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Utah Code Title 58. Occupations and Professions § 58-70a-201. Board

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(1) There is created the Physician Assistant Licensing Board, which consists of seven members:

(a) three licensed physicians, including at least one board certified psychiatrist, who currently work or have previously worked collaboratively with a physician assistant;

(b) three physician assistants, one of whom is involved in the administration of an approved physician assistant education program within the state;  and

(c) one person from the general public.

(2) The board shall be appointed and serve in accordance with Section 58-1-201.

(3)(a) The duties and responsibilities of the board are in accordance with Sections 58-1-202 and 58-1-203.

(b) The board shall designate one of its members on a permanent or rotating basis to:

(i) assist the division in reviewing complaints concerning the unlawful or unprofessional conduct of a licensee;  and

(ii) advise the division in the division's investigation of these complaints.

(4)(a) A board member who has, under Subsection (3), reviewed a complaint or advised in its investigation may be disqualified from participating with the board when the board serves as a presiding officer in an adjudicative proceeding concerning the complaint.

(b) The board member described in Subsection (4)(a) may be disqualified:

(i) on the member's own motion, due to actual or perceived bias or lack of objectivity;  or

(ii) upon challenge for cause raised on the record by any party to the adjudicative proceeding.

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