The Committee shall elect annually from
its members the following officers:
"Chairperson" who shall preside at all Committee meetings, and appoint
(b) "Secretary" who in
the absence of the chairperson shall preside at Committee meetings and who,
along with the Committee's Director, shall be responsible for correspondence
from the Committee and execution of all official documents requiring the seal
of the Committee to be affixed.
The Committee shall select as a Committee
consultant a designee(s) who may serve as a consultant(s) to the Division and
who may perform the following acts:
(b) Request patient
records under T.C.A. §
(c) Review and approve all types of
applications for issuance of a temporary authorization pursuant to T.C.A.
63-31-107, subject to subsequent
ratification by the Committee before full licensure, renewal or reinstatement
(a) All requests, applications,
notices, other communications and correspondence shall be directed to the
Committee 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 at least fourteen (14) days prior to a
scheduled Committee meeting. Requests or inquiries not timely received will be
retained in the Committee Office and presented at the next Committee
(b) 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
Committee Office during normal business hours.
(c) All complaints should be directed to the
Advisory Rulings - Any licensee who is affected by any matter within the
jurisdiction of the Committee may submit a written request for an advisory
ruling subject to the limitations imposed by T.C.A. §
. The procedures for
obtaining and for issuance of advisory rulings are as follows:
The licensee shall submit the request to
the Committee Office providing:
specific question or issue for which the ruling is requested;
2. The facts that gave rise to the specific
question or issue; and
specific statutes and/or rules which are applicable to the question or
(b) The Committee
may review the request at its next scheduled meeting.
(c) Upon adoption by the Committee an
advisory ruling shall be transmitted to the requesting licensee. The ruling
shall have only such affect as is set forth in T.C.A. §
Screening Panels - The Committee adopts,
as if fully set out herein, Rule
, of the Division
of Health Related Boards and as it may from time to time be amended, as its
rule governing the screening panel process.
Reconsiderations and Stays - 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
petitions for reconsiderations and stays in that case.
Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs.
filed March 2, 2010; effective May 31, 2010. Amendments filed May 25, 2017;
Authority: T.C.A. §§
63-6-101, 63-31-103, 63-31-104,