13A.12.05.01

.01 Definitions.

A. In this chapter, the following terms have the meanings indicated.

B. Terms Defined.

(1) "Charge" means the written cause upon which a proposed suspension or revocation is based.

(2) "Revocation" means that the right to hold a certificate is withdrawn permanently.

(3) "Suspension" means that the right to hold a certificate is withdrawn for a specified period of time.

(4) "Voluntarily surrendered" means a certificate holder relinquishes the certificate to avoid the formal suspension or revocation process or as part of a settlement made with an employer to avoid the formal suspension or revocation process.