§452-24  Disciplinary actions.  (a)  In addition to any other actions authorized by law, the board may take disciplinary action against any licensee, including, but not limited to, revocation, suspension, fine, or a combination thereof, or may refuse to grant or renew a license for any cause authorized by law, including but not limited to the following:

     (1)  Procuring a license through fraud, misrepresentation, or deceit or permitting an unlicensed person to perform activities which require a license under this chapter;

     (2)  Conviction of any crime involving moral turpitude;

     (3)  Practicing massage while the ability to practice is impaired by alcohol, drugs, physical disability, or mental instability;

     (4)  Failure to display a license as provided in this chapter;

     (5)  Professional misconduct, gross carelessness, or manifest incapacity in the practice of massage;

     (6)  Violating this chapter or the rules adopted pursuant thereto;

     (7)  Failing to comply with a board order;

     (8)  Any other conduct constituting fraudulent or dishonest dealings;

     (9)  Making a false statement on any document submitted or required to be filed by this chapter; or

    (10)  Any representation, or the use of any designation, which states or implies that the person is able to perform a technique of massage which the person is not trained to perform.

     (b)  Any person who violates any of the provisions of this chapter or the rules adopted pursuant thereto shall be fined not less than $250 nor more than $2,000 for each violation. [L 1986, c 99, §1 and c 310, §2; am L 1992, c 202, §97; am L 2020, c 64, §3]