PUBLIC ASSISTANCE AND WELFARE
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND WELFARE
56-1013E. home state licensure. (1) Any member state in which an individual holds a current license shall be deemed a home state for purposes of this compact.
(2) Any member state may require an individual to obtain and retain a license to be authorized to practice in the member state under circumstances not authorized by the privilege to practice under the terms of this compact.
(3) A home state’s license authorizes an individual to practice in a remote state under the privilege to practice only if the home state:
(a) Currently requires the use of the national registry of emergency medical technicians (NREMT) examination as a condition of issuing initial licenses at the EMT and paramedic levels;
(b) Has a mechanism in place for receiving and investigating complaints about individuals;
(c) Notifies the commission, in compliance with the terms herein, of any adverse action or significant investigatory information regarding an individual;
(d) No later than five (5) years after activation of the compact, requires a criminal background check of all applicants for initial licensure, including the use of the results of fingerprint or other biometric data checks compliant with the requirements of the federal bureau of investigation with the exception of federal employees who have suitability determination in accordance with 5 CFR 731.202 and submit documentation of such as promulgated in the rules of the commission; and
(e) Complies with the rules of the commission.
[56-1013E, added 2016, ch. 60, sec. 1, p. 185.]