The Impaired Health Professional Program Work Group is established.
The work group consists of the designees of any health profession licensing boards that elect to establish or contract for an impaired health professional program as described in ORS 676.190 (Establishment of program).
A majority of the members of the work group constitutes a quorum for the transaction of business.
Official action by the work group requires the approval of a majority of the members of the work group.
The work group shall elect one of its members to serve as chairperson.
The work group shall meet at times and places specified by the call of the chairperson or of a majority of the members of the work group.
The work group may adopt rules necessary for the operation of the work group.
The Oregon Medical Board shall provide staff support to the work group.
Members of the work group are not entitled to compensation, but may be reimbursed for actual and necessary travel and other expenses incurred by them in the performance of their official duties in the manner and amounts provided for in ORS 292.495 (Compensation and expenses of members of state boards and commissions). Claims for expenses shall be paid out of funds appropriated to the health professional licensing board that the member represents for purposes of the work group.
All agencies of state government, as defined in ORS 174.111 (“State government” defined), are directed to assist the work group in the performance of duties of the work group and, to the extent permitted by laws relating to confidentiality, to furnish information and advice the members of the work group consider necessary to perform their duties. [2016 c.5 §3]