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New Jersey Statutes, Title: 45, PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS

    Chapter 9: State Board of Medical Examiners; advisory committee.

      Section: 45:9-19.16: Physicians, report out-of-State disciplinary, criminal actions; investigation, determination.

1. a. A physician licensed by the State Board of Medical Examiners, or a physician who is an applicant for a license from the State Board of Medical Examiners, shall notify the board within 10 days of:

(1) any action taken against the physician's medical license by any other state licensing board or any action affecting the physician's privileges to practice medicine by any out-of-State hospital, health care facility, health maintenance organization or other employer;

(2) any pending or final action by any criminal authority for violations of law or regulation, or any arrest or conviction for any criminal or quasi-criminal offense pursuant to the laws of the United States, this State or another state, including, but not limited to:

(a) criminal homicide pursuant to N.J.S.2C:11-2;

(b) aggravated assault pursuant to N.J.S.2C:12-1;

(c) sexual assault, criminal sexual contact or lewdness pursuant to N.J.S.2C:14-2 through 2C:14-4; or

(d) an offense involving any controlled dangerous substance or controlled substance analog as set forth in chapter 35 of Title 2C of the New Jersey Statutes.

b. A physician who is in violation of this section is subject to disciplinary action and civil penalties pursuant to sections 8, 9 and 12 of P.L.1978, c.73 (C.45:1-21 to 22 and 45:1-25).

c. The State Board of Medical Examiners shall notify all physicians licensed by the board of the requirements of this section within 30 days of the date of enactment of this act.

d. Upon receipt of notification from a physician pursuant to this section, the State Board of Medical Examiners shall, within 60 days, investigate the information received and obtain any additional information that may be necessary in order to make a determination whether to initiate disciplinary action against the physician. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to limit or otherwise impair the authority of the board to take any action against a licensee or applicant for a license.

L.1995, c.69, s.1; amended 2004, c.17, s.11; 2011, c.22, s.4.

This section added to the Rutgers Database: 2012-09-26 13:37:54.

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