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2012 Statute


75-7b13. Suspension or revocation of license; grounds; hearing; conviction defined, evidence; misuse of a firearm permit badge. (a) The attorney general may censure, limit, condition, suspend or revoke a license issued under this act if, after notice and opportunity for hearing in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act, the attorney general determines that the licensee or, if the licensee is an organization, any of its officers, directors, partners or associates has:

(1) Made any false statement or given any false information in connection with an application for a license or a renewal or reinstatement thereof;

(2) violated any provisions of this act;

(3) violated any rules and regulations of the attorney general adopted pursuant to the authority contained in this act;

(4) been convicted of a felony, vehicular homicide, assault, battery, assault of a law enforcement officer, misdemeanor battery against a law enforcement officer, criminal restraint, sexual battery, endangering a child, intimidation of a witness or victim or any crime involving moral turpitude or illegally using, carrying, or possessing a dangerous weapon subsequent to the issuance of the license;

(5) impersonated, or permitted or aided and abetted an employee to impersonate, a law enforcement officer or employee of the United States of America, or of any state or political subdivision thereof;

(6) committed or permitted any employee to commit any act, while the license was expired, which would be cause for the suspension or revocation of a license, or grounds for the denial of an application for a license;

(7) willfully failed or refused to render to a client services or a report as agreed between the parties, and for which compensation has been paid or tendered in accordance with the agreement of the parties;

(8) committed assault, battery or kidnapping or used force or violence on any person without proper justification;

(9) knowingly violated or advised, encouraged or assisted the violation of, any court order or injunction in the course of business as a licensee;

(10) acted as a runner or capper for any attorney;

(11) used any letterhead, advertisement or other printed matter, or in any manner whatever represented that such person is an instrumentality of the federal government, a state or any political subdivision thereof;

(12) used false, misleading or deceptive information in any advertisement, solicitation or contract for business;

(13) has committed any act in the course of the licensee's business constituting dishonesty or fraud;

(14) failed to obtain continuing education as required by this act;

(15) misused a firearm permit badge; or

(16) committed any act which is a ground for denial of an application for a license under this act.

(b) The record of conviction, or a certified copy thereof, shall be conclusive evidence of such conviction as that term is used in this section or in K.S.A. 75-7b04, and amendments thereto, and a plea or verdict of guilty or a conviction following a plea of nolo contendere is deemed to be a conviction within the meaning thereof.

(c) Upon final disposition of the proceedings for a violation relating to the misuse of a firearm permit badge, the attorney general may bring an action for violation of K.S.A. 2012 Supp. 21-5917, and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1972, ch. 315, § 13; L. 1984, ch. 313, § 143; L. 1998, ch. 183, § 10; L. 2004, ch. 139, § 3; L. 2011, ch. 30, § 265; July 1.