Maryland Code, Health Occupations § 1-704

(a)(1) Each health occupations board shall develop a procedure by which an individual who applies for a license, certificate, or registration can notify the board that the individual is a service member, veteran, or military spouse.

(2) A health occupations board may satisfy the requirement of paragraph (1) of this subsection by including a check-off box on a license, certificate, or registration application form.

(b) For each applicant who is a service member, veteran, or military spouse, a health occupations board shall assign to the applicant an advisor to assist the individual with the application process.

(c)(1) Each health occupations board shall expedite the process for the licensure, certification, or registration of a service member, veteran, or military spouse.

(2) If a service member, veteran, or military spouse meets the requirements for licensure, certification, or registration, a health occupations board shall issue the license, certificate, or registration within 15 business days after receiving a completed application.

(d) If a health occupations board determines that a service member, veteran, or military spouse does not meet the education, training, or experience requirements for licensure, certification, or registration, a representative of the board shall assist the service member, veteran, or military spouse in identifying:

(1) Programs that offer relevant education or training;  or

(2) Ways of obtaining needed experience.


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