as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 04/14/2020 02:17pm
A bill for an act
relating to health; modifying provisions of the Board of Medical Practice; amending
Minnesota Statutes 2018, sections 147.038, subdivision 1; 147.039; 147.091,
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.038, subdivision 1, is amended to read:
A person holding deleted text beginan activedeleted text endnew text beginnew text end license to
practice medicine in the state may, upon approval of the board, be granted license cancellation
if the board is not investigating the person as a result of a complaint or information received
or if the board has not begun disciplinary proceedings against the person. Such action by
the board deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text beginnew text end be reported as a cancellation of a license in good standing.
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.039, is amended to read:
The Board of Medical Practice shall not renew, reissue, reinstate, or restore a license
that has lapsed deleted text beginon or after January 1, 1989,deleted text endnew text beginnew text end and has not been renewed within two annual license
renewal cycles deleted text beginstarting July 1, 1991deleted text end. A licensee whose license is canceled for nonrenewal
must obtain a new license by applying for licensure and fulfilling all requirements then in
existence for an initial license to practice medicine in Minnesota.
Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.091, subdivision 8, is amended to read:
deleted text beginNodeleted text endnew text beginnew text end board deleted text beginproceeding againstdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end a regulated
person deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text beginnew text end be deleted text begininstituteddeleted text endnew text beginnew text end unless deleted text begincommenceddeleted text endnew text beginnew text end within seven years from the date of the commission of some portion of
the deleted text beginoffense or misconductdeleted text endnew text beginnew text end complained of new text beginnew text endexcept for alleged violations
of subdivision 1, paragraph (t).