2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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Administration regulations -- Acupuncture Advisory Committee -Membership -- Meetings -- Duties.
The board shall promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS
Chapter 13A relating to the licensure and regulation, including temporary licensure,
of acupuncturists. Regulation of acupuncture includes continuing education
requirements and fee schedules.
The board shall establish an eight (8) member Acupuncture Advisory Committee
that shall review and make recommendations to the board regarding matters relating
to acupuncturists that come before the board, including but not limited to:
(a) Applications for acupuncturist licensure;
(b) Licensure renewal requirements;
(d) Applicable standards of practice for acupuncture practitioners;
(e) Continuing education requirements;
(f) Rotating appointment of committee members;
(g) Disciplinary actions, at the request of a panel of the board; and
(h) Promulgation and revision of administrative regulations.
Members of the Acupuncturist Advisory Committee shall be appointed by the board
for four (4) year terms, on a rotating basis to provide for continuity, and shall
(a) One (1) member of the board;
(b) Two (2) physicians licensed by the board whose practices include the use of
(c) One (1) member of the public who is not associated with or financially
interested in the practice of acupuncture; and
(d) Four (4) acupuncture practitioners licensed by the board.
The chairperson and secretary of the committee shall be elected by a majority vote
of the committee members annually. The president shall be responsible for
presiding over meetings that shall be held on a regular basis, but no less than two
(2) times each calendar year. Additional meetings may be held each calendar year at
the call of the chairperson or by the written request of at least three (3) committee
members. The secretary shall keep a record of the minutes of the committee's
meetings. Five (5) members of the committee shall constitute a quorum to conduct
Members shall receive reimbursement for expenditures relating to attendance at
committee meetings consistent with state policies for reimbursement of travel
expenses for state employees.
The board may remove any member on the member's request or for poor attendance
at committee meetings, neglect of duties, or malfeasance in office.
Effective: July 15, 2014
History: Amended 2014 Ky. Acts ch. 24, sec. 3, effective July 15, 2014. -- Created
2006 Ky. Acts ch. 249, sec. 3, effective July 12, 2006.
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.673 Administration regulations -- Acupuncture Advisory Committee -- Membership -- Meetings -- Duties.
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