Title 26: Professions and Occupations
Chapter 33: OSTEOPATHY
26 V.S.A. § 1791. Composition of the board; qualifications; term of office
§ 1791. Composition of the board; qualifications; term of office
(a) A board of osteopathic physicians and surgeons is created. The board shall consist of five members. Board members shall be appointed by the governor pursuant to 3 V.S.A. §§ 129b and 2004.
(b) Three members of the board shall be osteopathic physicians licensed and in good standing in this state who are graduates of an accredited school of osteopathic medicine and who reside and have resided and actively practiced osteopathic medicine in this state during the two years immediately preceding their appointments. Two members shall be public members. A public member shall not be a member of any other health-related licensing board, nor have a financial interest personally or through a spouse, parent, child, brother, or sister in the activities regulated under this chapter, other than as a consumer or possible consumer of osteopathic medical services.
(c) A majority of the members of the board shall constitute a quorum, and all action shall be taken upon a majority vote of the members present and voting.
(d), (e) [Deleted.] (Amended 1989, No. 253 (Adj. Sess.), § 5; 2005, No. 27, § 48.)