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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.
Section: 45:9-37.54: Occupational Therapy Advisory Council
4. There is established in the Division of Consumer Affairs in the Department of Law and Public Safety an Occupational Therapy Advisory Council appointed by the Governor, with the advice and consent of the Senate, which shall serve as an advisory body to the Director of the Division of Consumer Affairs. The council shall consist of seven members who are residents of the State, four of whom shall be licensed occupational therapists having at least five years of experience in occupational therapy in this State immediately preceding appointment, one of whom shall be a licensed occupational therapy assistant having at least five years of experience in occupational therapy in this State immediately preceding appointment, and two of whom shall be public members. The first occupational therapist and occupational therapy assistant members shall be qualified for licensure pursuant to the provisions of this act.
Except for those first appointed, members shall serve for a term of three years. Each member shall hold office until the appointment of his successor. A vacancy in the office of any member shall be filled for the unexpired term only. The initial appointment to the council shall be two members for terms of one year, two members for terms of two years, and three members for terms of three years. No member shall serve more than two successive terms.
The Governor may remove any council member for misconduct, incompetency or neglect of duty after providing the council member with a written statement of charges and an opportunity for a hearing thereon.
This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.
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