relating to health occupations; authorizing criminal background checks by the Board of Medical Practice; exempting certain physicians from criminal background checks under the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact;
amending Minnesota Statutes 2016, section 147.381.
147.381 APPLICATION OF INTERSTATE MEDICAL LICENSURE COMPACT TO EXISTING LAWS.
(a) Uniform rules developed by the Interstate Commission established under section 147.38 shall not be subject to the provisions of sections 14.05 to 14.389.
(b) Complaints against physicians licensed in Minnesota under the expedited licensure process in section 147.38 shall be handled as provided in sections 214.10 and 214.103.
(c) All provisions of section 147.38 authorizing or requiring the board to provide data to the Interstate Commission are authorized by section 214.10, subdivision 8, paragraph (d).
(d) The provisions of sections 214.17 to 214.25 apply to physicians licensed in Minnesota through the provisions of section 147.38 when the practice involves direct physical contact between the physician and a patient.
Presented to the governor May 11, 2017
Signed by the governor May 12, 2017, 11:43 a.m.