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Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

Minnesota’s Legislature unanimously passed the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact; it was signed by the governor in May 2015. It is an expedited licensure process for eligible physicians that improves license portability and increases patient access to care. Other states that have joined the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact include: Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Pennsylvania, South Dakota, Tennessee, Utah, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin and Wyoming.

Notice of Public Hearing IMLC Commission on October 5, 2017, to Accept Public Comments on Two Proposed Rules Related to the State of Principal License (Chapter 4) and the Graduate Medical Education Requirement for Licensure (Chapter 5) Through the IMLC

Notice and Agenda of the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Full Commission Meeting, September 13, 2017

Call for Commissioners' Comments on Draft Rulemaking:  Expedited Licensure, August 7, 2017
Comments due by 5:00 pm, August 18, 2017, on amendments to IMLCC administrative rule Chapter 5, "Expedited Licensure."

Call for Commissioners' Comments on Draft Rulemaking:  State of Principal License, August 7, 2017
Comments due by 5:00 pm, August 18, 2017, on a proposed new IMLCC administrative rule on state of principal license.

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact April 6, 2017, Press Release
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission will begin processing applications for expedited licensure under the compact on April 6, 2017.

Notice of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Meeting, March 29, 2017
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission will meet via teleconference at noon (Central Time) on Wednesday, March 29, 2017, to consider adoption of administrative rules relating to the renewal of a medical license through the Compact.  The public may call into the teleconference at 701-801-1220, access code 448-099-674.

Notice of Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, Bylaws and Rules Committee, March 22, 2017
The Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Bylaws and Rules Committee will hold a public hearing on amendments by teleconference at noon (Central Time) on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.   

The rulemaking, which are amendments to Chapter 3 (fees) and Chapter 5 (expedited licensure), was initiated by the Interstate Commission on February 22, 2017.   

The proposed amendments are available at: http://www.licensportability.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/02/Notice_of Public_Hearing_on_IMLC_Commission_rules_on_licensure_renewal.pdf  

Written comments on the amendments should be sent to Mark Bowden, Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, Bylaws and Rules Committee, In Care of :  Iowa Board of Medicine, 400 SW Eighth Street, Suite C, Des Moines, IA  50309-4689 or by e-mail to mark.bowden@iowa.gov or by telefax at 515-242-5908.  Written comments must be received by 4 p.m. (Central Time) on Wednesday, March 22, 2017.  

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Meeting February 22, 2017, Briefing Book

Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Proposed Rule on Renewal of Expedited Licensure
Click the above link for a copy of a proposed rule for the renewal process of expedited licensure (letters of Qualification).  The Bylaws/Rules Committee will consider Commissioners' comments and prepare a final draft to be presented at the February 22, 2017, teleconference meeting of the Commission.   

Interstate Medical License Compact Report to the States 2016

Other Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission Business:
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Bylaws (Contains all Amendments Through November 1, 2016)

 Past Meetings:


Bylaws/Rules Committee: November 20, 2015, Via Conference Call.
Bylaws/Rules Committee: December 1, 2015, Via Conference Call.  

Coordinating Committee: November 23, 2015, Via Conference Call. 

Executive Committee:  April 18, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  May 23, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  July 19, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  August 2, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  August 16, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  August 30, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  September 13, 2016, Via Conference Call. 
Executive Committee:  September 27, 2016, Via Conference Call.


Funding Committee: December 7, 2015, Via Conference Call. 

Inaugural Meeting: October 27-28, 2015 in Chicago.  (Click Here for Meeting Minutes)
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, December 18, 2015 (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes) 
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, March 31 - April 1, 2016, in St. Paul, MN.  (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes) 
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, June 24, 2016: 
         (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes) (Click for Rule on Rule Making Functions of the Commission) (Click for Audio Recording) 
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, August 24, 2016, Via Conference Call (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes) 
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, October 3, 2016, in Kansas City, KS. 
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, November 7, 2016, Via Conference Call
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, December 14, 2016, Via Conference Call/Webinar Meeting
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, February 22, 2017, Via Conference Call/Webinar Meeting (Click Here for Recording of Meeting)
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, May 22, 2017, in St. Paul, MN (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes)
Interstate Medical Licensure Compact Commission, June 27, 2017, Via Conference Call (Click Here for Draft Meeting Minutes)

Personnel Committee:  December 4, 2015, Via Conference Call. 

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