Maine Revised Statutes

§13733. Qualifications for licensure by endorsement

1. Requirements.  To obtain a license as a pharmacist by reciprocity an applicant for licensure must:
A. Have submitted a written application together with the fee as set under section 13724; [2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (AMD).]
B. Have attained the age of 21 years; [1987, c. 710, §5 (NEW).]
C. Have demonstrated trustworthiness and competency; [2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (AMD).]
D. Have possessed at the time of initial licensure as a pharmacist such other qualifications necessary to have been eligible for licensure at that time in this State, except that if the state requirement of graduation from a pharmacy degree program accredited by the American Council on Pharmaceutical Education applies, this requirement may be waived for an applicant who, notwithstanding paragraph E, has graduated from a college of pharmacy in the United States prior to June 1, 1985, has engaged in the practice of pharmacy within the United States for a period of at least 5 years within the 10 years immediately preceding the application and who has passed the national pharmacy examination prepared by the National Association of Boards of Pharmacy; [1995, c. 257, §1 (AMD).]
E. Have engaged in the practice of pharmacy for a period of at least one year or have met the internship requirements of this State within the one-year period immediately previous to the date of the application; [1987, c. 710, §5 (NEW).]
F. Have passed the state pharmacy law exam as approved by the board; and [2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (AMD).]
G. Have presented to the board proof of initial licensure by examination and proof that the license and any other license or licenses granted to the applicant by any other state or states have not been suspended, revoked, canceled or otherwise restricted for any reason except nonrenewal or the failure to obtain required continuing education credits in any state where the applicant is licensed, but not engaged in the practice of pharmacy. If an otherwise qualified applicant for licensure by reciprocity has had a license suspended, revoked, cancelled or otherwise restricted for any reason, the board may assess the prior disciplinary event and in its discretion issue the license. [2005, c. 262, Pt. B, §7 (AMD).]
H. [2005, c. 262, Pt. B, §8 (RP).]
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (AMD) .]
2. Eligibility.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (RP) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1987, c. 710, §5 (NEW). 1995, c. 257, §1 (AMD). 1999, c. 130, §7 (AMD). 2005, c. 262, §§B6-8 (AMD). 2007, c. 402, Pt. DD, §14 (AMD).