[Part iii.] CONTINUING EDUCATION COURSE PROVIDERS
§431:9A-151 Continuing education course provider certificate. (a) An approved continuing education course shall be offered only by a person who has a valid continuing education course provider certificate. Any person seeking a continuing education course provider certificate shall submit to the commissioner at least sixty days prior to the date the course will be offered:
(1) An application in duplicate on a form prescribed by the commissioner; and
(2) The appropriate application fee.
(b) A continuing education [course] provider, who is seeking renewal of the certificate, shall submit to the commissioner at least sixty days prior to the expiration of the certificate:
(1) A renewal application in duplicate in a form prescribed by the commissioner; and
(2) The appropriate renewal application fee.
(c) The continuing education course provider certificate:
(1) Shall expire:
(A) On July 1 of the calendar year immediately following the calendar year the application for the initial certificate was received, if the application was received in the months of January through June; or
(B) On July 1 of the second calendar year following the calendar year the application for the initial certificate was received, if the application was received in the months of July through December; and
(2) May thereafter be renewed by application for a period of one year beginning on July 1 and ending on July 1 of the following calendar year,
unless the certificate is earlier suspended or revoked by the commissioner.
(d) An application may be denied, or the continuing education course provider certificate may be suspended or revoked, if the commissioner determines that the applicant or an officer, director, partner, or owner of an applicant entity:
(1) Is not qualified to perform the duties and responsibilities listed in this chapter;
(2) Engaged in false, fraudulent, or deceptive advertising or in making false or untruthful statements to the public or the commissioner;
(3) Procured any past license or regulatory approval through fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit;
(4) Aided and abetted an unlicensed person in performing, directly or indirectly, any activities requiring a license;
(5) Failed to maintain a record or history of competency, trustworthiness, fair dealing, or financial integrity;
(6) Engaged in business under a past or present license issued pursuant to licensing laws, in a matter causing injury to one or more members of the public;
(7) Failed to comply, observe, or adhere to any law in a manner such that the commissioner deems the applicant to be unfit for approval;
(8) Has been refused a professional, occupational, or vocational license, has had such a license suspended, revoked, or restricted, or has been fined or placed on probation by any licensing authority; or
(9) Has been convicted of a felony or a misdemeanor involving a fraudulent act or an act of dishonesty in the acceptance, custody, or payment of money or property. [L 2003, c 55, pt of §1; am L 2006, c 154, §33]