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2014 Statute


65-6615. Refusal to grant licensure; other licensure actions; grounds. The board may refuse to grant licensure to, or may suspend, revoke, condition, limit, qualify or restrict the licensure issued under this act of any individual who the board, after the opportunity for a hearing, determines:

(a) Is incompetent to practice addiction counseling, or is found to engage in the practice of addiction counseling in a manner harmful or dangerous to a client or to the public;

(b) is convicted by a court of competent jurisdiction of a felony, misdemeanor crimes against persons or substantiation of abuse against a child, adult or resident of a care facility, even if not practice related;

(c) has violated a provision of the addictions counselor licensure act or one or more of the rules and regulations of the board;

(d) has obtained or attempted to obtain a license or license renewal by bribery or fraudulent representation;

(e) has knowingly made a false statement on a form required by the board for license or license renewal;

(f) has failed to obtain continuing education credits required by rules and regulations of the board;

(g) has been found guilty of unprofessional conduct as defined by rules and regulations established by the board; or

(h) has had a registration, license or certificate as an addiction counselor revoked, suspended or limited, or has had other disciplinary action taken, or an application for registration, license or certificate denied, by the proper regulatory authority of another state, territory, District of Columbia or another country, a certified copy of the record of the action of the other jurisdiction being conclusive evidence thereof.

History: L. 2010, ch. 45, § 9; L. 2011, ch. 114, § 15; July 1.

2018. Powered by KLISS. Rendered: 2018-01-06T14:06:54. Head Rev No: 533315