SENATE BILL No. 609

 

 

November 10, 2015, Introduced by Senator MACGREGOR and referred to the Committee on Health Policy.

 

 

 

     A bill to amend 1978 PA 368, entitled

 

"Public health code,"

 

(MCL 333.1101 to 333.25211) by adding sections 16147 and 21514.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 16147. Notwithstanding any provision of this act to the

 

contrary, the department or the board of medicine or board of

 

osteopathic medicine and surgery shall not by order, rule, or other

 

method require a physician applicant or licensee under its

 

jurisdiction to maintain a national or regional certification that

 

is not otherwise specifically required in this article before it

 

issues a license or license renewal to that physician applicant or

 

licensee under this article.

 

     Sec. 21514. The owner, operator, or governing body of a

 

hospital that is licensed under this article shall not deny


admitting privileges to a physician based solely upon whether the

 

physician maintains a national or regional certification that is

 

not otherwise specifically required in article 15.