Administrative Rules

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

The Board of Medical Examiners Administrative Rules are published by the
Legislative Reference Service.

Medical Licensure Commission Administrative Rules

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

(Emergency rules will not appear at the Legislative Reference links above)


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, Appendix B, Alabama Medical License Renewal Application (effective 9/12/2017)


Proposed Rules

540-X-7-.23 and .56, Requirements for Supervised Practice - Physician Assistant/Anesthesiologist Assistant (comment period ends 10/5/2017)

540-X-9-.11, Contact with Patients before Prescribing (comment period ends 10/5/2017)


Certified Final Rules

545-X-3-.16, Probation Compliance Hearings (effective date 10/27/2017)

540-X-22, Joint Rules of the Alabama Board of Medical Examiners and Medical Licensure Commission of Alabama Concerning the Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

540-X-3, Appendix G, Limited Certificate of Qualification Renewal Form (effective date 10/2/2017)

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