physician assistant advisory committee shall be composed of 7 members.
Three of the 7 members shall be physicians, 2 of whom shall be members of
the Board and appointed to the advisory committee by
the chairman. One physician, not a member of the Board,
shall be a supervisor of a licensed physician assistant and
shall be approved by the Governor from a list of Illinois physicians
supervising licensed physician assistants. Three members shall be
physician assistants, licensed under the law and appointed by the Governor
from a list of 10 names recommended by the Board of Directors of the
Illinois Academy of Physician Assistants. One member, not employed or
having any material interest in any health care field, shall be appointed
by the Governor and represent the public. The chairman of the physician
assistant advisory committee shall be a member elected by a majority vote
of the physician assistant advisory committee unless already a member of
the Board. The physician assistant advisory committee
is required to meet and report to the Department and the Board as physician assistant issues arise. The terms of office of each of the
original 7 members shall be at staggered intervals. One physician and one
physician assistant shall serve for a 2 year term. One physician and one
physician assistant shall serve a 3 year term. One physician, one physician
assistant and the public member shall serve a 4 year term. Upon the
expiration of the term of any member, his successor shall be appointed for
a term of 4 years in the same manner as the initial appointment. No member
shall serve more than 2 consecutive terms.
Four members of the physician assistant advisory committee
shall constitute a quorum. A quorum is required to perform all of the duties of the committee.
Members of the physician assistant advisory committee shall have no liability
action based upon a disciplinary proceeding or other activity performed in good
faith as a member of the committee.
(Source: P.A. 95-703, eff. 12-31-07; 96-720, eff. 8-25-09