2006 Code of Virginia § 54.1-3224 - Denial, etc., of TPA certification; disciplinary actions; summary suspension under certain circumst...

54.1-3224. Denial, etc., of TPA certification; disciplinary actions;summary suspension under certain circumstances.

A. The Board of Optometry may deny, refuse to renew, revoke, or suspend anyTPA-certificate issued to a TPA-certified optometrist, or applied for by alicensed optometrist in accordance with the provisions of this article, ormay discipline or reprimand any certificate holder for violations of thischapter or the Board's regulations.

B. The Board may take action summarily to suspend a TPA-certifiedoptometrist's certification under this section by means of a telephoneconference call if, in the opinion of a majority of the Board, (i) a goodfaith effort to convene a regular meeting of the Board has failed and (ii)there is an imminent danger to the public health or safety which warrantsthis action.

(1996, cc. 152, 158.)

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