Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs
Bureau of Professional Licensing
Administrative Rules for Public Health Code - Disciplinary Rules
Rule Set 2021-37 LR
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Monday, September 20, 2021
G. Mennen Williams Building Auditorium
525 W. Ottawa Street, Lansing, Michigan
The Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs will hold a public hearing to receive public
comments on proposed changes to the Public Health Code - Disciplinary Rules rule set.
The proposed revisions to the rules clarify the disciplinary action that the department may take based on
conduct occurring before licensure, registration, relicensure, or reregistration; clarify the licensee’s or
registrant’s continuing duty to report criminal convictions; clarify the licensee’s or registrant’s duties when
applying for relicensure or reregistration; clarify the department’s review process when determining if
reasonable grounds for an investigation exist; clarify when an administrative complaint may be amended;
add a rule concerning cease and desist orders; and, clarify the situations when a disciplinary
subcommittee may rely on prior final orders when determining whether grounds for discipline exist.
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. The proposed rules will take
effect immediately after filing with the Secretary of State. The proposed rules are published on the State
issue. Copies of these proposed rules may also be obtained by mail or electronic transmission at the
following address: BPL-BoardSupport@michigan.gov.
Comments on these proposed rules may be made at the hearing or by mail or electronic mail at the
following address until 9/20/2021 at 05:00PM.
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, Bureau of Professional Licensing– Boards and
Committees Section, Attention: Policy Analyst
P.O. Box 30670, Lansing, MI 48909-8170
The public hearing will be conducted in compliance with the 1990 Americans with Disabilities Act. If the
hearing is held at a physical location, the building will be accessible with handicap parking available.
Anyone needing assistance to take part in the hearing due to disability may call 711- to make