Maine Revised Statutes

§12273-A. Denial or refusal to renew license; disciplinary action

In addition to the grounds enumerated in Title 10, section 8003, subsection 5-A, paragraph A, the board may deny a license, refuse to renew a license or impose the disciplinary sanctions authorized by Title 10, section 8003, subsection 5-A for: [2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW).]

1. Loss of authority in other state.   Cancellation, revocation, suspension or refusal to renew authority to engage in the practice of public accountancy in any other state for any cause;
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW) .]
2. Failure to maintain compliance.   Failure, on the part of an applicant or a licensee to maintain compliance with the requirements for issuance or renewal of that license or to report the changes to the board required by section 12252, subsection 6;
[ 2009, c. 242, §23 (AMD) .]
3. Revocation or suspension of right to practice.   Revocation or suspension of the right to practice before any state or federal agency;
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW) .]
4. Dishonesty, fraud, gross negligence, failure to file.   Dishonesty, fraud or gross negligence in the practice of public accountancy or in the filing or failure to file the licensee's own income tax returns;
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW) .]
5. Fraud.   Performance of any fraudulent act while holding a license issued under this chapter or a certificate or license issued under prior law; and
[ 2009, c. 242, §24 (AMD) .]
6. Adverse conduct.   Any conduct reflecting adversely upon the licensee's fitness to engage in the practice of public accountancy.
[ 2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 402, Pt. Z, §20 (NEW). 2009, c. 242, §§23, 24 (AMD).