2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
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311.842 Administrative regulations -- Physicians Assistant Advisory Committee -Physician assistant students.
The board shall promulgate administrative regulations in accordance with KRS
Chapter 13A relating to the licensing and regulation, including temporary licensing,
of physician assistants.
The board shall establish a nine (9) member Physician Assistant Advisory
Committee that shall review and make recommendations to the board regarding all
matters relating to physician assistants that come before the board, including but not
(a) Applications for physician assistant licensing;
(b) Licensing renewal requirements;
(c) Approval of supervising physicians;
(d) Disciplinary actions; and
(e) Promulgation and revision of administrative regulations.
Members of the Physician Assistant Advisory Committee shall be appointed by the
board for four (4) year terms and shall consist of:
(a) Five (5) practicing physician assistants;
(b) Two (2) supervising physicians;
(c) One (1) member of the board; and
(d) One (1) citizen at large.
The chairperson of the committee shall be elected by a majority vote of the
committee members and shall be responsible for presiding over meetings that shall
be held on a regular basis.
Members shall receive reimbursement for expenditures relating to attendance at
committee meetings consistent with state policies for reimbursement of travel
expenses for state employees.
Nothing in this chapter shall be construed to require licensing of a physician
assistant student enrolled in a physician assistant or surgeon assistant program
accredited by the Accreditation Review Commission on Education for Physician
Assistants or its successor agencies or of a physician assistant employed in the
service of the federal government while performing duties relating to that
Effective: July 12, 2006
History: Amended 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 78, sec. 2, effective July 12, 2006. -- Created
2002 Ky. Acts ch. 130, sec. 24, effective July 15, 2002.
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/12/2006). 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 78, sec. 11,
provides: "A physician assistant who is certified in Kentucky and in good standing on
the effective date of this Act [July 12, 2006] shall automatically be licensed under
Sections 1 to 10 of this Act [KRS 311.840, 311.842, 311.844, 311.845, 311.846,
311.848, 311.850, 311.852, 311.856, and 311.862] and shall be issued a physician
assistant license upon annual renewal."
Legislative Research Commission Note (7/12/2006). 2006 Ky. Acts ch. 78, secs. 1 to
10, amend sections in KRS 311.840 to 311.862 to replace certification requirements
for physician assistants with licensure requirements. Although this section was
included in the Act and most of the references in it were changed from "certification"
to "licensing," one reference in subsection (6) was overlooked and has been corrected
in codification by the Reviser of Statutes under KRS 7.136(1).
CHAPTER 311 - PHYSICIANS, OSTEOPATHS, PODIATRISTS, AND RELATED MEDICAL PRACTITIONERS
311.842 Administrative regulations -- Physicians Assistant Advisory Committee -- Physician assistant students.
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