36-1D-1. Eligibility--Licensure by endorsement.

Notwithstanding any existing provisions related to licensure by endorsement or licensure by reciprocity in any applicable licensing statute, a licensing board shall issue a license, certificate, registration, or permit to an applicant to allow practice in this state if, upon application to the licensing board, the applicant satisfies all of the following conditions:

(1)    Holds a current license, certificate, registration, or permit from another state, territory, or country and the licensing board determines that state's, territory's, or country's requirements are substantially equivalent to or exceed the requirements established in this state;

(2)    Demonstrates competency in the profession or occupation through methods determined by the licensing board, including having completed continuing education or having experience in the profession or occupation for at least two of the five years preceding the date of the application under this section;

(3)    Has not committed any act that constitutes grounds for refusal, suspension, or revocation of a license, certificate, registration, or permit to practice that profession or occupation in this state unless the licensing board determines, in its discretion, that the act should not be an impediment to the granting of a license, certificate, registration, or permit to practice in this state;

(4)    Is in good standing and has not been disciplined by the jurisdiction that issued the license, certificate, registration, or permit unless the licensing board determines, in its discretion, that the discipline should not be an impediment to the granting of a license, certificate, registration, or permit to practice in this state; and

(5)    Pays any fees established by the licensing board by rules promulgated pursuant to chapter 1-26.

Source: SL 2021, ch 169, § 1.