(1) Upon finding that a violation has occurred, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 43-1-19 and 43-24A-7, the Board has the authority to refuse to grant a license to a person, revoke the license of a person licensed by the Board, discipline or sanction a person licensed by the Board, or, refuse to renew a license.(2) In addition, the Board may impose any or all, but not limited to, the following:(a) Public or Private Reprimand;(c) Imposition of Fine(s);(e) Cease and Desist Order;(f) Any other action the Board may deem appropriate, up to and including possible suspension and/or revocation of the professional license.(3) The Board may consider each violation as a separate violation and impose a fine of not more than $500 for each convicted offense, $1000 per subsequent conviction and/or possible imprisonment, in accordance with O.C.G.A. § 43-1-20 and 43-24A-24.(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 or reminder notice.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 345-10-.01
Authority O.C.G.A. Secs. 43-1-10, 43-1-19, 43-1-20, 43-1-24, 43-1 25, 43-24A-3, 43-24A-7, 43-24A-8, 43-24A-10, 43-24A-14, 43-24A-15, 43-24A-17, 43-24A-18, 50-13-3.Original Rule entitled "General Provisions" adopted. F. July 5, 2007; eff. July 25, 2007.Repealed: New Rule of same title adopted. F. Nov. 3, 2010; eff. Nov. 23, 2010.