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Introduced House Bill (H)

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Interstate medical licensure compact. Requires the medical licensing board of Indiana (board) to administer the interstate medical licensure compact (compact). Adopts the compact. Grants eligible physicians an expedited license to practice medicine in compact member states. Requires a physician to designate a member state as the state of principal license for purposes of registration. Establishes application and issuance procedures. Allows the board to establish fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses. Authorizes the creation of the interstate medical licensure compact commission (commission) by the member states to administer the compact. Provides for two voting members on the commission from Interstate medical licensure compact. Requires the medical licensing board of Indiana (board) to administer the interstate medical licensure compact (compact). Adopts the compact. Grants eligible physicians an expedited license to practice medicine in compact member states. Requires a physician to designate a member state as the state of principal license for purposes of registration. Establishes application and issuance procedures. Allows the board to establish fees for the issuance and renewal of licenses. Authorizes the creation of the interstate medical licensure compact commission (commission) by the member states to administer the compact. Provides for two voting members on the commission from each member state. Requires the commission to establish a data base of all physicians who have applied for or been granted an expedited licensure. Allows a member board to participate with other member boards in joint investigations. Allows the commission to collect an annual assessment from each member state. Provides civil liability immunity to officers and employees of the commission for certain acts, errors, or omissions. Allows the commission to adopt rules to achieve the purposes of the compact. Requires each member state to enforce the compact. Specifies that the compact does not override the state's authority to regulate the practice of medicine. Allows the commission to enforce the compact against member states. Requires the commission to adopt rules that provide mediation and binding dispute resolution. Establishes the procedure to withdraw from the compact. Specifies that the compact supersedes any state law that is in conflict. Makes a conforming change. ... View more