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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 8. Business and Professions
- Chapter 65. Direct-Entry Midwives
- Section 120. Disciplinary Sanctions.
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AS 08.65.120. Disciplinary Sanctions.
- (a) When it finds that a person holding a certificate or permit is guilty of an offense under AS 08.65.110
, the board, in addition to the powers provided in AS 08.01.075
, may impose the following sanctions singly or in combination:
- (1) permanently revoke a certificate or permit to practice;
- (2) suspend a certificate or permit for a determinate period of time;
- (3) censure a person holding a certificate or permit;
- (4) issue a letter of reprimand;
- (5) place a person holding a certificate or permit on probationary status and require the person to
- (A) report regularly to the board upon 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 board to need improvement;
- (6) impose limitations or conditions on the practice of a person holding a certificate or permit.
- (b) The board may withdraw probationary status if it finds that the deficiencies that required the sanction have been
- (c) The board may summarily suspend a license before final hearing or during the appeals process if the board finds that
the licensee poses a clear and immediate danger to the public health and safety if the licensee continues to practice.
A person whose license is suspended under this section 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, and the person may appeal the suspension after a
hearing to a court of competent jurisdiction.
- (d) The board may reinstate a certificate or permit that has been suspended or revoked if the board finds after a hearing
that the applicant is able to practice with reasonable skill and safety.
- (e) The board shall seek consistency in the application of disciplinary sanctions, and significant departure from prior
decisions involving similar situations shall be explained in findings of fact or orders.
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