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Chapter 546-4 PROFESSIONAL CONDUCT

Rule 546-4-.01 Maintaining documents

All immigration assistance providers who are licensed or required to be licensed with the Secretary of State shall preserve records documenting compliance pursuant to O.C.G.A. 43-20A and these rules for at least three years from the date such records were produced. Immigration assistance providers shall preserve client records that contain certain necessary information. Such records shall be subject to reasonable periodic or special inspections by the Secretary of State. An inspection may be made at any time and without prior notice. The Secretary of State may copy and remove any record the Secretary of State reasonably considers necessary or appropriate to conduct the inspection.

Rule 546-4-.02 Obligation to provide notice of pending disciplinary, administrative, civil, or criminal action

1) Any immigration assistance provider shall report in writing immediately to the Secretary of State, Professional Licensing Division if:
a) He or she has been made or is the subject of any disciplinary, administrative, civil, or criminal action; and
b) He or she has been served in any civil complaint or arbitration filed alleging fraud or any violation of any local, state, or federal law.
2) The immigration assistance provider shall provide to the Secretary of State a copy of any notice, order, pleading, indictment, accusation, or similar legal document relating to an action subject to this rule that he or she has in his or her possession.
3) Any licensee who is convicted under the laws of this state, the United States, or any other state, territory, or country of a felony shall be required to notify the Secretary of State, Professional Licensing Division of the conviction within ten days of the conviction.