<This section subject to suspension by the Maryland Board of Nursing under Order of
the Governor. See 47:7 Maryland Register 378 (March 27, 2020).>
(a) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Board may issue a license by endorsement
and waive any appropriate examination requirement of this title for an applicant who
has an active unencumbered license to practice registered nursing or licensed practical
nursing in any other state or country.
(b) The Board may issue a license by endorsement under this section only if the applicant:
(1) Submits to the Board an application on the form that the Board requires;
(2) Submits to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 8-303 of this subtitle;
(3) Pays the application fee set by the Board under § 8-304 of this subtitle; and
(4) Provides adequate evidence that:
(i) At the time the applicant graduated from a nursing education program approved
in the other state or country, the applicant met the educational qualifications then
required by the laws of this State;
(ii) At the time the applicant became licensed or registered in the other state or
country, the applicant passed in that or any other state or country an examination
that was similar to the examination that then was given in this State; and
(iii) The applicant meets the qualifications otherwise required by this title.
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