Haw. Code R. § 16-99-113 - Advertising

Current through February, 2022

(a) For purposes of this subchapter, "advertising" means an announcement by a continuing education provider for the purpose of promoting itself as a provider or for soliciting students and includes, but is not limited to, all printed and visual communications, such as newspaper advertisements, direct public mailings, books and periodicals, television and radio commercials, and others.
(b) All advertisements soliciting students shall be of an announcement type listing, and minimally, include the name and address of the continuing education provider, the place where a catalogue or brochure may be obtained, a brief description of the course, a statement that the course can be used for satisfying continuing education requirements, and the number of course hours approved for continuing education.
(c) A continuing education provider shall keep on file at its place of business all advertising materials, subject to inspection and review by the commission upon written request.
(d) A continuing education provider shall not be advertised or be represented as having been "registered" with the commission until the provider has received written notification of its registration from the commission.
(e) All advertising materials and claims shall be free from misrepresentation and fraud.
(f) The commission, at any time, may require that a continuing education provider furnish proof of any of its advertising claims. Retractions of advertising claims may be ordered by the commission, with the retractions published in the same manner as the claims themselves.
(g) A continuing education provider shall be held strictly responsible for the acts and promises of its agents who solicit students.


Haw. Code R. § 16-99-113
[Eff and comp 2/25/91; am and comp 5/21/01] (Auth: HRS §§ 467-4, 467-4.5, 467-11.5) (Imp: HRS §§ 467-4.5, 467-11.5) Comp 12/19/2016

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