Administrative Rules

NOTICE concerning proposed Board Rule 540-X-4-.09, Risk and Abuse Mitigation Strategies for Prescribing Physicians:  At its Dec. 14, 2016, meeting, after consideration of all public comments, the Board voted to make revisions to the rule.  When a new version has been approved for publishing for public comment, there will be an update here. For more information,

The Board and Commission are vested with the authority to promulgate administrative rules to carry into effect the duties and powers accrued to them by state law.

Administrative Rules are adopted pursuant to the Alabama Administrative Procedure Act, being published in the Alabama Administrative Monthly for public comment. Public hearings are held to receive comments about proposed rule changes with great import to licensees' practices.   

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Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Rules

Medical Licensure Commission Administrative Rules

Emergency Rules

Proposed Rules


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Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Rules

The Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Rules are published by the
Legislative Reference Service. (Emergency rules will not appear at the Legislative Reference links below, see Emergency Rules)


Medical Licensure Commission Administrative Rules

The Medical Licensure Commission Administrative Rules are published by the
Legislative Reference Service:


Emergency Rules

From time to time, the Board or Commission will adopt rules on an emergency basis. These rules are also published for public comment, and they are effective on the day they are filed until the final rule is adopted. The Legislative Reference Service does not post emergency rules at its web site; therefore, emergency rules will be posted here:

545-X-2-.08ER, Expedited License (effective date 1/3/2017)

545-X-3-.01ER, Definitions (effective date 1/3/2017)


Proposed Rules

545-X-2-.08, Expedited License (comment period ends 3/7/2017)

545-X-3-.01, Definitions (comment period ends 3/7/2017)

540-X-3-.02, Certificate of Qualification, Medical Education Requirement (public comment period ends 2/3/2017)


Certified Final Rules

None at this time.

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