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32-1903. Organization; meetings; quorum; compensation of board; executive director; compensation; powers and duties

A. The board shall annually elect a president and a vice-president from among its membership and select an executive director who may or may not be a member of the board. The executive director shall serve at the pleasure of the board.

B. The president of the board shall preside at all of its meetings. The vice-president shall act if the president is absent. A majority of the membership of the board constitutes a quorum.

C. The executive director is the executive officer in charge of the board's office and shall administer this chapter under the direction of the board. The executive director shall make, keep and be in charge of all records and record books required to be kept by the board, including a register of all licensees and registered businesses under this chapter. The executive director shall attend to the correspondence of the board and perform other duties the board requires. The executive director is eligible to receive compensation as determined pursuant to section 38-611.

D. Any member of the board or the executive director may administer oaths in connection with the duties of the board. The books, registers and records of the board as made and kept by the executive director or under the executive director's supervision are prima facie evidence of the matter therein recorded in any court of law. Members of the board are eligible to receive compensation in the amount of two hundred dollars for each day of actual service in the business of the board and reimbursement for all expenses necessarily and properly incurred in attending meetings of or for the board.

E. The executive director may designate the deputy director to sign claims and other documents in the executive director's absence. If the executive director dies, becomes incapacitated or resigns, the deputy director shall serve as the executive director until the board selects a new executive director.

F. The executive director may cause to be published reports summarizing judgments, decrees, court orders and board action that may have been rendered under this chapter, including the nature of charges and the disposition of the charges. The executive director may disseminate information regarding drugs, devices, poisons or hazardous substances in situations the executive director believes involve imminent danger to health or gross deception of the consumer and report the results of investigations carried out under this chapter.