(1) The board authorizes the department to: 

(a) administratively suspend licenses for deficiencies set forth in 37-1-321(1)(a) though (e), MCA; or

(b) file a complaint pertaining to the deficiencies in (1) that are based on repeated or egregious conduct, or that have co-occurring misconduct allegations that directly implicate public safety and may warrant formal disciplinary action.

(2) An administrative suspension is not a negative, adverse, or disciplinary action under Title 37, MCA, and is not reportable under the department's licensee lookup and license verification databank.

History: 37-1-131, MCA; IMP, 37-1-321, MCA; NEW, 2023 MAR p. 1095, Eff. 9/23/23.