DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS
PUBLIC HEALTH CODE – DISCIPLINARY RULES
Filed with the secretary of state on February 23, 2022
These rules take effect immediately upon filing with the secretary of state unless
adopted under section 33, 44, or 45a(9) of the administrative procedures act of 1969,
1969 PA 306, MCL 24.233, 24.244, or 24.245a. Rules adopted under these sections
become effective 7 days after filing with the secretary of state.
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory
affairs by section 33(3) of the administrative procedures act of 1969, 1969 PA 306, MCL
24.233, section 16141 of the public health code, 1978 PA 368, MCL 333.16141, and
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1991-9, 1996-2, 2003-1, and 2011-4, MCL
338.3501, 445.2001, 445.2011, and 445.2030)
R 338.1601b, R 338.1602a, R 338.1604, R 338.1607a, and R 338.1630 of the Michigan
Administrative Code are amended and R 338.1610 is added, as follows:
PART 1. GENERAL RULES
R 338.1601b Disciplinary action for conduct before licensure, registration,
relicensure, or reregistration.
Rule 1b. (1) A disciplinary subcommittee may take action against a licensee or
registrant for conduct that occurred before the license or registration was issued without
regard to whether the department knew of the violation when the license or registration
was issued or reinstated.
(2) If relicensure or reregistration is granted and it is determined that a sanction has
been imposed by another state, the United States military, the federal government, or
another country, the disciplinary subcommittee may impose appropriate sanctions under
section 16174(5) of the code, MCL 333.16174.
R 338.1602a Continuing duty to report name, address, or electronic mail address change;
criminal convictions; duty to report license, registration, or certification in a health
profession or specialty for relicensure or reregistration; disciplinary proceedings.
Rule 2a. (1) In addition to complying with section 16192(1) of the code, MCL
333.16192, a licensee or registrant whose license or registration has expired, lapsed, or
been suspended, revoked, or surrendered must notify the department of a change of name,
postal address, or electronic mail address within 30 days until the later of 1 of the
July 29, 2021