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2021 Senate Bill 759: Facilitate out-of-state medical professionals practicing here during emergency

Public Act 167 of 2021

Introduced by Sen. Curt VanderWall R-Ludington on December 1, 2021
To establish that a licensed medical treatment professional in another state who would otherwise meet Michigan licensure requirements for rendering medical care during a staffing shortage caused by a public health emergency declared by the state health department, is not required to have a Michigan license to provide treatment here. This authority to let them practice largely exists already under current law, and the bill would clarify and slightly broaden it.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the Senate Health Policy and Human Services Committee on December 1, 2021
Reported in the Senate on December 7, 2021
With the recommendation that the substitute (S-1) be adopted and that the bill then pass.
Received in the House on December 7, 2021
Referred to the House Health Policy Committee on December 7, 2021
Reported in the House on December 9, 2021
Without amendment and with the recommendation that the bill pass.
Signed by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer on December 23, 2021

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