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2018 legislative session.

Title 26 : Professions and Occupations

Chapter 001 : ACCOUNTANTS

Subchapter 004 : DISCIPLINE

(Cite as: 26 V.S.A. § 78)
  • § 78. Disciplinary matters

    (a) In addition to other powers specifically established by law, the board may:

    (1) Refuse to accept the return of a license tendered by the subject of a disciplinary investigation;

    (2) Refuse to license a person who is under investigation in another jurisdiction for an offense which would constitute unprofessional conduct in this state; and

    (3) Issue warnings and reprimands, condition, suspend, revoke, or reinstate licenses and order restitution to aggrieved consumers.

    (b) The board shall accept complaints from any member of the public, any licensee, any state or federal agency, or the attorney general. The board may initiate disciplinary action in any complaint against a licensee and may act without having received a complaint.

    (c) After hearing, the board may take disciplinary action against a licensee, registrant, or applicant found guilty of unprofessional conduct.

    (d) On petition, the board may reinstate any license or registration it earlier conditioned, revoked, or suspended.

    (e) Appeals from final board decisions shall be taken in accordance with 3 V.S.A. § 130a. (Added 1975, No. 89, § 13; amended 1981, No. 161 (Adj. Sess.), § 2; 2001, No. 129 (Adj. Sess.), § 17; eff. June 13, 2002.)