Section 34-24-609

Disciplinary action and sanctions.

(a) A violation of this article or a rule adopted under this article is grounds for disciplinary action and sanctions against a registrant as provided in this section.

(b) A violation of this article may be enforced in the same manner as any other violation of Sections 20-2-50 to 20-2-58, inclusive.

(c) Any violation of this article or a rule adopted under this article shall be prosecuted against and in the name of the registrant or registrants participating in the alleged violation.

(d) In addition to the requirements, sanctions, and punishment provided by Sections 20-2-50 to 20-2-58, inclusive, the board may impose the following sanctions:

(1) The failure to register shall be punishable by a fine up to ten thousand dollars ($10,000) per violation, or the revocation of the registration, or both.

(2) A violation of any other requirements under this article by a physician, including a medical director, shall be punishable by a fine up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) per violation, or the revocation of the registration, or both.

(3) If a practice location has two or more physicians that violate this article within one year, the board shall report the violations to the appropriate licensing agency that regulates the practice location.

(Act 2013-257, p. 673, §1.)