Maine Revised Statutes

§2415. Appointment; tenure; vacancies; removal

The State Board of Optometry, as established by Title 5, section 12004-A, subsection 28 and in this chapter called the "board," consists of 6 persons appointed by the Governor. Five of the appointees must have been resident optometrists engaged in the actual practice of optometry in this State for a period of at least 5 years prior to their appointment and after the 1999 renewal they must hold advanced therapeutic licenses. One of the appointees must be a consumer member who is a resident of this State and has no pecuniary interest in optometry or in the merchandising of optical products. Appointment is for a term of 5 years. Appointments of members must comply with Title 10, section 8009. A member of the board may be removed from office for cause by the Governor. The board has a common seal. [2007, c. 695, Pt. B, §10 (AMD).]

1973, c. 788, §156 (NEW). 1975, c. 771, §354 (AMD). 1983, c. 812, §220 (AMD). 1989, c. 503, §B136 (AMD). 1993, c. 600, §A144 (AMD). 1995, c. 606, §2 (AMD). 2007, c. 695, Pt. B, §10 (AMD).