Maine Revised Statutes

§3275. Licensure by reciprocity

1. Licensure without examination.  The board may, at its discretion, grant licensure without written examination to a physician in good standing who otherwise meets the requirements of section 3271 and who has been:
A. Examined and certified by the National Board of Medical Examiners; [1977, c. 388, §4 (RPR).]
B. Examined and licensed by a board of another state, if the examination passed by the applicant is determined by the board to be equivalent to its own examination; or [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §211 (AMD).]
C. Graduated from a nationally accredited medical school located in the United States, Canada or the British Isles and:
(1) Has been examined and certified by the Medical Council of Canada; or
(2) Has been examined and certified by the board of a Canadian province or a country in the British Isles, if the examination passed by the applicant is determined by the board to be equivalent in all essentials to its own examination. [1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §211 (AMD).]
An applicant may not be licensed pursuant to this section, unless the board finds that no cause exists, as set forth in section 3282-A, that would be considered grounds for disciplinary action against a licensed physician or surgeon.
[ 1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §211 (AMD) .]
2. Fees.  A physician who applies for a license pursuant to subsection 1 shall pay a fee of not more than $600.
[ 1999, c. 685, §8 (AMD) .]
3. Rules.  The board may make rules as may be necessary in connection with this section.
[ 1993, c. 600, Pt. A, §211 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1971, c. 591, §1 (NEW). 1975, c. 680, §2 (RPR). 1977, c. 388, §4 (AMD). 1979, c. 345, §§4,5 (AMD). 1983, c. 741, §4 (AMD). 1991, c. 425, §16 (AMD). 1993, c. 600, §A211 (AMD). 1999, c. 685, §8 (AMD).

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