Section 25-14-7


Published: 2015

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Section 25-14-7

Section 25-14-7Grounds for disciplinary action.

The following acts constitute grounds for which disciplinary action against a registrant or controlling person may be taken by the director:



(1) Being convicted of or entering a guilty plea or a plea of nolo contendere to, any of the following:



a. A crime in any jurisdiction which relates to the operation of a professional employer organization or the ability to engage in business as a professional employer organization.



b. Fraud, deceit, or misconduct in the classification of employees and reporting of employee wages under the workers' compensation laws of this state.



c. Fraud, deceit, or misconduct in the establishment of or maintenance of workers' compensation coverage, regardless of whether self-insured or otherwise.



d. Fraud, deceit, or misconduct in the operation of a professional employer organization.



(2) Failing to maintain evidence of the workers' compensation insurance coverage required in accordance with this chapter.



(3) Violating this chapter or any lawful order or rule issued under this chapter.



(4) Failing to notify the director in writing of any change of the primary business address or the addresses of any of the registrant's offices in the state.



(5) Being found guilty by a court of competent jurisdiction of a course of conduct or practices which show that the registrant is so incompetent, negligent, dishonest, or untruthful that the money, property, transactions, and rights of investors, or those with whom the registrant may sustain a confidential relation, may not safely be entrusted to the registrant.



(6) Failing to inform the director in writing within 30 days after being convicted, pleading guilty, or entering a plea of nolo contendere to a felony, regardless of adjudication.



(7) Found liable for civil fraud by any court of competent jurisdiction in any state.



(8) Failure to inform the director in writing within 30 days of an adverse material action by a state or federal regulatory agency.

(Act 2006-229, p. 397, §7.)