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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 468
MISCELLANEOUS PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
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F.S. 468.205
468.205 Board of Occupational Therapy Practice.
(1) There is created within the department the Board of Occupational Therapy Practice, composed of seven members appointed by the Governor, subject to confirmation by the Senate.
(2) Four members shall be licensed occupational therapists in good standing in this state who are residents of this state and have been engaged in the practice of occupational therapy for at least 4 years immediately prior to their appointment. One member shall be a licensed occupational therapy assistant in good standing in this state who is a resident of the state and has been engaged in the practice of occupational therapy for at least 4 years immediately prior to the appointment. Two members shall be consumers who are residents of the state who are not connected with the practice of occupational therapy.
(3) Within 90 days after the effective date of this act, the Governor shall appoint the board as follows:
(a) Two members for terms of 2 years each.
(b) Two members for terms of 3 years each.
(c) Three members for terms of 4 years each.
(4) 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.
(5) All provisions of chapter 456 relating to activities of the board shall apply.
History.s. 6, ch. 75-179; s. 171, ch. 77-104; s. 2, ch. 81-318; s. 1, ch. 82-46; s. 2, ch. 83-265; ss. 3, 12, 13, ch. 84-4; s. 2, ch. 90-22; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 124, ch. 97-264; s. 82, ch. 98-166; s. 140, ch. 2000-160.