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§ 2578. Substantial Relationship Criteria.

16 CA ADC § 2578Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

Barclays California Code of Regulations
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 25. Board of Vocational Nurse and Psychiatric Technician Examiners of the State of California (Refs & Annos)
Chapter 2. Psychiatric Technicians
Article 4. Licenses
16 CCR § 2578
§ 2578. Substantial Relationship Criteria.
(a) For the purposes of denial, suspension, or revocation of a license pursuant to Section 141 or Division 1.5 (commencing with Section 475), or Section 4521 of the Business and Professions Code, a crime, professional misconduct, or act shall be considered to be substantially related to the qualifications, functions or duties of a licensed psychiatric technician if to a substantial degree it evidences present or potential unfitness of a licensed psychiatric technician to perform the functions authorized by the license in a manner consistent with the public health, safety, or welfare.
(b) In making the substantial relationship determination required under subsection (a) for a crime, the Board shall consider the following criteria:
(1) The nature and gravity of the offense.
(2) The number of years elapsed since the date of the offense.
(3) The nature and duties of a psychiatric technician.
(c) For the purposes of subsection (a), a substantially related crime, professional misconduct, or act shall include the following:
(1) Procuring a license by fraud, misrepresentation, or mistake.
(2) A conviction of practicing medicine without a license in violation of Division 2, Chapter 5, (commencing with Section 2000) of the Business and Professions Code.
(3) Violating or attempting to violate, directly or indirectly, or assisting in or abetting the violation of, or conspiring to violate any provision or term of Division 2, Chapter 10, Article 1 (commencing with Section 4500) of the Business and Professions Code.
(4) Aiding or assisting, or agreeing to aid or assist any person or persons, whether a licensed physician or not, in the performance of or arranging for a violation of any of the provisions of Division 2, Chapter 5, Article 12, (commencing with Section 2220) of the Business and Professions Code.
(5) Conviction of a crime or act involving theft, fiscal dishonesty, fraud or deceit.
(6) Any conviction for a crime or act involving the sale, gift, administration, or furnishing of “narcotics or dangerous drugs or dangerous devices” as defined in Section 4022 of the Business and Professions Code.
(7) Conviction for a crime or act involving child, dependent adult, or elder abuse.
(8) Conviction of sex offenses requiring a person to register as a sex offender pursuant to section 290 of the Penal Code.
(9) Conviction for a crime or act involving assault, battery, or other violence including, but not limited to, those violations listed in subsection (d) of Penal Code section 11160.
(10) Conviction for a crime or act involving lewd conduct or sexual misconduct as defined in Business and Professions Code section 726.
(11) Conviction for a crime or act involving the use of drugs or alcohol to an extent or in a manner dangerous to the individual or the public.
(12) Conviction for a crime or act involving harassment, trespassing, or stalking.
(13) Failure to comply with any mandatory reporting requirements related to any of the forgoing convictions or the denial, suspension, or revocation of a license by the Board.

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Note: Authority cited: Sections 481 and 4504, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 141, 480, 481, 490, 493, 4520, 4521, 4521.1 and 4523, Business and Professions Code.
History
1. New section filed 4-10-75; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 75, No. 15).
2. Amendment of subsection (f) filed 5-31-2000; operative 6-30-2000 (Register 2000, No. 22).
3. Amendment of section and Note filed 9-24-2021; operative 9-24-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 39). Filing deadline specified in Government Code section 11349.3(a) extended 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-40-20 and an additional 60 calendar days pursuant to Executive Order N-71-20.
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 16, § 2578, 16 CA ADC § 2578
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