Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 26. Private Professional Conservators and Guardians
Section 130. Grounds For Disciplinary Action.
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AS 08.26.130. Grounds For Disciplinary Action.

The department may take disciplinary action against a person under AS 08.01.075 if the department determines that the person

(1) obtained or attempted to obtain a license under this chapter through deceit, fraud, or intentional misrepresentation;

(2) has not complied with the standards of conduct established by the department under AS 13.26.001 ;

(3) forfeited a license in this or another jurisdiction as a result of deceit, fraud, intentional misrepresentation, or professional incompetence;

(4) has been found by a court in this state to have engaged in professional misconduct or incompetence;

(5) has advertised its services in a false or misleading manner;

(6) has been convicted, including a conviction based on a guilty plea or plea of nolo contendere, of a felony or other crime that affects the person's ability to provide the licensee's services competently and safely for the ward or protected person;

(7) has been found to have abandoned, exploited, abused, or neglected a vulnerable adult; in this paragraph, "vulnerable adult" has the meaning given in AS 47.24.900 ;

(8) has failed to comply with this chapter or with a regulation adopted under this chapter;

(9) has continued or attempted to practice after becoming unfit due to professional incompetence;

(10) has failed to maintain certification by a nationally recognized organization in the field of

(A) guardianships, if the person was issued an individual private professional guardian license; or

(B) conservatorships, if the individual was issued an individual private professional conservator license;

(11) is not able to be bonded and insured; or

(12) if the licensee has an organizational license,

(A) does not maintain a place of business in this state;

(B) is not in compliance with the state and federal requirements that apply to the organization; or

(C) has an employee who provides the services of a private professional guardian or private professional conservator for the organization and is not licensed under this chapter.

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