The board may suspend any registrant, refuse to renew or revoke the certificate of any registrant, reprimand any registrant, place any registrant on probation, or impose an administrative fine of up to one thousand dollars ($1,000) per violation when the registrant is found guilty by the board of:
(1) Fraud or deceit in obtaining a license;

Terms Used In Kentucky Statutes 322A.100

  • Board: means the Kentucky Board of Registration for Professional Geologists. See Kentucky Statutes 322A.010
  • Conviction: A judgement of guilt against a criminal defendant.
  • Fraud: Intentional deception resulting in injury to another.
  • Geology: means the science which treats the earth as a whole. See Kentucky Statutes 322A.010
  • 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 any felony, a felony involving sexual misconduct, or a crime where dishonesty is a necessary element;
(4) Violation of the code of ethics promulgated by the board; or
(5) The commission of any unlawful act as set forth in KRS § 322A.990.
Effective: July 12, 2012
History: Amended 2012 Ky. Acts ch. 140, sec. 7, effective July 12, 2012. — Created
1992 Ky. Acts ch. 64, sec. 10, effective July 14, 1992.