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Chapter 191

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  191.305.  Missouri genetic advisory committee created — purpose — appointment, terms — qualifications — expenses. — 1.  The "Missouri Genetic Advisory Committee", consisting of fifteen members, is hereby created to advise the department in all genetic programs including metabolic disease screening programs, hemophilia, sickle cell anemia, and cystic fibrosis programs.  Members of the committee shall be appointed by the director of the department of health and senior services.  The first appointments to the committee shall consist of five members to serve three-year terms, five members to serve two-year terms, and five members to serve one-year terms as designated by the director.  Each member of the committee shall serve for a term of three years thereafter.

  2.  The committee shall be composed of persons who reside in the state of Missouri, and a majority shall be licensed physicians.  At least one member shall be a specialist in genetics; at least one member shall be a licensed obstetrician/gynecologist; at least one member shall be a licensed pediatrician in private practice; at least one member shall be a consumer, family member of a consumer or representative of a consumer group; at least one member shall be a licensed physician experienced in the study and treatment of hemophilia; at least one member shall be a specialist in sickle cell anemia; and at least one member shall be a specialist in cystic fibrosis.

  3.  Members of the committee shall not receive any compensation for their services, but they shall, subject to appropriations, be reimbursed for actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties from funds appropriated for that purpose.


(L. 1985 H.B. 612, A.L. 2002 H.B. 1953, A.L. 2023 H.B. 402)

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