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§ 8-6D-06. Issuance of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2021

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6d. Licensed Certified Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2021
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-06
§ 8-6D-06. Issuance of license
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, the Board shall issue a license to any applicant who meets the requirements of this subtitle.
Duties of Board; expiration date on license
(b)(1) The Board shall:
(i) Issue each new licensee a license number that indicates that the initial license was issued by the Board; and
(ii) Electronically record each license in the Board's database and on the Board's website.
(2) Each license shall include an expiration date.
Criminal history records
(c)(1) On receipt of the criminal history records information of an applicant for licensure in accordance with § 8-303 of this title, in determining whether to grant a license, the Board shall consider:
(i) The age at which the crime was committed;
(ii) The circumstances surrounding the crime;
(iii) The length of time that has passed since the crime;
(iv) Subsequent work history;
(v) Employment and character references; and
(vi) Other evidence that demonstrates whether the applicant poses a threat to the public health or safety.
(2) The Board may not issue a license if the criminal history records information required under § 8-303 of this title has not been received.


Added by Acts 2021, c. 462, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021; Acts 2021, c. 463, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2021.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6D-06, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6D-06
Current through legislation effective through May 9, 2024, from the 2024 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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