ACT 6 of 2018 Notice to Licensees, Registrants, Certificate and Permit Holders

ACT 6 of 2018 Notice to Licensees, Registrants, Certificate and Permit Holders

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The Bureau of Professional & Occupational Affairs has posted the following notice to all professional licensees on the board websites:

IN ADDITION TO ANY EXISTING REPORTING REQUIRED BY A SPECIFIC BOARD OR COMMISSION, EFFECTIVE APRIL 16, 2018, PURSUANT TO ACT 6 of 2018, any person holding a license, registration, certificate or permit issued by a licensing Board or Commission under the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs shall notify the appropriate licensing board/commission within 30 days of the occurrence of any of the following:

  1. a disciplinary action taken by a licensing agency of another jurisdiction.
  2. a finding or verdict of guilt, an admission of guilt, a plea of nolo contendere, probation without verdict, disposition in lieu of trial or an accelerated rehabilitative disposition (ARD) of any felony or misdemeanor offense.

To report a disciplinary action or criminal matter AS SET FORTH ABOVE, log in to the Pennsylvania Licensing System (PALS) and select “MANDATORY REPORTING BY LICENSEES” under the heading “licensing services.”

Source: The Act of February 15, 2018 (P.L. 14, No. 6) (Act 6 of 2018). Act 6 of 2018 can be viewed here.

Contact RCPA Director of Government Affairs Jack Phillips with any questions.

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