Rule 20:48:03:01 Application for licensure by examination.
20:48:03:01. Application for licensure by examination. A
graduate of a board-approved school of nursing seeking licensure by examination
or the applicant for licensure by examination who meets requirements by
equivalency must submit an application on a form provided by the board. Each
applicant for licensure by examination must submit a set of fingerprints on a
standard card provided by the board for the purpose of obtaining a state and
federal criminal background check through the Division of Criminal Investigation.
An authorization and release form must be signed by the applicant authorizing
the release of the criminal history record to the board. The fingerprint card,
authorization and release form, and fee for the criminal background check must
accompany the application for licensure. The applicant must schedule and
complete the computerized licensure examination within ninety days after
notification by the board that eligibility to test is granted. The application
must show that the applicant meets the legal requirements for licensing and
must be accompanied by the fee as required in chapter 20:48:06.
SL 1975, ch 16, § 1; 3 SDR 35, effective November 11, 1976; 6 SDR 88,
effective March 3, 1980; 9 SDR 151, effective May 30, 1983; 12 SDR 109, effective
January 9, 1986; 12 SDR 151, 12 SDR 155, effective July 1, 1986; 20 SDR 143,
effective December 26, 1993, and February 16, 1994; 33 SDR 43, effective
September 12, 2006.
Authority: SDCL 36-9-21(1).
Implemented: SDCL 36-9-29, 36-9-30, 36-9-35, 36-9-37, 36-9-43, 36-9-97.
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