Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.05 - Fines and Penalties; Name and Address Changes

Current through Rules and Regulations filed through April 4, 2022

(1) Upon finding that a violation has occurred, in accordance with O.C.G.A. §§ 43-11A-15 and 43-1-19, the Board has the authority to sanction any license issued, deny a license, or refuse to renew a license.
(2) The Board may impose any or all of the following:
(a) Public or Private Reprimand;
(b) Letter of Concern;
(c) Imposition of Fine(s);
(d) Period of Probation.
(3) With respect to unlicensed practice, the board may consider each day as a separate violation.
(4) Mitigating circumstances may be taken into account in varying the sanctions subject to the Board's discretion. Mitigating circumstances shall not include failure to notify the board of an address change or failure to receive a renewal application.
(5) Name Change. A name change request shall be accompanied by a copy of the marriage certificate, court order, or other documentation of a legal name change.
(6) Change of Address. It is the duty of each licensee to maintain with the Board a current mailing address, physical address, telephone number and e-mail address. Licensees may update this information online or submit changes to the Board's administrative staff to update their record.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 157-2-.05
O.C.G.A. §§ 43-1-19, 43-11A-7, 43-11A-14.
Original Rule entitled "Fines and Penalties" adopted. F. Apr. 1, 2002; eff. Apr. 21, 2002. Repealed: New Rule entitled "Fines and Penalties; Name and Address Changes" adopted. F. Dec. 3, 2004; eff. Dec. 23, 2004. Amended: F. Aug. 28, 2017; eff. Sept. 17, 2017.

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