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Chapter 360-1 ORGANIZATION

Rule 360-1-.01 Organization of Board

The Georgia Composite Medical Board shall consist of thirteen physicians and two consumers appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate. The Board shall elect a chairperson and vice chairperson. The public may obtain information and submit requests at the office of the Board. Board minutes shall not become official until approved by the Board.

Rule 360-1-.02 Executive Director

The Board may appoint by a two thirds majority vote a person to serve as Executive Director of the Board.

(a) The Executive Director shall be vested with the following powers:
1. To carry out investigations and to hire investigators for the purpose of conducting investigations;
2. To hire such personnel as the board approves and deems necessary to carry out its function and with Board approval to appoint professional qualified persons to serve as members of peer review committees;
3. Under the direction of the Board, to aid in the enforcement of Chapter 34 of Title 43 and in the prosecution of all persons charged with violations of its provisions;
4. To make, or cause to be made through employees or agents of the Board, such investigations as the Board may deem necessary or advisable in the enforcement of Chapter 34 of Title 43;
5. To issue subpoenas, to compel access to documents or other materials that the Chairperson of the Board, or the Vice Chairperson if the Chairperson is not available, deems related to the fitness of any licensee or applicant to practice;
6. To authorize the issuance of notices of hearing by the Attorney General on behalf of the Board; and
7. The executive director, with the approval of the board, notwithstanding any other provisions of law to the contrary, shall enter into such contracts as are deemed necessary to carry out this chapter to provide for all services required of the board.

Rule 360-1-.03 Repealed