Section 13A-9-21

Submitting of false or fraudulent application for certificate of qualification or license to practice medicine.

(a) A person commits the crime of submitting a false or fraudulent application for a certificate of qualification or license to practice medicine if:

(1) In connection with the submission of an application for a certificate of qualification or license to practice medicine, he submits or causes some other person to submit any materially false, fraudulent or deceptive statement in any document connected with the application for certificate of qualification or a license to practice medicine.

(2) In connection with the submission of an application for a certificate of qualification or license to practice medicine, he makes or causes another person to make any false, fraudulent or deceptive statement to the employees, agents or members of the Medical Licensure Commission or Board of Medical Examiners to whom he has submitted an application for a license.

(3) In connection with sitting for an examination administered by the Board of Medical Examiners, he attempts to give assistance to another or attempts to use the assistance of another in answering questions or solving problems contained in the licensing examination.

(4) In connection with sitting for an examination administered by the Board of Medical Examiners, he attempts to use unauthorized notes, symbols of other memorandums to assist him in answering questions or solving problems contained in the licensing examination during the actual administration of the licensing examination.

(5) In connection with sitting for an examination administered by the Board of Medical Examiners, he attempts to use an unauthorized copy of the licensing examination obtained by himself or another person in preparing to sit for the licensing examination.

(6) In connection with an examination administered by the Board of Medical Examiners he attempts to make or obtain an unauthorized copy of the examination or questions of the examination or retains a copy of the examination or a question of the examination which he is directed to return to the board.

(b) Submitting a false or fraudulent application is a Class C felony.

(Acts 1986, No. 86-538, p. 1049.)