2019 Tennessee Code
Title 63 - Professions of the Healing Arts
Chapter 3 - Podiatrists
Part 2 - Tennessee Orthotics, Prosthetics, and Pedorthics Practice Act of 2005
§ 63-3-213. Appointments to the board.

Universal Citation: TN Code § 63-3-213 (2019)
  • (a) To assist in the implementation and administration of this part, the governor shall initially appoint to the board one (1) person who is eligible for licensure as an orthotist, or prosthetist or pedorthist.

  • (b) That person's term of office on the board shall be three (3) years. Upon expiration of that person's term, the governor shall appoint a person licensed under this part to fill this position on the board.

  • (c) A person may serve more than one (1) term in this position on the board.

  • (d) The governor may remove this member of the board from office for neglect of duties, malfeasance in office, incompetence or professional misconduct.

  • (e) The governor may fill a vacancy in this position upon the member's resignation or death.

  • (f) In making appointments to this position on the board, the governor shall consider persons recommended by the professional organization of orthotists, prosthetists and pedorthists in Tennessee.

  • (g) The person filling this position on the board shall receive the same per diem and reimbursement for travel and other necessary expenses that is received by other members of the board.

  • (h) The person filling this position shall have the right to vote on all matters considered by the board.

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