36-4B-31. Denial, suspension or revocation--Grounds.

The board may deny the issuance or renewal of a license or certification, and may suspend or revoke a license or certification issued under this chapter, if the individual:

(1)    Procures or attempts to procure a license or certification through fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, or in violation of the provisions of this chapter and rules promulgated thereunder;

(2)    Is unable to perform the skills for which the individual is licensed;

(3)    Has engaged in unprofessional or dishonorable conduct, as defined in § 36-4-30;

(4)    Has been convicted of a felony that:

(a)    Has a direct bearing upon the individual's ability to serve the public in a capacity certified or licensed by this chapter; or

(b)    Has been convicted of a crime that requires the individual to register as a sex offender in any state;

(5)    Has had the individual's National Registry of Emergency Technicians or other health care certification or license encumbered for any reason;

(6)    Provides emergency medical services without authorization from a physician, physician assistant, or nurse practitioner; or

(7)    Fails to respond to an emergency while on call through willful disregard and not by a good-faith error or circumstances beyond the individual's control.

Source: SL 1978, ch 269, § 31; SL 1992, ch 268, § 19; SL 2005, ch 199, § 8; SL 2024, ch 153, § 26.