(a) The composition, appointment, quorum, term, powers and duties, procedures, and licensing provisions of board are as set forth in Sections 31.1001 et seq. A.S.C.A. This section supplements these.
(b) The board may appoint committees in medicine, dentistry, nursing and other health professions to:
(1) assist in the evaluation of health professionals’ credentials when expertise is not available on the board;
(2) make licensing recommendations, following a secret ballot, when a potential conflict of interest may exist between any members of the board and a candidate for licensure;
(3) make licensing recommendations, following a secret ballot, when a member of the board recommends non-licensure for a candidate of his or her profession; or
(4) make recommendation, following a secret ballot, to the board for suspension, revocation, or modification of licenses within their profession.
(c) where the board and a committee are in disagreement on a particular matter the decision of the board shall prevail.
(d) The board shall be under the administrative control of the governor.History: Rule 2-88, eff 27 Mar 88, § 1.