language to be deleted (2) new language
relating to health; modifying provisions for volunteer health practitioners;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2008, section 145A.06, subdivision 8.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MINNESOTA:
(a) While an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer health practitioner who is (1) registered with a registration system that complies with the emergency system for the advanced registration of volunteer health professionals (ESAR-VHP) established under United States Code, title 42, section 247d-7b; (2) licensed and in good standing in the state upon which the practitioner's registration is based; and (3) requested for deployment by the state's authorized representative under section 192.89, may practice in this state within the scope of practice authorized in the licensing state and to the extent authorized by this section as if the practitioner were licensed in this state.
(b) A volunteer health practitioner qualified under paragraph (a) is not entitled to the liability protections of section 192.89, subdivision 6, if the practitioner is licensed in more than one state and any license of the practitioner is suspended, revoked, or subject to an agency order limiting or restricting practice privileges, or has been voluntarily terminated under threat of sanction.
Presented to the governor May 8, 2009
Signed by the governor May 12, 2009, 10:17 p.m.