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32-1427. Application; hearing on deficiencies in application; interview; probationary license
A. Each applicant for licensure shall submit a completed application as prescribed by the board together with the fee prescribed in this article. The board may require the submission of any evidence, credentials and other proof necessary for it to verify and determine if the applicant meets the requirements for licensure.
B. Each application submitted pursuant to this section shall contain the oath of the applicant that:
1. All of the information contained in the application and accompanying evidence or other credentials submitted are true.
2. The credentials submitted with the application were procured without fraud or misrepresentation or any mistake of which the applicant is aware and that the applicant is the lawful holder of the credentials.
3. The applicant authorizes the release of any information from any source requested by the board necessary for initial and continued licensure in this state.
C. All applications, completed or otherwise, together with all attendant evidence, credentials and other proof submitted with the applications are the property of the board.
D. The board, promptly and in writing, shall inform an applicant of any deficiency in the application that prevents the application from being processed.
E. On request the board shall grant an applicant who disagrees with the statement of deficiency a hearing before the board at its next regular meeting if there is time at that meeting to hear the matter. The board shall not delay this hearing beyond one regularly scheduled meeting. At any hearing granted pursuant to this subsection, the burden of proof is on the applicant to demonstrate that the alleged deficiencies do not exist.
F. Applications are considered withdrawn:
1. On the applicant's written request.
2. Except for good cause shown, if the applicant does not appear for an interview with the board.
3. If the applicant does not submit within one year of notification the necessary evidence, credentials or other proof identified by the board as being deficient pursuant to subsection D of this section.
G. The board may deny a license to an applicant who does not meet the requirements of this article.
H. If an applicant does not meet the requirements of section 32-1422, subsection A, paragraph 3 the board may issue a license subject to any of the following probationary conditions:
1. Require the licensee's practice to be supervised by another physician.
2. Restrict the licensee's practice.
3. Require the licensee to continue medical or psychiatric treatment.
4. Require the licensee to participate in a specified rehabilitation program.
5. Require the licensee to abstain from alcohol and other drugs.
I. If the board offers a probationary license to an applicant pursuant to subsection H of this section, it shall notify the applicant in writing of the following:
1. The applicant's specific deficiencies.
2. The probationary period.
3. The applicant's right to reject the terms of probation.
4. If the applicant rejects the terms of probation, the applicant's right to a hearing on the board's denial of the application.