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Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 65. Direct-Entry Midwives
Section 10. Board Established.
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AS 08.65.010. Board Established.

(a) There is established the Board of Certified Direct-Entry Midwives.

(b) The board consists of five members appointed by the governor subject to confirmation by the legislature in joint session. Members serve for staggered terms of four years and, except as provided in AS 39.05.080(4), each member serves until a successor is appointed and qualified. The board consists of two members who are certified in this state as direct-entry midwives, one physician licensed by the State Medical Board in this state who has an obstetrical practice or has specialized training in obstetrics, one certified nurse midwife licensed by the Board of Nursing in this state, and one public member.

(c) The board shall elect a chair and a secretary from among its members to terms of one year.

(d) A member may serve no more than two complete consecutive terms on the board.

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