|SENATE PROPOSAL OF AMENDMENT||2007-2008|
An act relating to the commissioner of health
The Senate proposes to the House to amend the bill by striking out all after the enacting clause and inserting in lieu thereof the following:
Sec. 1. 18 V.S.A. § 104 is amended to read:
§ 104. COMMISSIONER OF HEALTH; DUTIES
secretary shall appoint a commissioner of health, as provided in 3 V.S.A.
§ 3051, who shall be either a physician licensed to practice medicine
and surgery in this state or a health care professional who has at least a
master’s degree in public health or a related health care field and who, in
addition, has had
educational and practical experience in the field of
(b) The commissioner may delegate such powers and assign such duties to members of the department as may be deemed appropriate and necessary for the proper execution of the provisions of this title. If the commissioner is not a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state, the commissioner shall fill an existing exempt position within the department by appointing a chief medical officer who shall be a physician licensed to practice medicine and surgery in this state and who shall report to the commissioner.
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