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Section 486.023, Florida Statutes 2006

486.023  Board of Physical Therapy Practice.--

(1)  There is created within the department the Board of Physical Therapy Practice, composed of seven members appointed by the Governor and subject to confirmation by the Senate.

(2)  Five board members shall be licensed physical therapists in good standing in this state who are residents of this state and who have been engaged in the practice of physical therapy for at least 4 years immediately prior to their appointment. One licensed physical therapist board member may be a full-time faculty member teaching in a physical therapy curriculum in an educational institution in this state. The two remaining members shall be residents of this state who have never been licensed health care practitioners.

(3)  As the terms of the members expire, the Governor shall appoint successors for terms of 4 years, and such members shall serve until their successors are appointed.

(4)  All provisions of chapter 456 relating to activities of the board shall apply.

History.--ss. 3, 17, ch. 89-124; s. 24, ch. 90-228; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 182, ch. 94-218; s. 176, ch. 97-264; s. 143, ch. 98-166; s. 202, ch. 2000-160.