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§89C‑22.  Disciplinary action – Charges; procedure.

(a)        Any person mayprefer charges of fraud, deceit, gross negligence, incompetence, misconduct, orviolation of the rules of professional conduct, against any Board registrant.The charges shall be in writing and shall be sworn to by the person or personsmaking them and shall be filed with the Board.

(b)        All charges, unlessdismissed by the Board as unfounded or trivial, shall be heard by the Board asprovided under the requirements of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes.

(c)        If, after ahearing, a majority of the Board votes in favor of sustaining the charges, theBoard shall reprimand, levy a civil penalty, suspend, refuse to renew, orrevoke the licensee's certificate.

(d)        A licensee who isaggrieved by a final decision of the Board may appeal for judicial review asprovided by Article 4 of Chapter 150B.

(e)        The Board may, uponpetition of an individual or an entity whose certificate has been revoked, forsufficient reasons as it may determine, reissue a certificate of licensure orauthorization, provided that a majority of the members of the Board vote infavor of such issuance. (1921, c. 1, s. 10; C.S., s. 6055(l); 1939, c. 218, s.2; 1951, c. 1084, s. 1; 1953, c. 1041, s. 10; 1957, c. 1060, s. 5; 1973, c.1331, s. 3; 1975, c. 681, s. 1; 1981, c. 789; 1989, c. 669, s. 2; 1993 (Reg.Sess., 1994), c. 671, s. 7; 1998‑118, s. 20.)