Montana Code Annotated 2003

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     37-43-313. Disciplinary authority. (1) If the board finds grounds for disciplinary action, as provided in subsection (2), the board may by order:
     (a) require a licensee to repair or reconstruct substandard wells at the licensee's expense to meet board standards;
     (b) require a licensee to take further training or education;
     (c) place probationary terms and conditions on a license;
     (d) suspend a license for a period not to exceed 1 year; or
     (e) revoke a license, specifying that the licensee may not reapply for licensure for a period of 3 years from the date of revocation.
     (2) Grounds for disciplinary action include:
     (a) violating the rules, construction standards, or laws established by the board and this chapter;
     (b) disobeying an order from the board to repair or reconstruct a substandard well;
     (c) violating probationary terms of or conditions on a license;
     (d) misrepresenting facts on well log reports, license or renewal applications, or apprenticeship records or in response to board inquiries; or
     (e) failing to maintain qualifications for licensure as specified in 37-43-305.
     (3) This section may not be interpreted to conflict with the provisions of 37-1-138.

     History: En. Sec. 5, Ch. 284, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 45, Ch. 271, L. 2003.

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