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§ 8-6C-16. Issuance of license

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: June 1, 2015

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 6c. Licensed Direct-Entry Midwives (Refs & Annos)
Effective: June 1, 2015
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-16
§ 8-6C-16. Issuance of license
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, the Board shall issue a license to an applicant who:
(1) Meets the requirements of this subtitle; and
(2) Pays a fee set by the Board.
Content of license
(b) The Board shall include on each license that the Board issues a designation of licensed direct-entry midwife.
Criminal history records
(c)(1) On receipt of the criminal history record information of an applicant for licensure forwarded to the Board 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 record information required under § 8-303 of this title has not been received.


Added by Acts 2015, c. 393, § 1, eff. June 1, 2015.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-6C-16, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-6C-16
Current with all legislation from the 2023 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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