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§ 6513. 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 41. Private Licensed Schools Act (Refs & Annos)
24 P.S. § 6513
§ 6513. 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) Suspension 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 licensed 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 licensed school has failed or refused to 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) A licensed admissions representative has failed or refused to display or produce his or her license when requested to do so by prospective students or designated officials of the board.
(8) 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.
(9) 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.
(10) The licensee is employing admissions representatives who have not been licensed by the board.
(11) The licensee has failed to provide and maintain adequate premises, equipment, materials or supplies or has exceeded the maximum enrollment for which the school was licensed or program or course approved.
(12) The licensee has failed to provide and maintain adequate standards of instruction or an adequate and qualified administrative, supervisory or instructional staff.
(13) 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.
(14) The licensee has moved the school into new premises or facilities without notifying the board and before receiving approval from the board.
(15) The licensee has offered training or instruction in programs or courses which have not been approved and authorized by the board.
(16) A licensed admissions representative has solicited prospective students to enroll in a school which has not been registered or licensed by the board or which is not listed on his or her license.
(17) There was a change in the ownership of the school without notification to and approval from the board.
(18) The school was operated or conducted under an ownership arrangement not approved by the board.
(19) The licensee has had the license of a school suspended or revoked 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 licensed school or admissions representative which has been revoked. The school or representative shall be required to reapply as a new licensee in accordance with the provisions of this act.

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1986, Dec. 15, P.L. 1585, No. 174, § 13, effective Jan. 1, 1987.
24 P.S. § 6513, PA ST 24 P.S. § 6513
Current through 2022 Regular Session Act 29. Some statute sections may be more current, see credits for details.
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