2015 Kentucky Revised Statutes
311.842 Administrative regulations -- Physicians Assistant Advisory Committee -- Physician assistant students.

KY Rev Stat § 311.842 (2015) What's This?

Download as PDF 311.842 Administrative regulations -- Physicians Assistant Advisory Committee -Physician assistant students. (1) (2) (3) (4) (5) (6) 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 limited to: (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 employment. 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).

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