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§ 8-307. Examination waivers; foreign licenses

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2018

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2018
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-307
§ 8-307. Examination waivers; foreign licenses
In general
(a) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Board may issue a license by endorsement and waive any appropriate examination requirement of this title for an applicant who has an active unencumbered license to practice registered nursing or licensed practical nursing in any other state or country.
Conditions
(b) The Board may issue a license by endorsement under this section only if the applicant:
(1) Submits to the Board an application on the form that the Board requires;
(2) Submits to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 8-303 of this subtitle;
(3) Pays the application fee set by the Board under § 8-304 of this subtitle; and
(4) Provides adequate evidence that:
(i) At the time the applicant graduated from a nursing education program approved in the other state or country, the applicant met the educational qualifications then required by the laws of this State;
(ii) At the time the applicant became licensed or registered in the other state or country, the applicant passed in that or any other state or country an examination that was similar to the examination that then was given in this State; and
(iii) The applicant meets the qualifications otherwise required by this title.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 7-306 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1986, c. 240, § 1, eff. July 1, 1986; Acts 1986, c. 520, § 1, eff. July 1, 1989; Acts 1987, c. 380, § 1, eff. June 1, 1987. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 8-307 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2012, c. 486, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2012, c. 487, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2012; Acts 2013, c. 281, §§ 1, 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013; Acts 2013, c. 282, §§ 1, 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2013.
Formerly Art. 43, §§ 295, 296.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-307, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-307
Current through all legislation from the 2022 Regular Session of the General Assembly. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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