Pennsylvania Department of State Announces Disciplinary Actions Taken Against 130 Licensed, Commissioned Professionals, Organizations

Jan 07, 2013, 11:47 ET from Pennsylvania Department of State

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of State took disciplinary actions against 130 licensed or commissioned professionals and organizations during the month of December, 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 ; 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: Nick Winkler, 717-783-1621

SOURCE Pennsylvania Department of State