, sex, and states of residency;
(k) the number of persons not licensed or registered by the board after taking the examinations referred to in clause (h) with the persons subdivided by age categories, sex, and states of residency;
(l) the number of persons not taking the examinations referred to in clause (h) who were licensed or registered by the board or who were denied licensing or registration with the reasons for the licensing or registration or denial thereof and with the persons subdivided by age categories, sex, and states of residency;
(m) the number of persons previously licensed or registered by the board whose licenses or registrations were revoked, suspended, or otherwise altered in status with brief statements of the reasons for the revocation, suspension or alteration;
(n) the number of written and oral complaints and other communications received by the executive director or executive secretary of the board, a board member, or any other person performing services for the board (1) which allege or imply a violation of a statute or rule which the board is empowered to enforce and (2) which are forwarded to other agencies as required by section 214.10;
(o) a summary, by specific category, of the substance of the complaints and communications referred to in clause (n) and, for each specific category, the responses or dispositions thereof pursuant to section 214.10 or 214.11;
(p) any other objective information which the board members believe will be useful in reviewing board activities.
Subd. 1a. Report requirement for board of medical practice and board of nursing. The board of medical practice and the board of nursing shall include in the report required under subdivision 1, clause (o), specific information regarding complaints and communications involving obstetrics, gynecology, prenatal care, and delivery, and the boards' responses or dispositions.
Subd. 2. Summary of board reports. Not later than December 15 of each even-numbered year, the commissioner of health with respect to the health-related licensing boards shall prepare summary reports compiling the information required by subdivision 1, clauses (b) and (g) to (p), and contained in the reports submitted by the boards the preceding year pursuant to subdivision 1. The summary reports must also specify the staff and services provided by the department to each board. The summary reports must be distributed to the legislature under section 3.195 and to the governor.
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