- Automatic expungement trend gives clean slate to license applicants facing criminal background checks
- Board hid investigators’ actual caseload with fake data for Auditor
- Governor cites alleged cost to business in vetoing new licensing bill
- Licensing scheme for ship pilots, alleged to be monopolistic, is upheld
- Third-party licensee has no standing to challenge granting of license to another
- Board erred by denying hearing to applicant who pled constitutional issues
- Requirement that animal chiropractor be supervised by veterinarian upheld
A study by Public Citizen's Health Research Group using data from the National Practitioner Data Bank (NPDB) showed that, of the sexual misconduct cases reported to state medical boards, 70% of offending physicians did not face state sanctions. Without medical board action, a physician sanctioned by one hospital can continue to practice elsewhere with a valid medical license.
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