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(420 ILCS 44/45)
Grounds for disciplinary action.
The Agency may refuse to
issue or to renew, or may revoke, suspend, or
take other disciplinary action as the Agency may deem proper, including
fines not to exceed $1,000 for each violation, with regard to any license for
any one or combination of the following causes:
(a) Violation of this Act or its rules.
(b) Conviction of a crime under the laws of any
United States jurisdiction that is a felony or of any crime that directly relates to the practice of detecting or reducing the presence of radon or radon progeny. Consideration of such conviction of an applicant shall be in accordance with Section 46.
(c) Making a misrepresentation for the purpose of
(d) Professional incompetence or gross negligence in
the practice of detecting or reducing the presence of radon or radon progeny.
(e) Gross malpractice, prima facie evidence of which
may be a conviction or judgment of malpractice in a court of competent jurisdiction.
(f) Aiding or assisting another person in violating a
provision of this Act or its rules.
(g) Failing, within 60 days, to provide information
in response to a written request made by the Agency that has been sent by mail to the licensee's last known address.
(h) Engaging in dishonorable, unethical, or
unprofessional conduct of a character likely to deceive, defraud, or harm the public.
(i) Habitual or excessive use or addiction to
alcohol, narcotics, stimulants, or any other chemical agent or drug that results in the inability to practice with reasonable judgment, skill, or safety.
(j) Discipline by another United States jurisdiction
or foreign nation, if at least one of the grounds for the discipline is the same or substantially equivalent to those set forth in this Section.
(k) Directly or indirectly giving to or receiving
from a person any fee, commission, rebate, or other form of compensation for a professional service not actually or personally rendered.
(l) A finding by the Agency that the licensee has
violated the terms of a license.
(m) Conviction by a court of competent jurisdiction,
either within or outside of this State, of a violation of a law governing the practice of detecting or reducing the presence of radon or radon progeny if the Agency determines after investigation that the person has not been sufficiently rehabilitated to warrant the public trust.
(n) A finding by the Agency that a license has been
applied for or obtained by fraudulent means.
(o) Practicing or attempting to practice under a name
other than the full name as shown on the license or any other authorized name.
(p) Gross and willful overcharging for professional
services, including filing false statements for collection of fees or moneys for which services are not rendered.
(q) Failure to file a return or to pay the tax,
penalty, or interest shown in a filed return, or to pay any final assessment of tax, penalty, or interest, as required by a tax Act administered by the Department of Revenue, until such time as the requirements of any such tax Act are satisfied.
(s) Failure to meet child support orders, as provided
in Section 10-65 of the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act.
(t) Failure to pay a fee or civil penalty properly
(Source: P.A. 100-286, eff. 1-1-18; 100-872, eff. 8-14-18.)