Issue Date: June 10, 2016
Volume 43 • Issue 12 • Page 684
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND MENTAL HYGIENE
Subtitle 32 BOARD OF PHYSICIANS
10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations
Authority: Health Occupations Article, §§14-205(a)(2), 14-301, and 14-307, Annotated Code of Maryland
Notice of Proposed Action
The Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene proposes to amend Regulation .04 under COMAR 10.32.01 General Licensure Regulations. This action was considered at a public meeting on March, 30, 2016, notice of which was provided by posting on the Board’s website at http://www.mbp.state.md.us/forms/mar16fullagenda.pdf from March 16 through March 30, 2016, pursuant to General Provisions Article, §3-302(c), Annotated Code of Maryland.
Statement of Purpose
The purpose of this action is to amend the provision requiring documentation for initial licensure that allows an authorized official, rather than only a program director, to verify an applicant’s accredited training programs and permit verification sent by electronic statements.
Comparison to Federal Standards
There is no corresponding federal standard to this proposed action.
Estimate of Economic Impact
The proposed action has no economic impact.
Economic Impact on Small Businesses
The proposed action has minimal or no economic impact on small businesses.
Impact on Individuals with Disabilities
The proposed action has no impact on individuals with disabilities.
Opportunity for Public Comment
Comments may be sent to Michele Phinney, Director, Office of Regulation and Policy Coordination, Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, 201 West Preston Street, Room 512, Baltimore, MD 21201, or call 410-767-6499 (TTY 800-735-2258), or email to firstname.lastname@example.org, or fax to 410-767-6483. Comments will be accepted through July 11, 2016. A public hearing has not been scheduled.
.04 Licensure — Documentation for Initial Licensure.
A. (text unchanged)
B. Complete Application.
(1) A complete application for initial licensure shall include, but is not limited to, proof of the following through documentation on forms supplied by the Board:
(a) (text unchanged)
(b) Written and electronic statements from [the program directors] an authorized official of each of the applicant’s accredited training programs which:
(i) — (v) (text unchanged)
(c) (text unchanged)
(2)—(5) (text unchanged)
C.—J. (text unchanged)
VAN T. MITCHELL
Secretary of Health and Mental Hygiene