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The 2018 Florida Statutes

Title XXXII
REGULATION OF PROFESSIONS AND OCCUPATIONS
Chapter 458
MEDICAL PRACTICE
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F.S. 458.3165
458.3165 Public psychiatry certificate.The board shall issue a public psychiatry certificate to an individual who remits an application fee not to exceed $300, as set by the board, who is a board-certified psychiatrist, who is licensed to practice medicine without restriction in another state, and who meets the requirements in s. 458.311(1)(a)-(g) and (5). A recipient of a public psychiatry certificate may use the certificate to work at any public mental health facility or program funded in part or entirely by state funds.
(1) Such certificate shall:
(a) Authorize the holder to practice only in a public mental health facility or program funded in part or entirely by state funds.
(b) Be issued and renewable biennially if the State Surgeon General and the chair of the department of psychiatry at one of the public medical schools or the chair of the department of psychiatry at the accredited medical school at the University of Miami recommend in writing that the certificate be issued or renewed.
(c) Automatically expire if the holder’s relationship with a public mental health facility or program expires.
(d) Not be issued to a person who has been adjudged unqualified or guilty of any of the prohibited acts in this chapter.
(2) The board may take disciplinary action against a certificateholder for noncompliance with any part of this section or for any reason for which a regular licensee may be subject to discipline.
History.ss. 11, 26, ch. 86-245; s. 20, ch. 88-1; s. 22, ch. 89-162; s. 10, ch. 89-374; s. 4, ch. 91-429; s. 204, ch. 97-103; s. 150, ch. 97-237; s. 26, ch. 97-273; s. 221, ch. 99-8; s. 97, ch. 99-397; s. 72, ch. 2008-6.