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S.F. No. 883 - Board of Social Work (First Engrossment)
Author: Senator Julie A. Rosen
Prepared By: Katie Cavanor, Senate Counsel (651/296-3801)
Date: April 13, 2015


SF 883 establishes three types of alternative licenses.

Section 1 (148E.075) creates the following alternative licenses:  temporary leave license; emeritus inactive license; and an emeritus active license.

Subd. 1 establishes a temporary leave license and removes reference to inactive status.

Subd. 1a establishes an emeritus inactive license.

Subd. 1b establishes an emeritus active license.

Subd. 2 permits a licensee to apply for temporary leave license, emeritus inactive license, or emeritus active license at any time when currently licensed or as an alternative to applying for a renewal of a license.

Subd. 3 requires applicants for a temporary leave license or an emeritus inactive license to submit the established fee.  Requires an applicant for an emeritus active license to pay one-half of the renewal fee for the applicable license.  Requires the applicants to submit the fees with the application for the new license.

Subds. 4, 5, 6 and 7 are stricken.

Subd. 8 authorizes the board to resolve any pending complaints against a licensee before approving an application for an alternative license.  Permits the board to take disciplinary action against a licensee with an alternative license.

Section 2 (148E.080, subd.1) changes a cross-reference.

Section 3 (148E.080, subd. 2) changes a cross-reference.

Section 4 (148E.180, subd. 2) creates an emeritus inactive license fee and an emeritus active license.

Section 5 (148E.180, subd. 5) establishes a license late fee.

Section 6 repeals 148E.060, subd. 12 (temporary license, ineligibility) and 148E.075, subdivisions 4, 5, 6, and 7 (inactive, temporary leaves, emeritus license).





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