TITLE 21
Food And Drugs

CHAPTER 21-28
Uniform Controlled Substances Act

ARTICLE 21-28-5.01
Powers of Enforcement Personnel

SECTION 21-28-5.11


§ 21-28-5.11 Suspension of license or registration of drug dependent persons.

If any person licensed or registered to practice his or her profession, trade, occupation, or carry on his or her business shall at any time, after a fair hearing held upon reasonable notice, and upon the production of sufficient evidence, is found by the director of health to be a drug dependent person, then the director shall, within seven (7) days after the hearing, give notice in writing to the board, division, commission, officer, or officers issuing a license to the practitioner or nurse, that the practitioner, or nurse is a drug dependent person, and the board, division, commission, officer, or officers empowered to issue the license or registration shall in regular course examine the facts in the case and shall, in their judgment, suspend the license or registration and shall immediately notify the director of health that the license or registration has been suspended, and the license or registration shall remain suspended until the time as the director of health shall notify the board, division, commission, officer, or officers empowered to issue the license or registration that in the opinion of the director of health the person whose license or registration is suspended is no longer a drug dependent person, and upon that notice the license or registration may be reissued by the board, commission, officer, or officers empowered to issue the license or registration.

History of Section.
(P.L. 1974, ch. 183, § 2.)