Title 5
Businesses and Professions

Chapter 92
Genetic Counselors Licensing Act

R.I. Gen. Laws § 5-92-9

§ 5-92-9. Grounds for denial — Refusal to renew — Revocation — Suspension or cancellation of genetic counselor license.

The department may deny or refuse to renew a license or, after a hearing, revoke, suspend, or cancel the license or place on probation, reprimand, censure, or otherwise discipline a licensee upon proof satisfactory to the department that the person has:

(1) Obtained or attempted to obtain a license by fraud or deception;

(2) Been convicted of an offense warranting disqualification in accordance with the standards and procedures established in § 28-5.1-14;

(3) Been adjudged mentally ill or incompetent by a court of competent jurisdiction;

(4) Used illicit drugs or intoxicating liquors to an extent which adversely affects his or her practice;

(5) Engaged in unethical or unprofessional conduct including, but not limited to, willful acts, negligence, or incompetence in the course of professional practice;

(6) Violated any lawful order, rule, or regulation rendered or adopted by the department; or

(7) Been refused issuance or been disciplined in connection with a license issued by any other state or country.

History of Section.
P.L. 2022, ch. 301, § 1, effective June 29, 2022; P.L. 2022, ch. 302, § 1, effective June 29, 2022.