MCL - Section 333.16236

Act 368 of 1978

333.16236 Mental or physical examination; expense; consent; waiver.

Sec. 16236.

    (1) In a hearing or an investigation where mental or physical inability or substance abuse under section 16221 or impairment is alleged, a disciplinary subcommittee or a hearings examiner or the department with the approval of a disciplinary subcommittee may require the applicant, licensee, or registrant to submit to a mental or physical examination conducted by physicians or other appropriate health professionals designated by the disciplinary subcommittee or the department. An examination conducted under this subsection shall be at the expense of the department.
    (2) For purposes of this section, an individual licensed or registered under this part who accepts the privilege of practicing in this state, by so practicing or by receiving a license or renewal to practice or by receiving registration, and an individual who applies for licensure or registration, consents to submit to a mental or physical examination under subsection (1) when directed to do so in writing by a disciplinary subcommittee, a hearings examiner, or the department. The individual waives all objections to the admissibility of the testimony or examination reports of the examining health professional on the ground that the testimony or reports constitute privileged communications.

History: 1978, Act 368, Eff. Sept. 30, 1978 ;-- Am. 1993, Act 79, Eff. Apr. 1, 1994
Popular Name: Act 368