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      RS 37:2864     

  

§2864.  Advisory Committee on Polysomnography; creation

A.(1)  The Advisory Committee on Polysomnography is hereby created and shall be composed of nine members to assist the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners in the administration of the provisions of this Chapter.

(2)(a)  Four members of the committee shall be licensed polysomnographic technologists registered by the Board of Registered Polysomnographic Technologists and shall be selected by the governor from a list of eight names submitted by the Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine.

(b)  One member of the committee shall be an individual who is not a licensed polysomnographic technologist but who is active in the field of sleep medicine to be selected by the governor from a list of three names submitted by the Louisiana Academy of Sleep Medicine.

(c)  Three members of the committee shall be physicians licensed by the Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners, two of whom shall also be diplomats of the American Board of Sleep Medicine, one of whom shall be active in the field of sleep medicine, and all of whom shall be selected by the governor from a list of eight names submitted by the Louisiana State Medical Society.

(d)  One member of the committee shall be a hospital administrator who shall be selected by the governor from a list of three names submitted by the Louisiana State Hospital Association.

B.(1)  The nominating organizations shall submit their lists to the governor sixty days after June 29, 2005.

(2)  Members shall serve at the pleasure of the governor.  Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted for Senate confirmation.

C.  A majority of the members of the committee shall elect a chairman.

D.  The committee shall meet no less than annually at a time and place to be determined by the chairman of the committee. A majority of the members of the committee shall constitute a quorum for the transaction of all business.

E.  Each member shall serve without compensation but shall be reimbursed for travel expenses incurred during attendance at meetings of the committee and other expenses incurred on business of the committee. Such compensation shall be paid from funds derived from fees as provided in R.S. 37:2868.

F.  Repealed by Acts 2012, No. 678, §2.

Acts 2005, No. 272, §1, eff. June 29, 2005; Acts 2012, No. 678, §§1, 2.



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