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65-6311.Grounds for suspension, limitation, condition, revocation or refusal to issue or renew license; procedure. (a) The board may suspend, limit, revoke, condition or refuse to issue or renew a license of any social worker upon proof that the social worker:

(1) Has been convicted of a felony and, after investigation, the board finds that the licensee has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to merit the public trust;

(2) has been found guilty of fraud or deceit in connection with services rendered as a social worker or in establishing needed qualifications under this act;

(3) has knowingly aided or abetted a person, not a licensed social worker, in representing such person as a licensed social worker in this state;

(4) has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct as defined by rules established by the board;

(5) has been found to have engaged in diagnosis as authorized under K.S.A. 65-6319, and amendments thereto, even though not authorized to engage in such diagnosis under K.S.A. 65-6319, and amendments thereto;

(6) has been found guilty of negligence or wrongful actions in the performance of duties; or

(7) has had a license to practice social work revoked, suspended or limited, or has had other disciplinary action taken, or an application for a license denied, by the proper licensing authority of another state, territory, District of Columbia, or other country, a certified copy of the record of the action of the other jurisdiction being conclusive evidence thereof.

(b) Proceedings to consider the suspension, revocation or refusal to renew a license shall be conducted in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act.

History: L. 1974, ch. 372, § 11; L. 1980, ch. 242, § 21; L. 1984, ch. 313, § 145; L. 1988, ch. 304, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 164, § 3; L. 2004, ch. 16, § 2; July 1.

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