Maine Revised Statutes

§2152. Qualifications

Each member of the board must be a citizen of the United States and a resident of this State for at least 3 consecutive years prior to appointment and shall file with the Secretary of State an oath of office before beginning service. The board is composed of: [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]

1. Professional nurses.  Six professional nurses, each of whom:
A. Must be a graduate of a state-approved educational program in professional nursing; [1985, c. 724, §13 (RPR).]
B. Holds a current state license to practice nursing; and [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]
C. Has at least 3 years' experience in active practice immediately preceding appointment. [1985, c. 724, §13 (RPR).]
A minimum of 2 professional nurses must be active in an approved educational program in nursing. A minimum of 2 professional nurses must be active in nursing service. One of the professional nurse members of the board must be practicing long-term care nursing. One of the professional nurse members of the board must be an advanced practice registered nurse;
[ 1995, c. 379, §6 (AMD) .]
2. Licensed practical nurse.  One licensed practical nurse who:
A. Must be a graduate of a state-approved educational program in practical nursing; [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]
B. Holds a current state license to practice practical nursing; and [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]
C. Has at least 3 years' experience in active practice immediately preceding appointment; and [1985, c. 724, §13 (NEW).]
[ 1995, c. 379, §6 (AMD) .]
3. Public members.  Two public members. A person may not qualify for appointment as a public member of the board if that person or a member of that person's immediate family is serving as:
A. A member of another state licensing board; [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]
B. On the board of another health care agency; and [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD).]
C. Engaged for compensation in the provision of health services or the provision of health research, instruction or insurance. [1985, c. 724, §13 (NEW).]
[ 1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §121 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1975, c. 258, §2 (RPR). 1985, c. 724, §13 (RPR). 1993, c. 600, §A121 (AMD). 1995, c. 379, §6 (AMD).

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