It shall be a misdemeanor for any person, including any corporation or association, to:
(a) Sell or fraudulently obtain or furnish any respiratory care provider license or record or aid or abet therein;
(b) Practice as a respiratory care provider under cover of any diploma, license or record illegally or fraudulently obtained or signed or issued or under fraudulent representation;
(c) Practice as a respiratory care provider unless duly licensed to do so under the provisions of this article;
(d) Use in connection with his or her name any designation tending to imply that he or she is licensed to practice as a respiratory care provider unless duly licensed so to practice under the provisions of this article;
(e) Practice as a respiratory care provider during the time his or her license issued under the provisions of this article is suspended or revoked;
(f) Conduct a respiratory care provider licensing program for the preparation of respiratory care provider unless such program has been accredited by the board; or
(g) Otherwise violate any provisions of this article.
Upon conviction, each misdemeanor shall be punishable by a fine of not less than twenty-five nor more than two hundred fifty dollars.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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