As required by SB 202 passed in 2015 by the 84th Texas Legislature, the Perfusionist Licensure Advisory Committee is an informal advisory committee to the Texas Medical Board and consists of seven members appointed by the president of the medical board as follows:
(1) four perfusionists licensed in this state who each have at least five years of experience as a perfusionist;
(2) two physicians licensed in this state who supervise perfusionists; and
(3) one member who represents the public.
The advisory committee and the Texas Medical Board are responsible for regulating the practice of perfusion as required by the Licensed Perfusionists Act, Chapter 603, Occupations Code.