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Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 023 : MEDICINE

Subchapter 003A : Interstate Medical Licensure Compact

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 1420q)
  • § 1420q. Enforcement of Interstate Compact

    (a) The Interstate Commission, in the reasonable exercise of its discretion, shall enforce the provisions and rules of the Compact.

    (b) The Interstate Commission may, by majority vote of the Commissioners, initiate legal action in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia, or, at the discretion of the Interstate Commission, in the federal district where the Interstate Commission has its principal offices, to enforce compliance with the provisions of the Compact, and its promulgated rules and bylaws, against a member state in default. The relief sought may include both injunctive relief and damages. In the event judicial enforcement is necessary, the prevailing party shall be awarded all costs of such litigation including reasonable attorney's fees.

    (c) The remedies herein shall not be the exclusive remedies of the Interstate Commission. The Interstate Commission may avail itself of any other remedies available under state law or the regulation of a profession. (Added 2017, No. 115 (Adj. Sess.), § 1, eff. Jan. 1, 2020.)