Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
611 W. Ottawa Street  
Lansing, MI 48909  
Phone: 517-335-8658 Fax: 517-335-9512  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Dena Marks  
Phone number of person completing this form:  
E-mail of person completing this form:  
Name of Department Regulatory Affairs Officer reviewing this form:  
Elizabeth Arasim  
2. Rule Set Information  
MOAHR assigned rule set number:  
2019-135 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Public Health Code--General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The Public Health Code General Rules establish the specific dates that a license or registration  
renewal period begins or ends for licenses and registrations regulated by the Public Health Code. The  
rule set provides general rules applicable to all professionals regulated under Article 15 of the Public  
Health code.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
The proposed rules will add definitions for terms used in the rules; add midwifery to the biennial  
renewals; add quadrennial license renewals for behavior analysts; change the renewal date for  
optometry, pharmacy, physician’s assistants, dentistry, medicine, osteopathic medicine and surgery,  
podiatric medicine and surgery, and veterinary medicine to the date when the initial license was  
issued; and add the department’s minimum English language standard for licensure or registration.  
5. List names of newspapers in which the notice of public hearing was published and  
publication dates:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245  
Agency Report to JCAR-Page 2  
The Mining Journal – May 5, 2020  
The Grand Rapids Press – May 8, 2020  
The Flint Journal – May 8, 2020  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
5/22/2020 09:00 AM at G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium or virtually zia Zoom if Executive  
Order 2020-48 is extended in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. , 525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing,  
8. Provide the link the agency used to post the regulatory impact statement and cost-benefit  
analysis on its website:  
9. List of the name and title of agency representative(s) attending public hearing:  
Kimberly Catlin  
Weston MacIntosh  
Kerry Przybylo  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
12. Identify any changes made to the proposed rules based on comments received during the  
public comment period:  
Name &  
Organization public hearing  
Comments made at Written  
Agency Rationale Rule number  
for change  
& citation  
13.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245