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§ 6713. Enforcement, refusal, suspension or revocation of license

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated StatutesTitle 24 P.S. Education

Purdon's Pennsylvania Statutes and Consolidated Statutes
Title 24 P.S. Education
Chapter 43. Private Academic Schools Act (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 6713
§ 6713. Enforcement, refusal, suspension or revocation of license
(a) General rule.--The board shall have the power to take appropriate necessary action for the enforcement of its policies, rules and regulations.
(b) Refusal to issue, suspension of and revocation of license.--The board shall have the power to refuse to issue, suspend or revoke a license if it finds that:
(1) The licensee has violated any of the provisions of this act or any of the rules and regulations of the board.
(2) The applicant or licensee has knowingly presented to the board false, incomplete or misleading information relating to licensure.
(3) The applicant or licensee has pleaded guilty, entered a plea of nolo contendere or has been found guilty of a crime constituting a misdemeanor or felony by a judge or jury in any state or Federal court.
(4) The applicant or licensee has failed or refused to permit the board or its representatives to inspect the school or classes or has failed or refused to make available to the board, at any time when requested to do so, full information pertaining to any or all items of information contained in an application for license or pertaining to the operation of the private academic school.
(5) The applicant has failed or refused to submit to the board an application for license or renewal in the manner and form prescribed.
(6) A private academic school has failed or refused to prominently display on the school's premises the current approved license where it may be inspected by students, visitors or designated officials of the board.
(7) The applicant or licensee has failed to provide or maintain premises, equipment or conditions which are adequate, safe and sanitary in accordance with such standards of the Commonwealth or any of its political subdivisions that are applicable to the premises and equipment.
(8) The licensee has perpetrated fraud or deceit in written or oral advertising of the school or classes or in presenting to prospective students written or oral information relating to the school or classes, employment opportunities or opportunities for enrollment in institutions of higher learning.
(9) The licensee has failed to provide and maintain adequate premises, equipment, instructional materials or supplies or has exceeded the maximum enrollment for which the school was licensed.
(10) The licensee has failed to provide and maintain adequate standards of instruction or an adequate number of qualified teachers, professional staff and a director.
(11) The applicant or licensee is unable to provide and maintain financial resources in sufficient amount to equip and maintain adequately and effectively the school or classes.
(12) The licensee has moved the school into new premises or facilities without notifying the board and before receiving approval from the board.
(13) The licensee has offered instruction in programs or courses which have not been approved and authorized by the board.
(14) There was a change in the ownership of the school without notification to and approval from the board.
(15) The school was operated or conducted under an ownership arrangement not approved by the board.
(16) The licensee has had the license of a school suspended or revoked in this Commonwealth or in another state.
(c) Adjudicatory procedure.--The procedure to be followed in the refusal, suspension and revocation of licenses and in appeals taken from those actions shall be in accordance with Title 2 of the Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes (relating to administrative law and procedure).
(d) Reinstatement of license.--Unless directed to do so by court order, the board shall not, for a period of five years following revocation, reinstate the license of a private academic school which has been revoked. The school shall be required to reapply as a new licensee in accordance with the provisions of this act.

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1988, Jan. 28, P.L. 24, No. 11, § 13, effective Jan. 1, 1988.
24 P.S. § 6713, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6713
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 29. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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