Michigan Office of Administrative Hearings and Rules  
1. Agency Information  
Agency name:  
Licensing and Regulatory Affairs  
Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Name of person completing this form:  
Weston MacIntosh  
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:  
2022-32 LR  
Title of proposed rule set:  
Audiology – General Rules  
3. Purpose for the proposed rules and background:  
The Audiology – General Rules pertain to definitions, training, licensure, limited licenses, clinical  
experience, examination, accreditation standards, relicensure, renewal, and continuing education, for  
Amendment of the rules will take place to supply necessary revisions on definitions, training,  
telehealth, licensure, limited licenses, clinical experience, examination, accreditation standards,  
relicensure, renewal, and continuing education for audiologists.  
4. Summary of proposed rules:  
The proposed rules will: clarify definitions and the meaning of terms used in the rules; clarify the  
requirements for licensure by endorsement for individuals licensed in another state or a province of  
Canada; update the accreditation standards for audiology educational programs; clarify when an  
applicant must pass an examination as a pathway to relicensure; clarify the period in which a licensee  
must request a waiver of continuing education; and supply updated accreditation standards for  
audiology continuing education programs.  
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 Flint Journal, November 10, 2022  
The Grand Rapids Press, November 10, 2022  
The Mining Journal, November 23, 2022  
6. Date of publication of rules and notice of public hearing in Michigan Register:  
7. Date, time, and location of public hearing:  
12/14/2022 09:00 AM at G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium , 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:  
Weston MacIntosh, Departmental Specialist, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
Stephanie Wysack, Departmental Technician, Bureau of Professional Licensing  
10. Persons submitting comments of support:  
11. Persons submitting comments of opposition:  
12. Persons submitting other comments:  
13. 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 Rule Change & citation  
and Description changed  
of Change(s)  
14.Date report completed:  
MCL 24.242 and 24.245