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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-37.114: Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee.

4. There is established within the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety, under the State Board of Medical Examiners, a Genetic Counseling Advisory Committee. The committee shall consist of five members, appointed by the Governor, who shall be residents of this State. One member shall be a public member, one member shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this State, and three members shall be, except for those first appointed, genetic counselors licensed pursuant to this act. The genetic counselor members first appointed to the committee shall be genetic counselors certified by the American Board of Genetic Counseling or the American Board of Medical Genetics, or their successors.

The members shall be appointed for a term of three years, except that of the members first appointed, two shall be appointed for a term of one year, two shall be appointed for a term of two years and one shall be appointed for a term of three years. Each member shall serve until his successor has been qualified. Any vacancy in the membership of the committee shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as the original appointments were made. No member shall serve for more than two consecutive terms in addition to any unexpired term to which he has been appointed. The Governor may remove a member of the committee for cause.

Members of the committee shall be reimbursed for actual expenses reasonably incurred in the performance of their official duties in accordance with subsection a. of section 2 of P.L.1977, c.285 (C.45:1-2.5).

L.2009, c.41, s.4.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.

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