§ 5-29-12. Refusal of licensure.
(a) The director upon recommendation from the board shall, after due notice and a hearing in accordance with procedures set forth in this chapter, refuse to grant the original license provided for in this chapter to any podiatrist and/or applicant who is not of good moral character, who does not meet the requirements for licensure set forth in this chapter and regulations established by the board or director, who has violated any law involving moral turpitude or affecting the ability of any podiatrist and/or applicant to practice podiatry or who has been found guilty in another state of conduct which if committed in Rhode Island would constitute unprofessional conduct as defined by the general laws and regulations adopted pursuant to the general laws.
(b) The director shall serve a copy of the decision or ruling upon any person whose original certificate has been refused.
(P.L. 1988, ch. 274, § 2.)