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§ 14-313. Issuance of license

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

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 14. Physicians (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: July 1, 2015
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-313
§ 14-313. Issuance of license
In general
(a) Subject to subsection (b) of this section, the Board shall issue a license to any applicant who meets the requirements of this title.
Consideration of criminal history record information
(b)(1) On receipt of the criminal history record information of an applicant for licensure forwarded to the Board in accordance with § 14-308.1 of this subtitle, in determining whether to issue a license, the Board shall consider:
(i) The age at which the crime was committed;
(ii) The nature of the crime;
(iii) The circumstances surrounding the crime;
(iv) The length of time that has passed since the crime;
(v) Subsequent work history;
(vi) Employment and character references; and
(vii) 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 § 14-308.1 of this subtitle has not been received.


Added as Health Occupations § 14-311 by Acts 1981, c. 8, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 14-313 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2015, c. 34, § 1, eff. July 1, 2015.
Formerly Art. 43, § 121.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 14-313, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 14-313
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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