Maine Revised Statutes

§2273. Board of Occupational Therapy Practice; establishment; compensation

1. Establishment and membership.  There is established within the department, in accordance with Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 26, a Board of Occupational Therapy Practice. The board consists of 5 members appointed by the Governor. Appointments of members must comply with Title 10, section 8009. The persons appointed to the board, other than the public member, must have been engaged in rendering occupational therapy services to the public, teaching or research in occupational therapy for at least 2 years immediately preceding their appointments. At least 3 board members must be occupational therapists. The 4th member must be either an occupational therapist or an occupational therapy assistant, if available. The remaining member must be a public member as defined in Title 5, section 12004-A. A member of the board may be removed from office for cause by the Governor.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. L, §1 (AMD) .]
2. Terms of appointment.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. L, §1 (RP) .]
3. Meetings; chair.  The board shall meet at least once a year to conduct its business and to elect a chair. Additional meetings must be held as necessary and may be convened at the call of the chair or a majority of the members of the board.
[ 2013, c. 246, Pt. B, §8 (AMD) .]
4. Compensation. 
[ 1995, c. 397, §43 (RP) .]
1983, c. 746, §2 (NEW). 1983, c. 862, §§76,77 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §B134 (AMD). 1993, c. 600, §A139 (AMD). 1995, c. 397, §43 (AMD). 2007, c. 402, Pt. L, §1 (AMD). 2013, c. 246, Pt. B, §8 (AMD).