(a) Meetings of the committee may be called by the executive director or president of the board. When the committee or committee members wish to call a meeting, they shall first secure authorization for the meeting from the executive director or the president. (b) Any meeting called under any of the above methods shall be promptly brought to the attention of the board secretary or executive director in order to comply with all statutory requirements of public notice of a committee meeting. (c) The committee meetings and all committee business shall be conducted in accordance with Robert's Rules of Order Newly Revised, the Medical Practice Act Tex. Occ. Code Ann. Title 3 Subtitle B, the Administrative Procedure Act Tex. Gov't Code Ann. Chapter 2001, and the Texas Open Meetings Act Tex. Gov't Code Ann. Chapter 551 as and where each may be applicable and consistent with the statutorily confidential nature of the board's investigative files and a patient's right to privacy. (d) The board shall serve as the official custodian of records of each district review committee.
Source Note: The provisions of this §191.3 adopted to be effective December 1, 1988, 13 TexReg 5825; amended to be effective March 6, 2003, 28 TexReg 1884