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Emergency Law Inventory | Full Law Text

Law Number

D.C. Code 7-2361.05

Summary Title

License Reciprocity: Volunteer Health Practitioner

Summary

When an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer health practitioner registered with the volunteer registration system and licensed in good standing in another state can practice in D.C. A health practitioner with licenses in multiple states is in not allowed to practice in Washington D.C. if any of their licenses have been suspended or revoked.

Full Title

Recognition of volunteer health practitioners licensed in other states

Full Text

(a) While an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer health practitioner registered with a registration system that complies with § 7-2361.04 and licensed and in good standing in the state upon which the practitioner’s registration is based may practice in the District to the extent authorized by this chapter as if the practitioner were licensed in the District. (b) A volunteer health practitioner qualified under subsection (a) of this section is not entitled to the protections of this chapter if the practitioner is licensed in more than one state and any license of the practitioner is suspended, revoked, or subject to an agency order limiting or restricting practice privileges, or has been voluntarily terminated under threat of sanction.