21 NCAC 36 .0112             DETERMINATION OF VACANCY

(a)  Except for the RN At-Large Member, should a licensed nurse member of the Board cease to meet the employment criteria as defined in G.S. 90-171.21(d) and Rule .0109 Paragraphs (d) and (e)of this Section, the member shall have 60 days to resume employment in the designated area.  If employment criteria for the specified area are not met within 60 days, the seat shall be declared vacant.  Provided, however, that if such a change in employment for the specified category of Board member occurs within 18 months of the end of the member's term, such member may continue to serve until the end of the term.

(b)  If at any time a registered nurse member no longer meets the eligibility requirements listed in G.S. 90-171.21(d)(1)(a) and (a1), such member shall no longer continue to serve and the position shall be declared vacant.

(c)  If at any time a licensed practical nurse member no longer meets the eligibility requirements listed in G.S. 90-171.21(d)(2)(a) and (a1), such member shall no longer continue to serve and the position shall be declared vacant.

(d)  Any vacancy of an unexpired term shall be filled according to G.S. 90-171.21(c).

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 90‑171.21(c); 90‑171.23(b);

Eff. May 1, 1988;

Amended Eff. November 1, 2008; January 1, 2004; August 1, 2002; March 1, 1990; May 1, 1989.