SECTION 1. Section 10 of chapter 13 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by striking out the last paragraph and inserting in place thereof the following paragraph:-
The board: (i) shall adopt, amend and rescind such rules and regulations as it deems necessary to carry out the this chapter; provided however, that prior to adoption, amendment or rescission, any rule or regulation shall be submitted to the commissioner of public health for approval; (ii) may, subject to the approval of the commissioner of public health, appoint an executive director and a legal counsel; (iii) may appoint such other assistants as may be required; and (iv) may make contracts and arrangements for the performance of administrative and similar services required, or appropriate, in the performance of the duties of the board.
SECTION 2. Said chapter 13 is hereby further amended by striking out section 10A, as so appearing, and inserting in place thereof the following section:-
Section 10A. The commissioner of public health shall review and approve any rule or regulation proposed by the board of registration in medicine pursuant to section 10 or any other General Law. Such rule or regulation shall be deemed disapproved unless approved within 30 days of submission to the commissioner pursuant to said section 10.
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