Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 55. Hearing Aid Dealers
Section 10. Qualifications For License.
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AS 08.55.010. Qualifications For License.

(a) The department shall issue a license to act as a hearing aid dealer to an individual who

(1) is 18 years of age or older;

(2) applies on a form provided by the department;

(3) has a high school diploma or the equivalent;

(4) has a business license issued under AS 43.70.020 ;

(5) furnishes evidence satisfactory to the department that the individual has not engaged in conduct that is a ground for imposing disciplinary sanctions under AS 08.55.130 ;

(6) submits with the application a statement disclosing whether the applicant

(A) has, during the five-year period immediately preceding the date of the application been convicted of a felony, or had a final judgment entered against the applicant in a civil action, if the felony or civil action involved fraud, embezzlement, or misappropriation of property;

(B) is subject to an injunctive order that is currently in effect from a pending proceeding or action brought by a public agency;

(C) is a defendant in a pending criminal or civil action relating to fraud, embezzlement, misappropriation of property, or the antitrust or trade regulation laws of the United States or a state;

(D) has, during the five-year period immediately preceding the date of the application, been reorganized, had a debt adjustment, or has been adjudicated a bankrupt under bankruptcy proceedings due to insolvency or was a principal executive officer or general partner of a business that has been reorganized, had a debt adjustment, or has been adjudicated a bankrupt due to insolvency during the five-year period;

(7) furnishes a description of each item in (6) of this subsection that the applicant disclosed as being applicable to the applicant.

(b) An individual who is a physician or an audiologist may deal in hearing aids without being licensed under this chapter, but shall comply with AS 08.55.050 , 08.55.070, 08.55.100, 08.55.110(a), 08.55.110(b)(3) and (c) - (h), and 08.55.130(7) - (13) when dealing in hearing aids.

(c) If an individual licensed under this chapter has more than one place of business, the department shall, on request and payment of a fee, issue a duplicate license for each place of business of the individual.

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