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2500.0800 APPROVAL OF EXAMINATION FROM ANOTHER STATE OR JURISDICTION.

A practitioner who can demonstrate a cumulative active practice record in another state or jurisdiction for at least five years prior to this application may request that the examination resulting in the practitioner's licensure in that state or jurisdiction be approved for Minnesota licensure. The board shall consider requests according to the requirements in items A to M.

A.

The applicant must submit the required license application and all appropriate fees established in part 2500.1000.

B.

The applicant must be actively licensed in the other state or jurisdiction at the time of application.

C.

The applicant must not be the subject of current disciplinary action in the other state or jurisdiction.

D.

The applicant must not have been found guilty of any actions which could have resulted in discipline pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, section 148.10, at any time within the five years immediately preceding the application.

E.

The applicant must remain in good standing in the other state or jurisdiction until the applicant is licensed in Minnesota.

F.

The applicant must have all other states or jurisdictions in which the applicant has held a license to practice supply letters of good standing as part of the application.

G.

The applicant must have all other states or jurisdictions in which the applicant has held a license to practice forward any and all available information pertaining to the examination taken by the applicant which resulted in licensure in the other state or jurisdiction.

H.

If the licensing examination of the other state or jurisdiction is inadequate to meet the requirements of the Minnesota board, or if after initial licensure the applicant has failed a licensing examination administered by any chiropractic licensing board, the applicant may be required to take other exams, including the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Practical Examination or the National Board of Chiropractic Examiners Special Purposes Examination in Chiropractic.

I.

The applicant must be current with continuing education requirements of the state or jurisdiction in which the applicant currently resides.

J.

The applicant must submit an affidavit that contains the statements described in subitems (1) to (3).

(1)

The applicant is not the subject of any current complaints or investigations in any other state or jurisdiction in which the applicant has held a license to practice. Alternatively, if the applicant is the subject of a complaint against the applicant's license in any other state or jurisdiction in which the applicant has held a license to practice, the applicant must provide all details regarding the complaint. The board may withhold approval on an application until it has completed its review of any such complaint.

(2)

The applicant has not been subject to disciplinary action in any other state or jurisdiction. If the applicant has been subject to disciplinary action that precedes the application by a period of five years or more, the applicant must attach a copy of the order to the application.

(3)

The applicant must demonstrate an active practice record of 24 months during the 30-month period immediately preceding the application.

K.

If disciplinary action described in item J exists, the applicant must, prior to licensure, cooperate with any necessary investigation or inquiry initiated by the board, according to Minnesota Statutes, section 148.104.

L.

The board may assess reasonable costs of the investigation or inquiry, which must be remitted prior to the granting of a license.

M.

An applicant whose application is denied may, within 30 days of receipt of the denial, request a contested case hearing. In accordance with Minnesota Statutes, section 148.06, subdivision 1, the burden of proof is on the applicant to demonstrate eligibility for licensure. An applicant whose application is denied under this item may not reapply for a period of one year from the date of the denial.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.23; 148.08

History:

25 SR 1718; 28 SR 907; 30 SR 394

Published Electronically:

August 24, 2011