shall annually elect from its members the following officers:
(a) Chair- who shall preside at all meetings
of the Committee; and
- who shall preside at meetings in the absence of the Chair and who along with
the Committee Administrator shall be responsible for correspondence from the
Committee has the authority to select a Committee consultant who shall serve as
a consultant to the Division and who is vested with the authority to do the
(a) Review complaints and
recommend whether and what type disciplinary actions should be instituted as
the result of complaints received or investigations conducted by the
(b) Recommend whether and
upon what terms a complaint, case or disciplinary action might be settled. Any
matter proposed for settlement must be subsequently reviewed, evaluated and
ratified by the Committee and Board before it becomes effective.
(c) Undertake any other matter authorized by
a majority vote of the Committee and/or Board.
Records and Complaints
(a) Minutes of the Committee meetings and all
records, documents, applications and correspondence will be maintained in the
requests, applications, notices, other communications and correspondence shall
be directed to the Administrative Office. Any requests or inquiries requiring a
Committee decision or official Committee action except documents relating to
disciplinary actions or hearing requests must be received fourteen (14) days
prior to a scheduled meeting and will be retained in the Administrative Office
and presented to the Committee at the Committee meeting. Such documents not
timely received shall be set over to the next Committee meeting.
(c) All records of the Committee, except
those made confidential by law, are open for inspection and examination, under
the supervision of an employee of the Division at the Administrative Office
during normal business hours.
Copies of public records shall be provided to any person upon payment of a
(e) All complaints should be
directed to the Division's Investigations Section.
The Committee members or the Consultant
are individually vested with the authority to do the following acts:
(a) Review and make determinations on
certification, renewal and reactivation of applications subject to the rules
governing those respective applications and subject to the subsequent
ratification by the Committee and Board.
Serve as Consultant to the Division to
decide the following:
1. Whether and what type
disciplinary actions should be instituted upon complaints received or
investigations conducted by the Division.
2. Whether and under what terms a complaint,
case or disciplinary action might be settled. Any proposed settlement must be
subsequently ratified by the Committee and Board before it becomes
The Committee authorizes the member who
chaired the Committee for a contested case to be the agency member to make the
decisions authorized pursuant to rule 1360-4-1-.18 regarding petitions for
reconsideration and stays in that case.
(Chapter 0880-12-.19, continued)
(6) Requests for Verification of Licensure
for an acupuncturist or an ADS desiring to practice in another state must be
made in writing to the Administrative Office.
(7) Declaratory Orders - The Committee
adopts, as if fully set out herein, rule 1200-10-1-.11, of the Division of
Health Related Boards and as it may from time to time be amended, as its rule
governing the declaratory order process. All declaratory order petitions
involving statutes, rules or orders within the jurisdiction of the Committee
shall be addressed by the Committee pursuant to that rule and not by the
Division. Declaratory Order Petition forms can be obtained from the
Screening Panels - The Committee adopts, as if fully set out herein, rule
1200-10-1-.13, of the Division of Health Related Boards and as it may from time
to time be amended, as its rule governing the screening panel