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HF 3099

as introduced - 92nd Legislature (2021 - 2022) Posted on 05/12/2022 03:54pm

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

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A bill for an act
relating to health occupations; modifying a requirement for podiatrist licensure;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 153.16, subdivision 1.


Section 1.

Minnesota Statutes 2020, section 153.16, subdivision 1, is amended to read:

Subdivision 1.

License requirements.

The board shall issue a license to practice podiatric
medicine to a person who meets the following requirements:

(a) The applicant for a license shall file a written notarized application on forms provided
by the board, showing to the board's satisfaction that the applicant is of good moral character
and satisfies the requirements of this section.

(b) The applicant shall present evidence satisfactory to the board of being a graduate of
a podiatric medical school approved by the board based upon its faculty, curriculum, facilities,
accreditation by a recognized national accrediting organization approved by the board, and
other relevant factors.

(c) The applicant must have received a passing score on each part of the national board
examinations, parts one and two, prepared and graded by the National Board of Podiatric
Medical Examiners. The passing score for each part of the national board examinations,
parts one and two, is as defined by the National Board of Podiatric Medical Examiners.

(d) Applicants graduating after deleted text begin1986deleted text endnew text begin 1990new text end from a podiatric medical school shall present
evidence of successful completion of a residency program approved by a national accrediting
podiatric medicine organization.

(e) The applicant shall appear in person before the board or its designated representative
to show that the applicant satisfies the requirements of this section, including knowledge
of laws, rules, and ethics pertaining to the practice of podiatric medicine. The board may
establish as internal operating procedures the procedures or requirements for the applicant's
personal presentation. Upon completion of all other application requirements, a doctor of
podiatric medicine applying for a temporary military license has six months in which to
comply with this subdivision.

(f) The applicant shall pay a fee established by the board by rule. The fee shall not be

(g) The applicant must not have engaged in conduct warranting disciplinary action
against a licensee. If the applicant does not satisfy the requirements of this paragraph, the
board may refuse to issue a license unless it determines that the public will be protected
through issuance of a license with conditions and limitations the board considers appropriate.

(h) Upon payment of a fee as the board may require, an applicant who fails to pass an
examination and is refused a license is entitled to reexamination within one year of the
board's refusal to issue the license. No more than two reexaminations are allowed without
a new application for a license.

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