[ 448-26] Discipline based on action taken by another state or federal agency; conditions; prohibition on practice. (a) Upon receipt of evidence of revocation, suspension, or other disciplinary action against a licensee by another state or federal agency, the board may issue an order imposing disciplinary action upon the licensee on the following conditions:
Terms Used In Hawaii Revised Statutes 448-26
- board: means the board of dentistry. See Hawaii Revised Statutes 448-5
- Evidence: Information presented in testimony or in documents that is used to persuade the fact finder (judge or jury) to decide the case for one side or the other.
(1) The board shall serve the licensee with a proposed order imposing disciplinary action as required by chapter 91;
(2) The licensee shall have the right to request a hearing pursuant to chapter 91 to show cause why the action described in the proposed order should not be imposed;
(3) Any request for a hearing shall be made in writing and filed with the board within twenty days after mailing of the proposed order to the licensee; and
(4) If the licensee does not submit a written request for a hearing within twenty days after mailing of the proposed order, the board shall issue a final order imposing the disciplinary action described in the proposed order.
(b) A certified copy of the disciplinary action by another state or federal agency shall constitute prima facie evidence of the disciplinary action.
(c) A licensee against whom the board has issued a proposed order under this section shall be prohibited from practicing in this State until the board issues a final order if:
(1) The licensee was the subject of disciplinary action by another state; and
(2) The disciplinary action by another state prohibits the licensee from practicing in that state.
(d) In addition to the provisions of this section, the board may take any other action authorized by this chapter or chapter 436B.
(e) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, the final order of discipline taken pursuant to this section shall be a matter of public record.