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Article - Health Occupations




§14–5B–05.

    (a)    There is a Radiation Therapy, Radiography, Nuclear Medicine Technology, and Radiology Assistance Advisory Committee within the Board.

    (b)    (1)    The Committee consists of 10 members appointed by the Board.

        (2)    Of the 10 members:

            (i)    One shall be a licensed physician who specializes in radiology;

            (ii)    One shall be a licensed physician who specializes in radiology and who supervises a radiologist assistant;

            (iii)    One shall be a licensed physician who specializes in nuclear medicine;

            (iv)    One shall be a licensed physician who specializes in radiation oncology;

            (v)    One shall be a radiation therapist;

            (vi)    One shall be a radiographer;

            (vii)    One shall be a radiologist assistant;

            (viii)    One shall be a nuclear medicine technologist;

            (ix)    One shall be a consumer member; and

            (x)    One shall be a member of the Board.

    (c)    (1)    From among its members, the Committee shall elect a chair once every 2 years.

        (2)    The chair, or the chair’s designee, shall serve in an advisory capacity to the Board as a representative of the Committee.

    (d)    The consumer member of the Committee:

        (1)    Shall be a member of the general public;

        (2)    May not be or ever have been a health care professional or in training to be a health care professional; and

        (3)    May not:

            (i)    Participate or ever have participated in a commercial or professional field related to radiation therapy, radiography, nuclear medicine technology, or radiology assistance;

            (ii)    Have a household member who participates in a commercial or professional field related to radiation therapy, radiography, nuclear medicine technology, or radiology assistance; or

            (iii)    Have had within 2 years before appointment a financial interest in a person regulated by the Board.

    (e)    (1)    The term of a member is 3 years.

        (2)    The terms of members are staggered as required by regulation.

        (3)    At the end of a term, a member continues to serve until a successor is appointed and qualifies.

        (4)    A member may not serve more than 2 consecutive full terms.