New Laws and Regulations

2017 Legislative Session Highlights

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  • Effective June 19, 2017- Initial Licensure by Reciprocity
  • Sunset Extension- Effective April 18, 2017, 6-Month Reporting NO LONGER REQUIRED to the Board
  • Senate Bill 549/House Bill 1265-Maryland Board of Physicians (the Board) is no longer authorized to register UMPs and hospitals are no longer mandated to report Unlicensed Medical Practitioners (UMPs) pursuant to Health Occupations Article ยง14-413 Reports to be made to Board. UMPs Registration and UMPs CHRC no longer required as of 4/18/2017
  • House Bill 180-Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DHMH) is being renamed to Maryland Department of Health (MDH) effective 7/1/2017