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36-473 - Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license
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36-473. Grounds for denial, suspension or revocation of license
A. After a hearing held pursuant to title 41, chapter 6, article 10, the director may deny, suspend or revoke a license or deny the renewal of a license if he determines that a person has done any of the following:
1. Violated any of the provisions of this article or rules adopted pursuant to this article.
2. Violated any provision of title 32, chapter 13.
3. Advertised clinical laboratory procedures to the public in a form or manner not approved by the director.
4. Knowingly accepted a referral for laboratory tests or specimens from and submitted a report to persons not licensed or otherwise authorized by law to submit specimens and receive reports.
5. Referred a specimen for examination to a laboratory not licensed under this article or exempted by section 36-461 or as authorized by this article.
6. Submitted a report on clinical laboratory work actually performed in another clinical laboratory without designating the name of the director and the name and address of the laboratory in which the test was performed.
7. Been convicted of a felony or of any crime involving moral turpitude under the laws of any state or of the United States arising out of or in connection with the operation of a laboratory. The record of conviction or a certified copy is conclusive evidence of a conviction.
8. Failed to pay fees required by the department.
B. If the director has reason to believe that a violation of this section is occurring that threatens the life or safety of patients he may order, on written notice to the licensee, the immediate termination of specific services, tests and use of equipment.