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- the committee shall establish criteria for the acceptance, denial or termination of licensees in a diversion program. unless ordered by the committee as a condition of a licensee disciplinary probation, only those licensee who have voluntarily requested diversion treatment and supervision by a diversion evaluation committee shall participate in a diversion program
- a licensee who is not the subject of a current investigation may self refer to the diversion program on a confidential basis, except as provided in subdivision
-a licensee under current investigation by the committee may also request entry into a diversion program by contracting the committee. the committee may refer the license requesting participation in the program to a diversion evaluation committee for evaluation of eligibility. prior to authorizing a licensee to enter into the diversion program, the committee may require the licensee, while under current investigation for any violation of this article or other violation, to execute a statement of understanding that states that the licensee understands that his or her violation of this article or other statutes, that would otherwise be the biases for discipline may still be investigated and the subject of disciplinary action
- if the reasons for a current investigation of a licensee are based primarily on the self-adminstation of any controlled substances or dangerous drugs or alcohol under section 1951, or the illegal possession, prescription, or nonviolent procurement of any controlled substance or dangerous drugs for self-adminstation that does not involve actual, direct harm to the public, the committee shall close the investigation without further action if the licensee is accepted into the committee diversion program and successfully completes the requirements of the program. if the licensee withdrawals or is terminated from the program by a diversion evaluation committee, the investigation shall be reopened and disciplinary action imposed, if warranted, as determined by the committee
-neither acceptance nor participation in the diversion program shall preclude the committee from investigating or continuing to investigate, or taking disciplinary action or continuing to take disciplinary action against, any licensee for any unprofessional conduct committed before, during or after participation in the diversion program
- all licensee shall sign an agreement of understanding that the withdrawal or termination from the diversion program at a time when a diversion evaluation, committee determines the licensee presents a treat to the public's health and safety shall result in the utilization by the committee of diversion treatment records in disciplinary or criminal proceeding
- any licensee terminated from the diversion program for failure to comply with program requirements is subject to disciplinary action by the committee for acts committed before, during, and after participation in the diversion program. a licensee who have been under investigation by the committee and has been terminated from the diversion program by a diversion evaluation committee shall be reported by the diversion evaluation committee to the committee