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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 028 : NURSING

Subchapter 001 : GENERAL PROVISIONS

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1573)
  • § 1573. Vermont State Board of Nursing

    (a) There is hereby created a Vermont State Board of Nursing consisting of six registered nurses, including at least two licensed as advanced practice registered nurses, two practical nurses, one nursing assistant, and two public members. Board members shall be appointed by the Governor pursuant to 3 V.S.A. §§ 129b and 2004.

    (b) Appointments of registered and licensed practical nurse members shall be made in a manner designed to be representative of the various types of nursing education programs and nursing services.

    (c) Each member of the Board shall be a citizen of the United States and a resident of this State.

    (1) The licensed members shall have the following in their respective categories of licensure:

    (A) An active license to practice in Vermont.

    (B) At least five years' licensed experience. Three of these five years shall have been immediately preceding appointment.

    (2) The public members shall not be members of any other health-related licensing boards, licensees of any health-occupation boards, or employees of any health agencies or facilities, and shall not derive primary livelihood from the provision of health services at any level of responsibility.

    (d) Six members of the Board shall constitute a quorum. (Added 1979, No. 192 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; amended 1993, No. 201 (Adj. Sess.), § 1; 2005, No. 27, § 45; 2007, No. 163 (Adj. Sess.), § 11; 2011, No. 66, § 5, eff. June 1, 2011; 2015, No. 38, § 7, eff. May 28, 2015.)