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Dietetics and Nutrition Practice Board
Also known as:
Minnesota Board of Dietetics and Nutrition Practice
Function: Evaluate the qualifications of applicants for licensure of nutritionists and dietitians; issue subpoenas, examine witnesses and administer oaths; conduct hearings and keep records and minutes necessary for orderly administration; investigate persons engaging in practices in violation and adopt rules prescribing a code of ethics for licensees.
Active dates:1994 -
Per law, the Board became effective on July 1, 1994.
Seven members appointed by the governor. Two members must be dietitians registered with the commission with at least three years of dietetics practice in Minnesota. Two members must be nutritionists with at least three years of nutrition practice in Minnesota. The professional members first appointed need not be licensed under this chapter for appointment to their first terms on the board, but must possess the qualifications necessary for licensure under this chapter. Three other members must be public members as defined under section 214.02. Two of the public members must be consumers of nutrition care services or caregivers of those utilizing such services.
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