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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 29. Licensed Professional Counselors
- Section 400. Grounds For Denial of License or For Disciplinary Sanctions.
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AS 08.29.400. Grounds For Denial of License or For Disciplinary Sanctions.
The board may impose a disciplinary sanction under AS 08.01.075
on a person licensed under this chapter or deny a license to a person when the board finds that the person
- (1) has an addiction to, or severe dependency on, alcohol or other drugs that impairs the person's ability to engage
safely in the practice of professional counseling;
- (2) has been convicted of a felony and has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to merit the public trust;
- (3) used fraud, deception, misrepresentation, or bribery in securing a license under this chapter or in obtaining
permission to take an examination required under this chapter;
- (4) is incompetent or has committed misconduct, fraud, misrepresentation, or dishonesty in the performance of the
functions of a licensed professional counselor;
- (5) violated, or assisted another individual to violate, a provision of this chapter or a regulation adopted under this
- (6) impersonated a person who holds a license under this chapter;
- (7) has had a license related to the practice of counseling, psychology, marital and family therapy, or social work in
this or another jurisdiction revoked, suspended, limited, or surrendered in lieu of discipline upon grounds for which a
license issued under this chapter could be revoked, suspended, limited, or surrendered in lieu of discipline; this
paragraph does not apply to license actions for failure to pay a renewal fee;
- (8) assisted another person who is not licensed under this chapter in an attempt to represent the person to the public as
a licensed professional counselor;
- (9) was issued a license based on a material mistake of fact;
- (10) used an advertisement or solicitation that is false, misleading, or deceptive to the general public or the person to
whom the advertisement was primarily directed; or
- (11) failed to respond within 30 days to a written communication from the board concerning an investigation by the board or
failed to make available to the board a relevant record with respect to an investigation about the licensee's conduct
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