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TITLE 22EXAMINING BOARDS
PART 11TEXAS BOARD OF NURSING
CHAPTER 220NURSE LICENSURE COMPACT
RULE §220.4Information System

(a) Levels of access.

  (1) The public shall have access to nurse licensure information limited to:

    (A) the nurse's name,

    (B) jurisdiction(s) of licensure,

    (C) license expiration date(s),

    (D) licensure classification(s) and status(es),

    (E) public emergency and final disciplinary actions, as defined by contributing state authority, and

    (F) the status of multistate licensure privileges.

  (2) Non-party state Boards shall have access to all Information System data except current significant investigative information and other information as limited by contributing party state authority.

  (3) Party State Boards shall have access to all Information System data contributed by the party states and other information as limited by contributing non-party state authority.

(b) The licensee may request in writing to the home state Board to review the data relating to the licensee in the Information System. In the event a licensee asserts that any data relating to him or her is inaccurate, the burden of proof shall be upon the licensee to provide evidence that substantiates such claim. The Board shall verify and within ten business days correct inaccurate data to the Information System.

(c) The Board shall report to the Information System within 10 business days, a disciplinary action, agreement or order requiring participation in alternative programs or which limit practice or require monitoring (except agreements and orders relating to participation in alternative programs required to remain nonpublic by contributing state authority), dismissal of complaint, and changes in status of disciplinary action, or licensure encumbrance.

(d) Current significant investigative information shall be deleted from the Information System within ten business days upon report of disciplinary action, agreement or order requiring participation in alternative programs or agreements which limit practice or require monitoring or dismissal of a complaint.

(e) Changes to licensure information in the Information System shall be completed within ten business days upon notification by a Board.


Source Note: The provisions of this §220.4 adopted to be effective January 1, 2000, 24 TexReg 10331

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