The director of health shall, with the advice of the association of Ohio health commissioners , appoint a public health standards task force to assist and advise the director in formulating and evaluating the standards established under section 3701.342 of the Revised Code for the provision of public health services.
The task force shall have nine members, consisting of:
(A) A sanitarian registered in accordance with Chapter 4736. of the Revised Code;
(B) A registered nurse licensed in accordance with Chapter 4723. of the Revised Code;
(C) A physician who is authorized under Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code to practice medicine and surgery or osteopathic medicine and surgery;
(D) Three health commissioners;
(E) Two representatives of the department of health;
(F) One individual with recognized ability in public health law, public health laboratories, epidemiology, nutrition, or health education.
Members of the task force shall elect a chairperson. Five members of the task force constitute a quorum and six votes are necessary to validate an action.
Vacancies occurring on the task force shall be filled in the same manner as the initial appointments.
Members of the task force shall serve without compensation, but may be reimbursed for necessary expenses.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127,HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Effective Date: 11-15-1981