MCL - Section 333.17119

PUBLIC HEALTH CODE (EXCERPT)
Act 368 of 1978


333.17119 Individual licensed in another state; requirements.

Sec. 17119.

    (1) The board may grant a license under this part to an individual who is licensed as a midwife in another state at the time of application if the applicant provides evidence satisfactory to the board and the department that all of the following are met:
    (a) Subject to subsection (2), the applicant meets the requirements described in section 17115(1) and (2).
    (b) There are no pending disciplinary proceedings against the applicant before a similar licensing agency of this or any other state or country.
    (c) If sanctions have been imposed against the applicant by a similar licensing agency of this or any other state or country based upon grounds that are substantially similar to those under this article, as determined by the board, the sanctions are not in force at the time of the application.
    (2) If an applicant is licensed as a midwife in a state that does not require completion of an educational program or pathway equivalent to section 17115(1)(a) for licensure, the department may determine that the applicant has met the requirements of subsection (1)(a) if he or she meets all of the following:
    (a) The requirements of this part and rules promulgated under this part for licensure, except section 17115(1)(a).
    (b) The requirements of section 17115(2), regardless of the date he or she obtained the credential of certified professional midwife described in section 17115(1)(b).
    (3) The board may make an independent inquiry to determine whether an applicant meets the requirements described in subsection (1)(b) and (c).


History: Add. 2016, Act 417, Eff. Apr. 4, 2017
Popular Name: Act 368