TITLE 5
Businesses and Professions

CHAPTER 5-36.1
License of Naturopathy Act of 2017

SECTION 5-36.1-17


§ 5-36.1-17. Complaints.

(a) Any person may report to the division of professional regulation in writing any information the person has reason to believe indicates that a doctor of naturopathy is, or may be, medically or legally incompetent; engaged in the unauthorized practice of naturopathy; guilty of unprofessional conduct; or mentally or physically unable to engage safely in the practice of naturopathy.

(b) Upon receiving a credible complaint or report concerning a licensee, or on its own motion, the division of professional regulation may investigate any evidence that appears to show a licensee may be medically incompetent; guilty of unprofessional conduct; or mentally or physically unable to engage safely in the practice of naturopathy.

(c) Within ten (10) days of receipt thereof, the division of professional regulation shall acknowledge receipt of all reports required by this section and any complaint against a licensee. Within ten (10) days thereafter, the division shall inform any person or entity whose report has resulted in action by the division of the final disposition of the matter.

(d) Any person aggrieved by the decision or ruling of the department of health, or of the division of professional regulation, in regard to any of the provisions of this chapter, may appeal to the superior court in the manner provided for in chapter 35 of title 42.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 230, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 329, § 1.)