MCL - Section 333.16186a

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.16186a License or registration without examination; member of armed forces, veteran, or dependent of member or veteran; requirements.

Sec. 16186a.

    (1) Notwithstanding any other provision of this article to the contrary, an applicant must be granted an initial license or initial registration, without examination, if the applicant meets all of the following:
    (a) Demonstrates to the satisfaction of the department that he or she is 1 of the following:
    (i) A member of the armed forces or the uniformed services.
    (ii) A veteran.
    (iii) A dependent of a member of the armed forces, a member of the uniformed services, or a veteran.
    (b) Demonstrates to the satisfaction of the department that he or she holds a current license or registration in good standing in another state or country for the health profession for which the applicant is seeking licensure or registration in this state and the department determines that the requirements for licensure or registration in the other state or country are substantially equivalent to or exceed the requirements of this article and rules promulgated by the department, in consultation with the applicable board, under this article for licensure or registration.
    (c) Demonstrates to the satisfaction of the department that he or she is competent in the health profession for which he or she is seeking licensure or registration, as demonstrated by the applicant's training or experience or by another method prescribed by the department, in consultation with the applicable board.
    (d) He or she complies with section 16174(3) so that a criminal history check is conducted in the manner prescribed in that section.
    (2) As used in this section, "dependent" and "veteran" mean those terms as defined in section 16303.
    
    


History: Add. 2021, Act 25, Eff. Sept. 7, 2021
Popular Name: Act 368