RS 37:3201     

§3201. Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners; method of appointment; qualifications of members

           A. There is hereby created within the Louisiana Department of Health the Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners which shall carry out the purposes and enforce the provisions of this Chapter, subject to the provisions of R.S. 36:803.

           B.(1) The board shall consist of eleven members appointed by the governor of whom:

           (a) Four shall be radiologic technologists selected from a list submitted by the Louisiana Society of Radiologic Technologists.

           (b) Three shall be hospital administrators, each of whom shall be currently employed by a hospital, selected from a list of nine names submitted by the Louisiana Hospital Association.

           (c) Three shall be radiologists selected from a list of nine names submitted by the Louisiana State Medical Society; and

           (d) One shall be a radiological physicist.

           (2) Each appointment by the governor shall be submitted to the Senate for confirmation.

           C. Board members shall be residents of the state who have been actively practicing in their fields for not less than five years.

           D. The radiologic technologists initially appointed to the board must be eligible for licensure pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter; thereafter, radiologic technologists appointed to the board must be licensed pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter.

           E. Each hospital administrator appointed to the board pursuant to Subsection B of this Section shall remain employed by a hospital for the duration of his membership on the board. Any hospital administrator who ceases to be employed by a hospital shall be ineligible to serve on the board and shall immediately resign therefrom. If such member fails to resign, the board shall, at its next meeting, remove such member by a vote of a majority of its members.

           Acts 1984, No. 485, §1. Acts 1986, No. 1039, §1, eff. July 17, 1986; Acts 1992, No. 841, §1.