[§457J-4]  Powers and duties of the director.  In addition to any other powers and duties authorized by law, the director shall have the power and duties to:

     (1)  Grant permission to a person to use the title of "midwife" or "licensed midwife" and engage in the practice of midwifery in this State pursuant to this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant thereto;

     (2)  Adopt, amend, or repeal rules pursuant to chapter 91 to carry out the purposes of this chapter;

     (3)  Administer, coordinate, and enforce this chapter and rules adopted pursuant thereto;

     (4)  Discipline a licensee for any cause described by this chapter or for any violation of rules or refuse to license a person for failure to meet the licensing requirements or for any cause that would be grounds for disciplining a licensee;

     (5)  Appoint an advisory committee to assist with the implementation of this chapter and the rules adopted pursuant thereto.  The advisory committee shall consist of the following:

          (A)  Three midwives who are certified professional midwives or certified midwives;

          (B)  Two members of the public; and

          (C)  A certified nurse midwife; and

     (6)  Add, remove, or otherwise modify the authorized non-controlled legend drugs and legend devices listed in [section] 457J-11 by rule under chapter 91. [L 2019, c 32, pt of §2]