64B7-30.002 Disciplinary Guidelines
The provisions of subsections (1) through (4) above are not intended and shall not be construed to limit the ability of the Board to informally dispose of disciplinary actions by stipulation, agreed settlement, or consent order pursuant to Section 120.57(4), F.S.
The provisions of subsections (1) through (4) above are not intended and shall not be construed to limit the ability of the Board to pursue or recommend the Department pursue collateral, civil or criminal actions when appropriate.
In any proceeding where the Board is authorized to take disciplinary action, the Board will also impose costs of investigation and prosecution as authorized by Section 456.072(4), F.S.
Whenever the Board, in accordance with this rule, imposes a monetary fine against a respondent in an Administrative Complaint, it shall also impose a suspension of the respondent’s license until the fine is paid. However, to enable the respondent to pay the monies fine, the Board shall stay the imposition of the suspension for the same time period as specified, in accordance with Rule 64B7-24.016, F.A.C., for payment of the monies fine. If the fine is paid within the specified time, then the order of suspension shall not take effect; if the fine is paid after the order of suspension has taken effect, then the suspension shall be lifted.
For the purposes of Sections 480.033(4) and 480.047(1)(a), F.S., “Compensation” is defined as the payment of money or its equivalent; the receipt or delivery of property; the performance of a service; or the receipt or delivery of anything of value, to the person giving a massage in exchange for massage services.