HB1473 - TEMPORARY MEDICAL LICENSES - Shear, Sue
HB1473 ALLOWS CERTAIN FOREIGN PHYSICIANS TO BE LICENSED TO PRACTICE IN MISSOURI.
Sponsor: Shear, Sue (83) Effective Date: 00/00/00
CoSponsor: LR Number: 3275-03
Last Action: 05/16/96 - Delivered to Secretary of State
Approved HB1473
Next Hearing:Hearing not scheduled
Calendar:Bill currently not on calendar
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BILL SUMMARIES

TRULY AGREED

HB 1473 -- TEMPORARY MEDICAL LICENSES

This bill permits the State Board for the Healing Arts, at its
discretion, to waive the postgraduate and examination
requirements for temporarily licensed physicians and surgeons
applying for a permanent license.  The board will issue a
permanent license, if that applicant has held a temporary
license for at least 12 months and has complied with all
requirements the board may impose by rule or regulation or if
the applicant holds a certificate of licensure from any state or
territory of the United States or a foreign county.  The board
may require the applicant to pass the federal portion of the
medical board's special purpose examination (SPEX).  The board
may not grant a waiver to an applicant who has failed the exam 3
times.  All waivers will be granted at the sole discretion of
the board.  Refusals are not appealable to the Administrative
Hearing Commission.

This bill contains an emergency clause.


PERFECTED

HB 1473 -- TEMPORARY MEDICAL LICENSES (Shear)

This bill permits the State Board for the Healing Arts, at its
discretion, to waive the post graduate and examination
requirements for temporarily licensed physicians and surgeons
applying for a permanent license.  The board will issue a
permanent license if that applicant has held a temporary license
for at least 12 months and has complied with all requirements
the board may impose by rule or regulation or if the applicant
holds a certificate of licensure from any state or territory of
the United States, or a foreign county.  The board may require
the applicant to pass the federal portion of the medical board's
special purpose examination (SPEX).  The board may not grant a
waiver to an applicant who has failed the exam 3 times.  All
waivers will be granted at the sole discretion of the board.
Refusals are not appealable to the Administrative Hearing
Commission.

This bill contains a emergency clause.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.


COMMITTEE

HB 1473 -- TEMPORARY MEDICAL LICENSES

SPONSOR:  Shear

COMMITTEE ACTION:  Voted "do pass by consent" by the Committee
on Professional Registration and Licensing by a vote of 15 to 0.

This bill permits the State Board for the Healing Arts, at its
discretion, to waive the post graduate and examination
requirements for temporarily licensed physicians and surgeons
applying for a permanent license.  The board will issue a
permanent license if that applicant has held a temporary license
for at least 12 months and has complied with all requirements
the board may impose by rule or regulation or if the applicant
holds a certificate of licensure from any state or territory of
the United States, or a foreign county.  The board may require
the applicant to pass the federal portion of the medical board's
special purpose examination (SPEX).  The board may not grant a
waiver to an applicant who has failed the exam 3 times.  All
waivers will be granted at the sole discretion of the board.
Refusals are not appealable to the Administrative Hearing
Commission.

This bill contains a emergency clause.

FISCAL NOTE:  No impact on state funds.

PROPONENTS:  Supporters say that this just allows the board to
grant permanent licenses to those qualified individuals who have
been practicing with a temporary license.

Testifying for the bill were Representative Shear; Dr. Robin
Eastwood; and Missouri State Medical Association

OPPONENTS:  There was no opposition voiced to the committee.

Bob Dominique, Research Analyst


INTRODUCED

HB 1473 -- Temporary Medical Licenses

Sponsor:  Shear

This bill says the State Board for the Healing Arts may, at its
discretion, waive the post graduate and examination requirements
for temporarily licensed physicians and surgeons applying for a
permanent license.  The board will issue a permanent license if
that applicant has held a temporary license for at least 12
months and has complied with all requirements the board may
impose by rule or regulation or if the applicant holds a
certificate of licensure from any state or territory of the
United States, or a foreign county.  The board may require the
applicant to pass the federal portion of the medical board's
special purpose examination (SPEX).  The board may not grant a
waiver to an applicant who has failed the exam 3 times.  All
waivers will be granted at the sole discretion of the board.
Refusals are not be appealable to the Administrative Hearing
Commission.

This bill contains a emergency clause.


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