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Article - Health Occupations


    (a)    The Board shall issue a license or registration to any applicant who meets the requirements of this title.

    (b)    The Board shall include on each license or registration that the Board issues:

        (1)    The full name of the licensee or registrant;

        (2)    The dates of issuance and expiration;

        (3)    A serial number;

        (4)    The signatures of the chairman and the vice chairman of the Board; and

        (5)    The seal of the Board.

    (c)    (1)    On receipt of the criminal history record information of an applicant for licensure or registration forwarded to the Board in accordance with § 18–302.1 of this subtitle, in determining whether to grant a license or registration, the Board shall consider:

            (i)    The age at which the crime was committed;

            (ii)    The circumstances surrounding the crime;

            (iii)    The length of time that has passed since the crime;

            (iv)    Subsequent work history;

            (v)    Employment and character references; and

            (vi)    Other evidence that demonstrates whether the applicant poses a threat to the public health or safety.

        (2)    The Board may not issue a license or registration if the criminal history record information required under § 18–302.1 of this subtitle has not been received.

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