Sec. 1. The board may suspend, refuse to renew the license of, revoke the license of, reprimand, or place on probation a licensed professional geologist when the licensed professional geologist is found responsible by the board for any of the following:

(1) Fraud or deceit in obtaining licensure.

Terms Used In Indiana Code 25-17.6-8-1

  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Felony: A crime carrying a penalty of more than a year in prison.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Probation: A sentencing alternative to imprisonment in which the court releases convicted defendants under supervision as long as certain conditions are observed.
(2) Gross negligence, incompetence, or misconduct in the practice of geology.

(3) Conviction by a court of law of a felony or a crime involving moral turpitude.

(4) Violation of a code of ethics adopted by the board.

(5) The commission of an unlawful act set forth in section 2 of this chapter.

As added by P.L.161-1996, SEC.2. Amended by P.L.17-1999, SEC.32.