Sec. 49. (1) If a person that holds a license under this act violates this act or a rule
or order promulgated or issued under this act, the department may take 1 or more of
the following actions:
(a) Suspend the person's license.
(b) Deny the renewal of the person's license.
(c) Revoke the person's license.
(d) Assess an administrative fine.
(e) Censure the licensee.
(2) If the department finds that a person that is subject to subsection (1) has violated
this act or a rule promulgated under this act, that person is responsible for the
department's expenses that are related to the investigation and any disciplinary proceeding
for that violation and shall reimburse the department for those expenses. For purposes of this subsection, the department's expenses include, but are not
limited to, salaries and benefits of personnel, travel and any other expenses of those
personnel, and any other expenses incurred by the department in conducting the investigation
and any disciplinary proceeding.
(3) The department may bring an injunctive action in a court of competent jurisdiction
to restrain or prevent a person from violating this act. If successful in obtaining injunctive relief, the department is entitled to its
costs and reasonable attorney fees.
(4) The penalties and remedies under this section and section 49a 1 are independent and cumulative. The imposition of a remedy or penalty against a person under this section or section
49a does not bar the pursuit of any lawful remedy by that person or the pursuit of
a lawful remedy by any other person against that person.
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