OCCUPATIONAL CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 299 of 1980
339.213 Temporary license or certificate of registration; nonrenewable; validity; applicant married to member of armed forces; limitation.
(1) If a person has not previously been denied a license or a certificate of registration or had a license or a certificate of registration revoked or suspended, the department may grant a nonrenewable temporary license or certificate of registration to an applicant for licensure or registration or transfer of licensure or registration under any of articles 7 to 29.
If approved by a board, a temporary license or certificate of registration issued under this subsection is valid until 1 or more of the following occurs:
(a) The results of the next scheduled examination are available.
(b) The results of the next required evaluation procedure are available.
(c) A license or certificate of registration is issued.
(d) The next examination date of an examination for licensure or registration in the applicable occupation, if the applicant does not take the examination.
(e) The applicant fails to meet the requirements for a license or certificate of registration.
(f) A change in employment is made.
(2) In addition to a temporary license or certificate of registration under subsection (1), beginning 90 days after the effective date of the amendatory act that added this subsection, the department shall grant a temporary license or certificate of registration for an occupation under this act to an applicant who meets all of the following:
(a) He or she provides proof acceptable to the department that he or she is married to a member of the armed forces who is on active duty. As used in this subdivision, "armed forces" means that term as defined in section 2 of the veteran right to employment services act, 1994 PA 39, MCL 35.1092.
(b) He or she provides proof acceptable to the department that he or she holds a current license in good standing, or a current registration in good standing, in that occupation, issued by an equivalent licensing department, board, or authority, as determined by the department, in another state of the United States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the United States Virgin Islands, another territory or protectorate of the United States, or a foreign country.
(c) He or she provides proof acceptable to the department that his or her spouse is assigned to a duty station in this state and that he or she is also assigned to a duty station in this state under his or her spouse's permanent change of station orders.
(3) A temporary license or registration issued under subsection (2) is valid for 6 months and may be renewed for 1 additional 6-month term if the department determines the temporary licensee or registrant continues to meet the requirements of subsection (2) and needs additional time to fulfill the requirements for initial licensure or registration in this state. The department may place a limitation on a temporary license or certificate of registration granted under this section.
History: 1980, Act 299, Imd. Eff. Oct. 21, 1980
Am. 2014, Act 149, Imd. Eff. June 11, 2014
Popular Name: Act 299
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