21 NCAC 68 .0605             METHOD OF DISCIPLINE

(a)  In the course of the disciplinary investigation or hearing the Board may:

(1)           Deny a credential;

(2)           Revoke a credential;

(3)           Suspend a credential until further order of the Board or for a specified period of time;

(4)           Admonish, reprimand, or censure the Respondent; or

(5)           Take other actions not to be considered a disciplinary action, including a letter of caution or letter of warning with the consent of the Respondent.

(b)  Disciplinary or other actions by the Board with the Respondent's consent may be stayed for an additional period of time while the Respondent satisfies all of the conditions of the consent order based on the Respondent's failure to complete the order for reasons outside the Respondent's control.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 90-113.30; 90-113.33; 90-113.34; 90-113.37; 90-113.43; 90-113.44; 90-113.45;

Temporary Adoption Eff. October 23, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Eff. February 1, 1996;

Amended Eff. April 1, 2011.