(1) The board shall license an applicant as an ECP at the appropriate licensure level if the applicant:

(a) has successfully completed an ECP course of instruction at or above the level of requested licensure; and

(b) possesses a current active or inactive NREMT certification equal to or greater than the level applied for, or provides a current unrestricted substantially equivalent ECP license or certification in another state which has a complaint process.

(2) If an applicant is not eligible for certification by NREMT, the board or its designee may approve the applicant to undergo an assessment exam administered by NREMT and provide proof of passage of the assessment exam to the department in lieu of a NREMTcertification card.


History: 37-1-131, 50-6-203, MCA; IMP, 37-1-304, 50-6-203, MCA; NEW, 2004 MAR p. 188, Eff. 1/30/04; AMD, 2013 MAR p. 120, Eff. 2/1/13; AMD, 2015 MAR p. 820, Eff. 6/26/15; AMD, 2019 MAR p. 431, Eff. 4/27/19; AMD, 2020 MAR p. 679, Eff. 4/18/20; AMD, 2022 MAR p. 520, Eff. 4/16/22; AMD, 2023 MAR p. 1407, Eff. 10/21/23.