Code of the District of Columbia

§ 7–2361.05. Recognition of volunteer health practitioners licensed in other states.

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(a) Except as provided in subsection (a-1) of this section, while an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer health practitioner registered with a registration system that complies with § 7-2361.04 and licensed and in good standing in the state upon which the practitioner’s registration is based may practice in the District to the extent authorized by this chapter as if the practitioner were licensed in the District.

(a-1) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, including § 7-2304.01, or whether an emergency declaration is in effect, a volunteer health practitioner qualified under subsection (a) of this section or a licensed health care provider as described in § 7-2304.01 may practice in the District until December 31, 2021, to the extent authorized by Department of Health Administrative Order 2020-02.

(b) A volunteer health practitioner qualified under subsection (a) of this section is not entitled to the protections of this chapter if the practitioner is licensed in more than one state and any license of the practitioner is suspended, revoked, or subject to an agency order limiting or restricting practice privileges, or has been voluntarily terminated under threat of sanction.