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HF 3043

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/11/2020 03:37pm

KEY: stricken = removed, old language.
underscored = added, new language.

Current Version - as introduced

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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,
subdivision 8.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.038, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Board approval; reporting.

A person holding deleted text beginan activedeleted text endnew text begin anew 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 begin mustnew text end be reported as a cancellation of a license in good standing.

Sec. 2.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.039, is amended to read:


147.039 CANCELLATION OF LICENSE FOR NONRENEWAL.

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 begin and is not subject to a pending review,
investigation, or disciplinary action,
new 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.

Sec. 3.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 147.091, subdivision 8, is amended to read:


Subd. 8.

Limitation.

deleted text beginNodeleted text endnew text begin Anew text end board deleted text beginproceeding againstdeleted text endnew text begin review or investigation ofnew text end a regulated
person deleted text beginshalldeleted text endnew text begin must notnew text end be deleted text begininstituteddeleted text endnew text begin initiatednew text end unless deleted text begincommenceddeleted text endnew text begin the board has received a
complaint or report
new text end within seven years from the date of the commission of some portion of
the deleted text beginoffense or misconductdeleted text endnew text begin conductnew text end complained of new text beginor reported on new text endexcept for alleged violations
of subdivision 1, paragraph (t).