PUBLIC LAW 86-708-SEPT. 6, 1960
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SEC. 13. (a) The Commissioners are authorized and empowered after public hearing, to determine and from time to time to increase or decrease fees for all services rendered under authority of any provision of this Act, including fees for the following services: (1) For licenses and renewals thereof; (2) for repeat examinations; (3) for the evaluation of each school record of a candidate for admission to a school of practical nursing; (4) for verification of records; (5) for a duplicate license to practice as a licensed practical nurse upon proof acceptable to the Commissioners that the original license has been lost or destroyed; (6) for duplicate certificates of renewal of licenses; (7) for mailing a certificate a second time if no timely notification of change of address has been made; (8) for the proctoring of out-ofState applicants when the examination is held at a time other than the regular examination of the District of Columbia. The Commissioners shall fix such fees in such amounts, as will, in the judgment of the Commissioners, approximate the cost to the District of Columbia of such services. (b) All moneys collected for fees and charges under this Act shall be paid into the Treasury to the credit of the District of Columbia, lic^ns^e? ^^^^°'^ °^ SEC. 14. The Commissioners are authorized and empowered to deny, revoke, or suspend any license, or certificate of renewal of license, issued by the Commissioners or applied for in accordance with the provisions of this Act if the applicant or holder thereof — (1) has been guilty of fraud or deceit in procuring or attempting to procure any license, or renewal thereof provided for in this Act; (2) has been convicted of a crime involving moral turpitude; (3) is an intemperate consumer of intoxicating liquors or is addicted to the use of habit-forming drugs; (4) has been guilty of unprofessional conduct; (5) has willfully or repeatedly violated any of the provisions of this Act or rules or regulations promulgated by the Commissioners pursuant to authority contained in this Act; or (6) is mentally incompetent: Provided, That said denial, revocation, or suspension shall be made only upon specific charges in writing. A certified copy of any such charge and at least five days' notice of the hearing of the same shall be served upon the holder of or applicant for such license. The Commissioners are hereby authorized to furnish a list of names and addresses of persons to whom licenses, or renewal of licenses, have been denied, revoked, or suspended under this section to the board of examiners of a State, territory, or possession of the United States, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, or a foreign country, upon written request of such board. ^p^^' SEC. 15. Any person aggrieved by any final decision or final order of the Commissioners denying, suspending, or revoking any license, or renewal of license, issued or applied for under this Act may obtain a review thereof in the municipal court of appeals for the District of Columbia, and may seek a review by the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit of any judgment of the Municipal Court of Appeals entered pursuant to its review of any such decision or order, all in accordance with subsection (f) of section 7 56 Stat. 195. of f^Q ^(jt approvcd April 1, 1942, as added by the Act approved 77^: ^- c°^^ ^1- August 31, 1954 (68 Stat. 1048). tai^'ing'^dilfomaf'^ ^ ^ - ^^- ^^ sh.a\l be uulawful for any person in the District of ip oma. (Columbia to (a) sell or fraudulently obtain or furnish any diploma, license, or record required by this Act, or required by the Commissioners under authority of this Act, or aid or abet in the selling, fraudulently obtaining or furnishing thereof; (b) practice nursing as a licensed practical nurse under cover of any diploma, license, or