Article - Health Occupations
(a) To apply for a license, an applicant shall:
(1) Submit to a criminal history records check in accordance with § 14–308.1 of this title;
(2) Submit an application to the Board on the form that the Board requires; and
(3) Pay to the Board the application fee set by the Board.
(b) Subject to subsection (c) of this section, the Board shall issue the appropriate license to an applicant who meets the requirements of this subtitle for that license.
(c) (1) On receipt of the criminal history record information of an applicant for licensure forwarded to the Board in accordance with § 14–308.1 of this title, in determining whether to issue a license, the Board shall consider:
(i) The age at which the crime was committed;
(ii) The nature of the crime;
(iii) The circumstances surrounding the crime;
(iv) The length of time that has passed since the crime;
(v) Subsequent work history;
(vi) Employment and character references; and
(vii) Other evidence that demonstrates whether the applicant poses a threat to the public health or safety.
(2) The Board may not issue a license if the criminal history record information required under § 14–308.1 of this title has not been received.