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§ 8-315. Temporary licenses; criteria, scope

West's Annotated Code of MarylandHealth OccupationsEffective: October 1, 2017

West's Annotated Code of Maryland
Health Occupations (Refs & Annos)
Title 8. Nurses (Refs & Annos)
Subtitle 3. Licensing (Refs & Annos)
Effective: October 1, 2017
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-315
§ 8-315. Temporary licenses; criteria, scope
In general
(a) The Board may issue a temporary license to any applicant who:
(1) Submits to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 8-303 of this subtitle;
(2)(i) Is licensed by any other state; or
(ii) Has taken and passed an examination under this title, but is waiting for the completion of the criminal history records check;
(3) Submits to the Board:
(i) An application on the form required by the Board;
(ii) Written, verified evidence that the requirement of item (1) of this subsection is being met; and
(iii) Any other document required by the Board; and
(4) Pays the fee required by the Board.
Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses
(b)(1) A temporary license issued to an individual who is authorized to practice registered nursing in another state or who has taken and passed an examination under this title authorizes the holder to practice registered nursing in this State while the temporary license is effective.
(2) A temporary license issued to an individual who is authorized to practice licensed practical nursing in another state or who has taken and passed an examination under this title authorizes the holder to practice licensed practical nursing in this State while the temporary license is effective.
Renewals, expiration
(c)(1) A temporary license may not be renewed.
(2) Unless the Board suspends or revokes a temporary license, each temporary license expires 90 days after the date of issue.
(3) A temporary license may be extended up to an additional 90 days if the applicant is awaiting the completion of criminal history record information.
(4) A temporary license may be extended every 90 days, provided that the total length of renewal does not exceed 12 months from the date the original temporary license was issued, if the applicant does not meet the practice requirement as provided for in regulation.
Criminal history records
(d) The Board shall revoke a temporary license if the criminal history record information forwarded to the Board in accordance with § 8-303 of this subtitle reveals that the applicant or licensee has been convicted or pled guilty or nolo contendere to a felony or to a crime involving moral turpitude, whether or not any appeal or other proceeding is pending to have the conviction or plea set aside.

Credits

Added as Health Occupations § 7-312 by Acts 1981, c. 283, § 2, eff. July 1, 1981. Amended by Acts 1982, c. 406, § 1, eff. July 1, 1982. Renumbered as Health Occupations § 8-315 by Acts 1990, c. 6, § 11, eff. Feb. 16, 1990. Amended by Acts 2005, c. 206, § 1, eff. April 26, 2005; Acts 2006, c. 44, § 6, eff. April 8, 2006; Acts 2006, c. 390, § 2, eff. Oct. 1, 2006; Acts 2007, c. 598, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2007; Acts 2008, c. 301, § 1, eff. April 24, 2008; Acts 2008, c. 653, § 1, eff. May 22, 2008; Acts 2010, c. 77, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 78, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2010, c. 657, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2010; Acts 2017, c. 515, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017; Acts 2017, c. 516, § 1, eff. Oct. 1, 2017.
MD Code, Health Occupations, § 8-315, MD HEALTH OCCUP § 8-315
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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