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The 2023 Florida Statutes

Chapter 465
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F.S. 465.004
465.004 Board of Pharmacy.
(1) The Board of Pharmacy is created within the department and shall consist of nine members to be appointed by the Governor and confirmed by the Senate.
(2) Seven members of the board must be licensed pharmacists who are residents of this state and who have been engaged in the practice of the profession of pharmacy in this state for at least 4 years and, to the extent practicable, represent the various pharmacy practice settings. Of the pharmacist members, two must be currently engaged in the practice of pharmacy in a community pharmacy; two must be currently engaged in the practice of pharmacy in a Class II, Modified Class II, or Class III institutional pharmacy; and three must be pharmacists licensed in this state irrespective of practice setting. The remaining two members must be residents of the state who have never been licensed as pharmacists and who are in no way connected with the practice of the profession of pharmacy. No person may be appointed as a consumer member who is in any way connected with a drug manufacturer or wholesaler. At least one member of the board must be 60 years of age or older. The Governor shall appoint members to the board in accordance with this subsection as members’ terms expire or as a vacancy occurs until the composition of the board complies with the requirements of this subsection.
(3) As the terms of the members expire, the Governor shall appoint successors for terms of 4 years, and such members shall serve until their successors are appointed.
(4) All provisions of chapter 456 relating to activities of the board shall apply. 1, 7, ch. 79-226; ss. 2, 3, ch. 81-318; ss. 3, 26, 27, ch. 86-256; s. 16, ch. 87-172; s. 59, ch. 91-137; s. 6, ch. 91-156; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 124, ch. 94-218; s. 88, ch. 97-264; s. 67, ch. 98-166; s. 124, ch. 2000-160; s. 1, ch. 2014-113; s. 2, ch. 2018-95.