Skip Navigation Links
      RS 37:1360.108     


§1360.108. Improper and unprofessional conduct

            A. The board may, after a hearing conducted pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act or by consent of the parties, deny or refuse to issue, revoke, suspend, or cancel a license or place on probation, reprimand, censure, or otherwise discipline a licensee upon proof satisfactory to the board that the person has done or been any of the following:

            (1) He has obtained or attempted to obtain a license by fraud or deception.

            (2) He has been convicted of a felony under state or federal law or committed any other offense involving moral turpitude.

            (3) He has been adjudged to have a mental illness or incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction.

            (4) He has used illicit drugs or intoxicating liquors to the extent which adversely affects his practice.

            (5) He has engaged in unethical or unprofessional conduct including, without limitation, willful acts, negligence, or incompetence in the course of professional practice.

            (6) He has violated any lawful order, rule, or regulation rendered or adopted by the board.

            (7) He has been refused issuance of a license or been disciplined in connection with a license issued by any other state or country, or has surrendered a license issued by another state or country when criminal or administrative charges are pending or threatened against him.

            (8) He has refused to submit to an examination and inquiry by an examining committee of physicians appointed by the board to inquire into his physical or mental fitness and ability to practice as a genetic counselor with reasonable skill or safety.

            (9) He has practiced or otherwise engaged in conduct or functions beyond the scope of genetic counseling as defined by this Part.

            B. Any license suspended, revoked, or otherwise restricted may be reinstated by the board.

            C. The final decision of the board in an adjudication proceeding pursuant to this Section, other than by agreement or other informal disposition, shall constitute a public record.

            Acts 2018, No. 593, §1.

If you experience any technical difficulties navigating this website, click here to contact the webmaster.
P.O. Box 94062 (900 North Third Street) Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70804-9062