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Title XXII OCCUPATIONS AND PROFESSIONS

Chapter 344

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  344.060.  Board created — membership, qualifications, terms, removed how, hearing. — 1.  The governor shall appoint with the advice and consent of the senate ten suitable persons who together with the director of the department of health and senior services or the director's designee shall constitute the "Missouri Board of Nursing Home Administrators" which is hereby created within the department of health and senior services and which shall have the functions, powers and duties prescribed by sections 344.010 to 344.108.

  2.  In addition to the director of the department of health and senior services or the director's designee the membership of the board shall consist of one licensed physician, two licensed health professionals, one person from the field of health care education, four persons who have been in general administrative charge of a licensed nursing home for a period of at least five years immediately preceding their appointment, and two public members.  In addition to these qualifications, the physician, the two licensed health care professionals, and the health care educator shall be citizens of the United States and taxpaying residents of the state of Missouri for one year preceding their appointments.  The four appointees who have been in general administrative charge of a licensed nursing home shall be citizens of the United States and either residents of the state of Missouri for one year preceding their appointments or persons who have been licensed by the board and whose five years of employment in a licensed nursing home immediately preceding their appointment have occurred in the state of Missouri.  The public members shall be citizens of the United States, residents of the state of Missouri for one year preceding their appointment, and registered voters.  The public members shall be persons who are not, or never were, licensed nursing home administrators or the spouse of such persons, or persons who do not have or never have had a material, financial interest in either the providing of licensed nursing home services or in an activity or organization directly related to licensed nursing home administration.  Neither the one licensed physician, the two licensed health professionals, nor the person from the health care education field shall have any financial interest in a licensed nursing home.

  3.  The members of the board shall be appointed for three-year terms or until their successors are appointed and qualified provided that no more than four members' terms shall expire in the same year.  The governor shall fill any vacancies on the board as necessary.  Appointment to fill an unexpired term shall not be considered an appointment for a full term.  Board membership, continued until successors are appointed and qualified, shall not constitute an extension of the three-year term and the successors shall serve only the remainder of the term.

  4.  Every member shall receive a certificate of appointment; and every appointee, before entering upon his or her duties, shall take the oath of office required by Article VII, Section 11, of the Constitution of Missouri.

  5.  Any member of the board may be removed by the governor for misconduct, incompetency or neglect of duty after first being given an opportunity to be heard in his or her own behalf.

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(L. 1969 3d Ex. Sess. H.B. 33 § 6, A.L. 1979 S.B. 145, A.L. 2002 H.B. 1953, A.L. 2007 H.B. 780, A.L. 2011 H.B. 464)


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