(1) Applications for licensure that disclose any of the following circumstances are nonroutine and must be reviewed and approved by the board before the license may be issued:

(a) the applicant has ever been convicted of a felony;

(b) the applicant has pled guilty or no contest to or been convicted of two or more misdemeanors, other than minor traffic violations, within the past five years, regardless of whether an appeal is pending and regardless of whether the sentence was suspended or deferred;

(c) any of the applicant's occupational or professional licenses have been disciplined or an application for a license was denied in any state or jurisdiction;

(d) a pending or completed legal or disciplinary action involving licensure in this state, another state, territory, or jurisdiction; or

(e) any substantive irregularity deemed by department staff to warrant board review and approval prior to issuance of the license.


History: 37-1-131, 37-18-202, MCA; IMP, 37-1-101, 37-1-131, 37-18-301, MCA; NEW, 2008 MAR p. 633, Eff. 4/11/08; AMD, 2017 MAR p. 191, Eff. 2/4/17; AMD, 2018 MAR p. 1281, Eff. 7/7/18.