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Title: Section 96.7 - Petition for admission to examination

Effective Date


96.7 Petition for admission to examination.

(a) Prior to submission of a petition under subdivision 2 of section 2896-c of Article 28-D of the Public Health Law, an applicant shall be required to have been denied admission to examination after formal application under section 2896-c.

(b) The Board may decline to entertain such petition on the basis of a finding that the applicant, either

(1) fails to meet the requirements of paragraphs (a) or (b) of subdivision 1 of section 2896-c of article 28-D of the Public Health Law; or

(2) has practiced in violation of or otherwise has violated any provision of article 28-D of the Public Health Law.

(c) The Board, in the review of a petition, shall consider among other factors:

(1) the length and quality of the petitioner's training and experience in their field;

(2) the extent of the petitioner's administrative and supervisory duties in their relevant employment;

(3) the extent to which the petitioner has taken refresher or advanced course-work or otherwise evidenced a continuous effort to maintain or improve their technical skill; and

(4) the professional reputation of the petitioner as evidenced by books and articles published, offices held in professional organizations, and professional honors received.

(d) The petitioner shall complete such forms, prepare such affidavits, and obtain such documents in support of their petition as the Board deems necessary. The Board may require the petitioner to appear personally before the Board or a committee thereof.

(e) Immediately upon the granting of a petition for admission to examination and the payment of the prescribed fee, a petitioner shall be subject to all of the provisions pertaining to an applicant contained in article 28-D of the Public Health Law.

Statutory Authority

Public Health Law, Section 2896-b


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