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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 55. Hearing Aid Dealers
- Section 140. Disciplinary Sanctions.
previous: Section 130
. Grounds For Imposition of Disciplinary Sanctions.
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. Prohibited Acts.
AS 08.55.140. Disciplinary Sanctions.
- (a) When it finds that a licensee has committed an act listed in AS 08.55.130, the department may impose the following
sanctions singly or in combination:
- (1) permanently revoke a license to practice;
- (2) suspend a license for a determinate period of time;
- (3) censure a licensee;
- (4) issue a letter of reprimand;
- (5) place a licensee on probationary status and require the licensee to
- (A) report regularly to the department on matters involving the basis of probation;
- (B) limit practice to those areas prescribed;
- (C) continue professional education until a satisfactory degree of skill has been attained in those areas determined by
the department to need improvement;
- (6) impose limitations or conditions on the practice of a licensee.
- (b) The department may withdraw a limitation, condition, or probationary status if it finds that the deficiency that
required the sanction has been remedied.
- (c) The department may summarily suspend a license before final hearing or during the appeals process if the department
finds that the licensee poses a clear and immediate danger to the public welfare and safety if the licensee continues
to practice. A person whose license is suspended under this subsection is entitled to a hearing conducted by the office
of administrative hearings (AS 44.64.010
) not later than seven days after the effective date of the order. The person may appeal the suspension after the
hearing to the superior court.
- (d) The department may reinstate a license that has been suspended or revoked if the department finds after a hearing that
the applicant is able to deal in hearing aids with reasonable skill and safety.
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