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2012 Statute

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65-5911.Denial, refusal to renew, suspension or revocation of license; grounds; procedure; reinstatement. (a) The secretary may deny, refuse to renew, suspend or revoke a license where the licensee or applicant:

(1) Has obtained, or attempted to obtain, a license by means of fraud, misrepresentation or concealment of material facts;

(2) has been guilty of unprofessional conduct as defined by rules and regulations adopted by the secretary;

(3) has been found guilty of a crime found by the secretary to have a direct bearing on whether such person should be entrusted to serve the public in the capacity of a dietitian;

(4) is mentally ill or physically disabled to an extent that impairs the individual's ability to engage in the practice of dietetics;

(5) has used any advertisement or solicitation which is false, misleading or deceptive to the general public or persons to whom the advertisement or solicitation is primarily directed;

(6) has violated any lawful order or rule and regulation of the secretary; or

(7) has violated any provision of this act.

(b) Such denial, refusal to renew, suspension or revocation of a license may be ordered by the secretary after notice and hearing on the matter in accordance with the provisions of the Kansas administrative procedure act.

(c) A person whose license has been revoked may apply to the secretary for reinstatement.  The secretary shall have discretion to accept or reject an application for reinstatement and may hold a hearing to consider such reinstatement. An applicant for reinstatement shall submit a reinstatement application and a reinstatement fee established by the secretary and fulfill the requirements established under subsection (c) of K.S.A. 65-5909 and amendments thereto.

History: L. 1988, ch. 228, § 11; L. 1989, ch. 203, § 4; L. 1994, ch. 53, § 2; July 1.

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