HARRISBURG, Pa., May 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of State took disciplinary actions against 179 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations during the month of April, Secretary of the Commonwealth Carol Aichele announced today.
A comprehensive list of sanctions imposed by the Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs is available online at www.dos.state.pa.us; click on "Licensing" and then "Disciplinary Actions" from the left-hand side of the page.
Each entry includes the name of the respondent, address, sanction imposed, a brief description of the basis for the disciplinary or corrective measure and the effective date.
Anyone who suspects unlicensed activity by an individual or facility, or who has been a victim of unethical treatment, can file a complaint either online or through the bureau's hotline at 1-800-822-2113.
The bureau's 29 boards and commissions license and oversee more than 900,000 active professionals and businesses, including a range of occupations in health and business-related fields.
Violations of the law or state regulations may result in disciplinary actions of civil penalties and the suspension or revocation of a license.
Media contact: Ron Ruman, 717-783-1621
SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of State