Alaska Statutes.
Title 8. Business and Professions
Chapter 64. Medicine
Section 101. Duties.
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AS 08.64.101. Duties.

The board shall

(1) examine and issue licenses to applicants;

(2) develop written guidelines to ensure that licensing requirements are not unreasonably burdensome and the issuance of licenses is not unreasonably withheld or delayed;

(3) after a hearing, impose disciplinary sanctions on persons who violate this chapter or the regulations or orders of the board;

(4) adopt regulations ensuring that renewal of licenses is contingent upon proof of continued competency on the part of the licensee; and

(5) under regulations adopted by the board, contract with private professional organizations to establish an impaired medical professionals program to identify, confront, evaluate, and treat persons licensed under this chapter who abuse alcohol, other drugs, or other substances or are mentally ill or cognitively impaired.

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