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2008-2009 Regulatory Agendas

02-344
Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice

AGENCY UMBRELLA-UNIT NUMBER: 02-344
AGENCY NAME: Department of Professional and Financial Regulation, Office of Licensing & Registration, Board of Licensing of Dietetic Practice

CONTACT PERSON: Penny Vaillancourt, Board Administrator, 35 State House Station, Augusta, Maine 04333-0035. Tel: (207) 624-8420

EMERGENCY RULES ADOPTED SINCE THE LAST REGULATORY AGENDA: None

EXPECTED 2008-2009 RULEMAKING ACTIVITY:

CHAPTER 1: General Information
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A., 9904(2)
PURPOSE: The board may review and revise its rules outlining the guidelines relating to meetings, records and advisory rulings.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Winter 2009.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Consumers, applicants for licensure and existing licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not expected.

CHAPTER 2: Rules for Licensing of Dietetic Practice
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A., 9904(2), and 10 MRSA 8003(2-A) (D)
PURPOSE: The board may review and revise its rules regarding licensure in dietetic practice, including educational requirements, examination requirements, application and licensing procedures, fees, and continuing education requirements. Provisions may be added pertinent to the staff review of applications. The Board may repeal existing fee provisions now that OLR has established fees for this board directly pursuant to 10 MRSA 8003(2-A)(D) and Rule 02-041 Chapter 10.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Winter 2009.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Applicants for licensure and existing licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not expected.

CHAPTER 3: Complaints and Investigations
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A., 9904(2)
PURPOSE: The board may review and revise its rules describes the procedure by which complaints and investigations will be handled by the Board.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Winter 2009.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Consumers, applicants for licensure and existing licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not expected.

CHAPTER 4: Code of Ethics
STATUTORY AUTHORITY: 32 M.R.S.A., 9904(2)
PURPOSE: The board may review and revise its rules regarding codes of ethics for licensed dietitians and dietetic technicians.
SCHEDULE FOR ADOPTION: Winter 2009.
AFFECTED PARTIES: Consumers and licensees.
CONSENSUS-BASED RULE DEVELOPMENT: Not expected.