The purpose of the rule amendment is to delete the discretionary requirement that civil rights be restored before a nursing license can be granted.  


  • RULE NO: RULE TITLE
    64B9-3.002: Qualifications for Examination
    PURPOSE AND EFFECT: The purpose of the rule amendment is to delete the discretionary requirement that civil rights be restored before a nursing license can be granted.
    SUBJECT AREA TO BE ADDRESSED: Qualifications for Examination.
    SPECIFIC AUTHORITY: 464.006 FS.
    LAW IMPLEMENTED: 112.011(1)(b), 456.013, 464.008 FS.
    IF REQUESTED IN WRITING AND NOT DEEMED UNNECESSARY BY THE AGENCY HEAD, A RULE DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP WILL BE NOTICED IN THE NEXT AVAILABLE FLORIDA ADMINISTRATIVE WEEKLY.
    THE PERSON TO BE CONTACTED REGARDING THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT AND A COPY OF THE PRELIMINARY DRAFT, IF AVAILABLE, IS: Rick Garcia, Executive Director, Board of Nursing, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3259

    THE PRELIMINARY TEXT OF THE PROPOSED RULE DEVELOPMENT IS:

    64B9-3.002 Qualifications for Examination.

    (1) An applicant seeking certification to take the licensure examination shall submit, on forms provided by the Department, evidence that he or she meets the qualifications prescribed by the Nurse Practice Act, Chapter 464, F.S. Such evidence shall consist of:

    (a) through (e) No change.

    (f) Prior to application for examination, convicted felons must obtain a restoration of their civil rights or they are ineligible to sit for the examination.

    (2) through (5) No change.

    Specific Authority 464.006 FS. Law Implemented 112.011(1)(b), 456.013, 464.008 FS. History–New 4-27-80, Amended 3-16-81, 8-2-81, 7-11-83, Formerly 21O-8.21, Amended 3-3-87, 12-8-87, 6-8-88, Formerly 21O-8.021, Amended 1-30-94, Formerly 61F7-3.002, Amended 9-25-96, Formerly 59S-3.002, Amended 7-27-98, 4-19-00, 5-8-01, 9-23-03, 1-29-07,_________.

Document Information

Subject:
Qualifications for Examination.
Purpose:
The purpose of the rule amendment is to delete the discretionary requirement that civil rights be restored before a nursing license can be granted.
Rulemaking Authority:
464.006 FS.
Law:
112.011(1)(b), 456.013, 464.008 FS.
Contact:
Rick Garcia, Executive Director, Board of Nursing, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin C07, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3259
Related Rules: (1)
64B9-3.002. Qualifications for Examination