4758.30 [Effective 9/15/2014] Disciplianry actions.

(A) The chemical dependency professionals board, in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, may refuse to issue a license , certificate, or endorsement applied for under this chapter; refuse to renew or restore a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter; suspend, revoke, or otherwise restrict a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter; or reprimand an individual holding a license , certificate, or endorsement issued under this chapter. These actions may be taken by the board regarding the applicant for a license , certificate, or endorsement or the individual holding a license , certificate, or endorsement for one or more of the following reasons:

(1) Violation of any provision of this chapter or rules adopted under it;

(2) Knowingly making a false statement on an application for a license , certificate, or endorsement or for renewal, restoration, or reinstatement of a license , certificate, or endorsement;

(3) Acceptance of a commission or rebate for referring an individual to a person who holds a license or certificate issued by, or who is registered with, an entity of state government, including persons practicing chemical dependency counseling, alcohol and other drug prevention services, gambling disorder counseling, or fields related to chemical dependency counseling, gambling disorder counseling, or alcohol and other drug prevention services;

(4) Conviction in this or any other state of any crime that is a felony in this state;

(5) Conviction in this or any other state of a misdemeanor committed in the course of practice as an independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor, independent chemical dependency counselor, chemical dependency counselor III, chemical dependency counselor II, chemical dependency counselor assistant, prevention specialist II, gambling disorder endorsee, prevention specialist I, prevention specialist assistant, or registered applicant;

(6) Inability to practice as an independent chemical dependency counselor-clinical supervisor, independent chemical dependency counselor, chemical dependency counselor III, chemical dependency counselor II, chemical dependency counselor assistant, gambling disorder endorsee, prevention specialist II, prevention specialist I, prevention specialist assistant, or registered applicant due to abuse of or dependency on alcohol or other drugs or other physical or mental condition;

(7) Practicing outside the individual's scope of practice;

(8) Practicing without complying with the supervision requirements specified under section 4758.56, 4758.59, 4758.61, or 4758.62 of the Revised Code;

(9) Violation of the code of ethical practice and professional conduct for chemical dependency counseling , alcohol and other drug prevention, or gambling disorder counseling services adopted by the board pursuant to section 4758.23 of the Revised Code;

(10) Revocation of a license , certificate, or endorsement or voluntary surrender of a license , certificate, or endorsement in another state or jurisdiction for an offense that would be a violation of this chapter.

(B) An individual whose license , certificate, or endorsement has been suspended or revoked under this section may apply to the board for reinstatement after an amount of time the board shall determine in accordance with rules adopted under section 4758.20 of the Revised Code. The board may accept or refuse an application for reinstatement. The board may require an examination for reinstatement of a license , certificate, or endorsement that has been suspended or revoked.

Cite as R.C. § 4758.30

History. Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 483, §101.01, eff. 9/15/2014.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.161, HB 284, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.

Effective Date: 12-23-2002

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 4758.30 , effective until 9/15/2014.