Maine Revised Statutes

§12532. Persons and practices exempt

Nothing in this subchapter may be construed as preventing: [2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).]

1. Licensed persons.  A person licensed in this State by any other law who is performing services within that person's authorized scope of practice from engaging in the profession or occupation for which the person is licensed, including midwives authorized and licensed as advanced practice registered nurses under the State Board of Nursing to practice as certified nurse midwives;
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2. Students.  Midwifery services provided by student midwives acting under the direct supervision of a qualified midwife preceptor;
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3. Religious or cultural traditions.  A traditional birth attendant from practicing midwifery without a license if the traditional birth attendant has cultural or religious traditions that have historically included the attendance of traditional birth attendants at births and that birth attendant serves only the women and families in that distinct cultural or religious group; or
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4. Emergency.  The rendering of midwifery services in the case of emergency.
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SECTION HISTORY
2015, c. 502, §11 (NEW).