Oregon Statutes - Chapter 442 - Health Planning - Section 442.580 - Health Resources Commission; membership; terms.

(1) There is created the Health Resources Commission, consisting of eleven members appointed by the Governor.

(2) The commission shall include:

(a) Four physicians, one of whom engages in family practice, and each of whom shall be licensed to practice in this state and experienced in health research and the evaluation of medical technologies and clinical outcomes;

(b) One representative of hospitals;

(c) One insurance industry representative;

(d) One business representative;

(e) One representative of labor organizations;

(f) One consumer representative; and

(g) Two pharmacists engaged in the practice of pharmacy, one of whom engages in the practice of pharmacy at a retail drug outlet. For the purposes of this paragraph:

(A) “Pharmacist” has the meaning given that term in ORS 689.005;

(B) “Practice of pharmacy” has the meaning given that term in ORS 689.015; and

(C) “Retail drug outlet” has the meaning given that term in ORS 689.005.

(3) The term of office of each member of the commission is three years. Each member serves at the pleasure of the Governor. Before the expiration of the term of a member, the Governor shall appoint a successor whose term begins on July 1 next following. A member is eligible for reappointment. If there is a vacancy for any cause, the Governor shall make an appointment to become immediately effective for the unexpired term.

(4) The consumer representative on the commission shall be entitled to compensation and expenses as provided in ORS 292.495. The other members shall not be entitled to compensation or expenses. [1991 c.470 §2; 2001 c.238 §1]

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