Maine Revised Statutes

§18508. Renewal and continued participation

1. License renewal process.   A physician seeking to renew an expedited license granted in a member state must complete a renewal process with the interstate commission. The physician is eligible for renewal if the physician:
A. Maintains a full and unrestricted license in a state of principal license; [2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).]
B. Has not been convicted or received adjudication, deferred adjudication, community supervision or deferred disposition for any offense by a court of appropriate jurisdiction; [2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).]
C. Has not had a license authorizing the practice of medicine subject to discipline by a licensing agency in any state, federal or foreign jurisdiction, excluding any action related to nonpayment of fees related to a license; and [2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).]
D. Has not had a controlled substance license or permit suspended or revoked by a state or the United States Drug Enforcement Administration. [2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).]
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
2. Professional development.   A physician must comply with all continuing professional development or continuing medical education requirements for renewal of a license issued by a member state.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
3. Renewal fees.   The interstate commission shall collect from the physician any renewal fee charged for the renewal of a license and distribute the fee to the applicable member board.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
4. License renewal.   Upon receipt of the renewal fee collected in subsection 3, a member board shall renew the physician's license.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
5. Physician information.   Physician information collected by the interstate commission during the renewal process must be distributed to all member boards.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
6. Rules.   The interstate commission is authorized to adopt rules pursuant to section 18516 to address renewal of licenses obtained through the compact.
[ 2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2017, c. 253, §7 (NEW).