Subdivision 1.Verification of application information.

The board or Acupuncture Advisory Council established under section 147B.05, with the approval of the board, may verify information provided by an application for licensure under section 147B.02 to determine if the information is accurate and complete.

Subd. 2.Notification of board action.

Within 120 days of receipt of the application, the board shall notify each applicant in writing of the action taken on the application.

Subd. 3.Request for hearing by applicant denied.

An applicant denied licensure must be notified of the determination, and the grounds for it, and may request a hearing on the determination by filing a written statement of issues with the board within 20 days after receipt of the notice from the board. After the hearing, the board shall notify the applicant in writing of its decision.