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§ 1654. Substantial Relationship Criteria.


Barclays Official California Code of Regulations Currentness
Title 16. Professional and Vocational Regulations
Division 16. Osteopathic Medical Board of California
Article 12. Substantial Relationship and Rehabilitation Criteria; Petitions for Modification of Penalty or Reinstatement (Refs & Annos)
16 CCR § 1654
§ 1654. Substantial Relationship Criteria.
(a) For purposes of denial, suspension, or revocation of a certificate pursuant to Section 141 or Code Division 1.5 (commencing with Code Section 475), a crime, professional misconduct, or act shall be considered to be substantially related to the qualifications, functions or duties of a person holding a certificate under the Osteopathic Act, if to a substantial degree, it evidences present or potential unfitness of a person holding the certificate to perform the functions of a physician and surgeon in a manner consistent with the public health, safety, or welfare.
(b) In making the substantial relationship determination required under subdivision (a) for a crime, the Board shall consider the following criteria:
(1) The nature and gravity of the offense;
(2) The number of years that have elapsed since the date of the offense;
(3) How the offense relates to the nature and duties of a physician and surgeon.
(c) For purposes of subdivision (a), substantially related crimes, professional misconduct, or acts shall include, but are not limited to, the following:
(1) Any violation of Article 6, Chapter 1, Division 2 of the Code;
(2) Any violation of the provisions of the Osteopathic Act or the Medical Practice Act.
Note: Authority cited: Sections 141, 480, 481, 2018 and 3600-1, Business and Professions Code. Reference: Sections 480, 481, 490 and 493, Business and Professions Code.
1. Repealer of Chapter 16 (Sections 1600-1697, not consecutive) and new Chapter 16 (Sections 1600-1697, not consecutive and Appendix) filed 12-10-87; operative 1-9-88 (Register 87, No. 52). For prior history, see Registers 81, No. 50; 81, No. 36; 81, No. 9; 80, No. 40; 78, No. 15; 77, No. 21; and 63, No. 25.
2. Amendment of section and Note filed 5-17-2021; operative 5-17-2021 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(b)(3) (Register 2021, No. 21). 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 6/17/22 Register 2022, No. 24
16 CCR § 1654, 16 CA ADC § 1654
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