CHAPTER 395
SANITARIANS

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Sec. 20-363. Suspension, revocation or refusal to issue license. Disciplinary action.

      Sec. 20-363. Suspension, revocation or refusal to issue license. Disciplinary action. The commissioner may refuse to issue or renew or may suspend or revoke a license or take any of the actions set forth in section 19a-17 upon proof that the applicant or license holder (1) has employed or knowingly cooperated in fraud or material deception in order to obtain a license or has engaged in fraud or material deception in the course of professional services or activities at any place; (2) has been guilty of illegal, incompetent or negligent conduct in his or her practice; (3) has violated any provision of this chapter or any regulation adopted under this chapter; (4) has been found guilty or convicted as a result of an act which constitutes a felony under (A) the laws of this state, (B) federal law, or (C) the laws of another jurisdiction and which, if committed within this state, would have constituted a felony under the laws of this state; or (5) has been subject to disciplinary action similar to that specified in section 19a-17 by a duly authorized professional disciplinary agency of any state, the District of Columbia, a United States possession or territory, or a foreign jurisdiction. The commissioner may petition the superior court for the judicial district of Hartford to enforce any action taken pursuant to section 19a-17. Before the commissioner may suspend, revoke or refuse to renew a license or take such other action, the commissioner shall give the applicant or license holder notice and opportunity for hearing as provided in the regulations adopted by the commissioner.

      (1967, P.A. 459, S. 7; P.A. 77-614, S. 466, 610; P.A. 81-473, S. 31, 43; P.A. 87-521, S. 9; P.A. 88-230, S. 1, 12; P.A. 90-98, S. 1, 2; P.A. 93-142, S. 4, 7, 8; P.A. 95-220, S. 4-6; 95-271, S. 25; P.A. 07-252, S. 33.)

      History: P.A. 77-614 allowed revocation or suspension of certificate for violations of chapter or related regulations and replaced detailed provisions re notice and hearing procedure with statement that notice and hearings conform to regulations of health services commissioner, effective January 1, 1979; P.A. 81-473 eliminated reference to board and provided for disciplinary grounds and remedies similar to those provided for other professions under sunset legislation; P.A. 87-521 substituted "commissioner" for "department", substituted "certificate" for "license" and made technical changes; P.A. 88-230 replaced "judicial district of Hartford-New Britain" with "judicial district of Hartford", effective September 1, 1991; P.A. 90-98 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1991, to September 1, 1993; P.A. 93-142 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1993, to September 1, 1996, effective June 14, 1993; P.A. 95-220 changed the effective date of P.A. 88-230 from September 1, 1996, to September 1, 1998, effective July 1, 1995; P.A. 95-271 changed certificate to license; P.A. 07-252 made technical changes and added Subdivs. (4) and (5) re disciplinary action based on felonious conduct and disciplinary action in another state or foreign jurisdiction, respectively.

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