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65-7214.Naturopathic advisory council; membership; expenses; legislature to consider establishing alternative health care board. (a) There is established a naturopathic advisory council to advise the board in carrying out the provisions of this act. The council shall consist of five members, all citizens and residents of the state of Kansas appointed as follows: Three members shall be naturopathic doctors appointed by the state board of healing arts; one member shall be the president of the state board of healing arts or a person designated by the president; and one member appointed by the governor shall be from the public sector who is not engaged, directly or indirectly, in the provision of health services. Insofar as possible persons appointed to the council shall be from different geographic areas. If a vacancy occurs on the council, the appointing authority of the position which has become vacant shall appoint a person of like qualifications to fill the vacant position for the unexpired term, if any. The members of the council appointed by the governor shall be appointed for terms of three years and until a successor is appointed. The members appointed by the state board of healing arts shall serve at the pleasure of the state board of healing arts. If a member is designated by the president of the state board of healing arts, the member shall serve at the pleasure of the president.

(b) Members of the council attending meetings of the council, or attending a subcommittee meeting thereof authorized by the council, shall be paid amounts provided in subsection (e) of K.S.A. 75-3223 and amendments thereto from the healing arts fee fund.

(c) During the 2003 regular session of the legislature the legislature shall consider establishing an alternative health care board composed of representatives as may be designated from existing health care regulatory agencies, alternative health care providers and members of the general public for purposes of advising the legislature on matters relating to alternative health care, administering the naturopathic doctor registration act and performing such other duties as may be established by law.

(d) The provisions of this section shall take effect on and after January 1, 2003.

History: L. 2002, ch. 203, § 33; July 1.



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