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SF 1411

as introduced - 91st Legislature (2019 - 2020) Posted on 02/18/2019 03:13pm

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 reciprocal licensing requirements to practice mortuary
science; amending Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 149A.30, subdivision 1.

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

Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2018, section 149A.30, subdivision 1, is amended to read:


Subdivision 1.

Licensees of other states.

The commissioner may issue a license to
practice mortuary science to a person who holds a current license or other credential from
another jurisdiction if the deleted text begincommissioner determines that the requirements for that license
or other credential are substantially similar to the requirements under this chapter. The
individual seeking reciprocal licensing must
deleted text endnew text begin personnew text end:

(1) deleted text beginattaindeleted text endnew text begin attains (i)new text end a passing score on the Minnesota state licensing examinationnew text begin and
(ii) a passing score on the National Board Examination administered by the International
Conference of Funeral Service Examining Boards of the United States, Inc. or another
examination determined by the commissioner to adequately and accurately assess the
knowledge and skills required to practice mortuary science
new text end;

(2) deleted text beginsubmitdeleted text endnew text begin submitsnew text end to the commissioner the documentation described in section 149A.20,
subdivision 7
, clauses (1)new text begin, (4),new text end and (5); deleted text beginand
deleted text end

(3) deleted text beginpaydeleted text endnew text begin paysnew text end the appropriate licensing feedeleted text begin.deleted text endnew text begin;
new text end

new text begin (4) submits to the commissioner (i) documentation that the person meets one of the
educational requirements in section 149A.20, subdivision 4, or (ii) documentation that the
person has been licensed or credentialed in another jurisdiction and practicing in that
jurisdiction at least 1,040 hours per year for at least five years, in a profession with authority
to perform the functions of a mortician, and a statement from the person affirming that
during that period the person was not subject to disciplinary action by the licensing or
credentialing body in that jurisdiction;
new text end

new text begin (5) submits to the commissioner a statement from the person affirming that the person
has performed at least 25 services, completed at least 25 funeral arrangements, and performed
at least 25 embalming cases; and
new text end

new text begin (6) submits to the commissioner documentation that the person has completed the
continuing education hours required in section 149A.40, subdivision 11, within the two-year
period prior to applying for licensure under this subdivision.
new text end

When, in the determination of the commissioner, all of the requirements of this
subdivision have been met, the commissioner shall, based on all the information available,
grant or deny licensure. If the commissioner grants licensure, the applicant shall be notified
and the license shall issue and remain valid for a period prescribed on the license, but not
to exceed one calendar year from the date of issuance of the license. If the commissioner
denies licensure, the commissioner must notify the applicant, in writing, of the denial and
provide the specific reason for denial.