Current through Reg. 47, No. 249; December 28, 2021
The determination as to whether probable cause exists that a violation of the
provisions of Chapters 456 and 458, F.S., and/or the rules promulgated pursuant
thereto, has occurred shall be made by a majority vote of a probable cause
panel of the Board.
(2) There shall
be two probable cause panels of the Board. Each probable cause panel shall be
composed of three members, one of whom may be a physician who was a past Board
member who is not currently appointed to the Board and one of whom may be a
past lay member who is not currently appointed to the Board. One member of the
probable cause panel must be a current Board member.
(3) In instances when the probable cause
panel is considering cases involving a physician assistant, the panel shall
also have a physician assistant participating on the probable cause panel. The
physician assistant is only permitted to hear cases involving discipline of
physician assistants. If the physician assistant is not able to attend the
meeting of the probable cause panel, the panel may consider the case and vote
on the matter in the absence of the physician assistant.
(4) The probable cause panel members shall be
selected by the Chair of the Board, one (1) of whom shall be designated by the
Chair of the Board as the presiding officer of the panel.
(5) Each probable cause panel shall meet at
such times as called by the presiding officer of the panel or by two members of
Fla. Admin. Code Ann. R.
FS. Law Implemented
New 12-5-79, Amended
11-26-80, 5-27-81, Formerly 21M-18.06, Amended 12-4-86, 7-4-88, 1-1-92,
Formerly 21M-18.006, 61F6-18.006, 59R-1.006, Amended 3-29-01,