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311.410 State Board of Podiatry -- Qualifications, terms of members -- Officers -Powers -- Meetings -- Immunity.
There is hereby created in the government of the Commonwealth a State Board of
Podiatry which shall consist of five (5) members, each appointed by the Governor.
Four (4) members shall be appointed from lists of three (3) names for each position
submitted by the Kentucky Podiatry Association. One (1) member shall be a citizen
at large who is not associated with or financially interested in the practice or
business regulated. Any vacancy shall be filled for the unexpired term by the
Governor, as provided in the original appointment.
A person to be eligible for appointment as a podiatrist member of the board shall be
at least twenty-one (21) years of age, of good moral character, a resident of this
state, and a licensed practicing podiatrist in this state for at least five (5) consecutive
years next preceding the date of his appointment. No member of the board shall be a
stockholder, officer or member of the faculty or board of trustees of any school,
college or institution of podiatry or chiropody.
The terms of office of each member shall be four (4) years, or until his successor
shall be appointed and qualified.
The board shall elect one (1) of its members as president and another of its
members as secretary. The secretary may, subject to approval by the board, employ
and fix the compensation of all personnel required for the administration of KRS
311.390 to 311.510. The board may make all rules and regulations, not inconsistent
with KRS 311.390 to 311.510, as may be necessary to implement and carry out the
provisions and purposes of KRS 311.390 to 311.510.
The board shall hold meetings at least twice a year and as frequently as it deems
necessary at such times and places as the board may designate. A majority of the
members shall constitute a quorum.
The board may sue and be sued in its own name.
Members of the board shall be immune from suit in any civil or criminal action
which is based upon any official act or acts performed by them in good faith as
members of the board.
Effective: July 15, 1986
History: Amended 1986 Ky. Acts ch. 166, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1986. --Amended
1976 Ky. Acts ch. 206, sec. 3. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 225, sec. 10. -Amended 1962 Ky. Acts ch. 289, sec. 3. -- Amended 1954 Ky. Acts ch. 219, sec. 2. - Amended 1952 Ky. Acts ch. 197, sec. 2. -- Created 1948 Ky. Acts ch. 176, sec. 4.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.410 State Board of Podiatry -- Qualifications, terms of members -- Officers -- Powers -- Meetings -- Immunity.
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