§ 5-36.1-16. Refusal or revocation of a license Process.
(a) The division of professional regulation of the department of health may, after notice and hearing, in its discretion, refuse to grant the license provided for in this chapter to any doctor of naturopathy who has violated any of the laws of the state affecting the ability of any doctor of naturopathy to practice naturopathy, or who had been guilty of unprofessional conduct or conduct of a character likely to deceive or defraud the public, and may, after notice and hearing, revoke or suspend any license issued or granted by it for like causes or for any fraud or deception committed in obtaining the license.
(b) The division of professional regulation of the department of health may refuse to accept the return of a license tendered by the subject of a disciplinary investigation and may notify relevant state, federal, and local agencies and appropriate bodies in other states of the status of any pending or completed disciplinary case against the licensee, provided that notice against the licensee has been served or disciplinary action against that person has been taken.
(c) The division of professional regulation of the department of health shall serve a copy of its decision or ruling upon any person whose certificate has been revoked or refused.
(d) The burden of proof in a disciplinary action shall be on the state to show by a preponderance of the evidence that the person has engaged in unprofessional conduct.
(P.L. 2017, ch. 230, § 1; P.L. 2017, ch. 329, § 1.)