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54-4704. Board of acupuncture created — Appointment — Terms. (1) There is hereby established in the division of occupational and professional licenses a state board of acupuncture and the members thereof shall be appointed by the governor within sixty (60) days following the effective date of this chapter.
(2) The board shall consist of five (5) members, three (3) of whom shall be licensed pursuant to this chapter, one (1) of whom shall be certified pursuant to this chapter, and one (1) of whom shall be a member of the public with an interest in the rights of the consumers of acupuncture services.
(3) In making appointments to the board of acupuncture, consideration shall be given to recommendations made by the Idaho acupuncture association, other similar professional organizations and any individual residing in this state.
(4) All members of the board shall be current residents of the state of Idaho and have been residents of the state of Idaho for a minimum of three (3) years immediately preceding appointment.
(5) All terms shall be four (4) years, and a member may be reappointed. In the event of death, resignation, or removal of any member before the expiration of the term to which appointed, the vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired portion of the term in the same manner as the original appointment.
(6) Board members shall serve at the pleasure of the governor.
(7) The board shall, within thirty (30) days after its appointment, and at least annually thereafter, hold a meeting and elect a chairman. The board may hold additional meetings on the call of the chairman or at the written request of any two (2) members of the board. The board may appoint such committees as it considers necessary to carry out its duties. A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum.
(8) Each member of the board shall be compensated as provided in section 59-509(p), Idaho Code.
[54-4704, added 1999, ch. 379, sec. 1, p. 1040; am. 2000, ch. 82, sec. 1, p. 170; am. 2016, ch. 340, sec. 42, p. 961; am. 2018, ch. 57, sec. 1, p. 144; am. 2021, ch. 222, sec. 35, p. 648.]