(1) The Division of Health Related Boards shall employ the required staff to perform the necessary clerical and administrative functions for the Boards. Requests for personnel shall be sent to the Director who will ascertain the need and classification of such personnel, including inspectors, consultants, court reporters, clerical, administrative, etc.
(2) The Division of Health Related Boards shall employ investigators for the purpose of investigating complaints and charges made against the licensees of all Boards assigned to the Division. The Boards may request, in writing, that such investigations be made as appropriate and the Division will provide reports of such investigations to the Boards for any action indicated
(3) The Division of Health Related Boards shall provide or ascertain that office space is provided to the Boards in order to properly carry out their functions. In providing space, the Director shall determine that the space is consistent with the efficient administration of the Boards.
(4) The Division of Health Related Boards shall be responsible for providing special space requirements for the Boards for the conduct of examinations, hearings and meetings, and the Director shall approve all leases or agreements for the rental of such space in advance. Available space in the State or public buildings, or other suitable space as may be available at no cost shall be utilized to the fullest extent.
(5) Administrative hearings shall be conducted in accordance with the laws and regulations applicable to each board. Court reporters and witnesses shall be provided as required and shall be compensated as prescribed by law and/or State policy. The office of the Attorney General shall be advised well in advance and kept currently informed of hearings in which he will be expected to participate.
(6) The Division of Health Related Boards shall serve as the coordinating office between the Boards on matters of common concern or interest and it shall be its' responsibility to assist the Boards in any reasonable manner in carrying out their responsibilities and programs.


Tenn. Comp. R. & Regs. 1200-10-01-.08
Original rule certified June 7, 1974. (Formerly chapter 1200-6-1; filed December 3, 1990; effective January 15, 1991). Amendment filed August 25, 1995; effective November 8, 1995.

Authority: T.C.A. ยงยง 63-1-132, 68-1-101, 4-5-202, and 4-5-204.

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