TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-86
Licensing of Applied Behavior Analysts

SECTION 5-86-5


§ 5-86-5 Board of applied behavior analysts – Appointment, terms, and removal of members.

(a) The director of the department of health shall, with the approval of the governor, appoint five (5) electors as members of the board. Three (3) members of the board shall be licensed applied behavior analysts, one member shall be a licensed applied behavior assistant analyst, and one shall be a consumer representative holding neither license. The licensed applied behavior analysts and licensed applied behavior assistant analyst shall have at least three (3) years professional experience with credentials comparable as those established in this chapter, be certified for a minimum of five (5) years by an appropriate nationally recognized accrediting organization as approved by the department of health.

(b) The director shall, with the approval of the governor, appoint persons to serve on the board. Two (2) of those members first appointed by the director of the department of health shall serve initial terms of three (3) years; two (2) of those members first appointed by the director of the department of health shall serve an initial term of two (2) years; and one of those members appointed by the director of the department of health shall serve an initial term of one year thereafter, all appointed members of the board shall be appointed to serve for terms of three (3) years.

(c) The board members are eligible to succeed themselves.

(d) The director may remove any member from the board for neglect of any duty required by law, or for incompetence, or unprofessional or dishonorable conduct. Vacancies shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment was made, for the remainder of the term.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 318, § 1; P.L. 2012, ch. 338, § 1.)