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SECTION 3397-D
State patient qualification review board; composition; powers and duties
Public Health (PBH) CHAPTER 45, ARTICLE 33-A
§ 3397-d. State patient qualification review board; composition;
powers and duties. 1. The commissioner shall appoint a state patient
qualification review board of no less than three nor more than five
members. The state patient qualification review board shall be comprised
of:

(a) A physician licensed to practice medicine in New York and
certified by the American board of ophthalmology;

(b) A physician licensed to practice medicine in New York and
certified by the American board of internal medicine and also certified
in the subspecialty of medical oncology;

(c) A physician licensed to practice medicine in New York and
certified in psychiatry by the American board of psychiatry and
neurology; and

(d) Any other members that the commissioner may deem necessary.

2. Members of such board shall be appointed for three year terms
except that the term of those first appointed shall be arranged so that
as nearly as possible an equal number shall terminate annually. A
vacancy occurring during a term shall be filled by an appointment by the
commissioner for the unexpired term. The commissioner shall designate
the chairman of the board. Any member may be removed from the board at
the pleasure of the commissioner.

3. Each member of the board shall receive up to one hundred fifty
dollars as prescribed by the commissioner for each day devoted to board
work not to exceed forty-five hundred dollars in any one year, and shall
be reimbursed for necessary expenses.