|Licensee Name:||SMITH RAY MICHAEL|
|License Type:||GENERAL ANESTHESIA PERMIT|
|License Status:||REVOKED Definition|
|Expiration Date:||December 31, 2013|
|Issue Date:||June 28, 1993|
|37023||SMITH RAY MICHAEL||DENTIST||REVOKED||Yes|
|December 23, 2004||ACCUSATION FILED|
|December 19, 2006||AMENDED ACTION FILED|
|June 12, 2007||REVOCATION, STAYED - PROBATION|
|April 13, 2010||ACCUSATION FILED|
|December 10, 2010||AMENDED ACTION FILED|
|August 16, 2011||AMENDED ACTION FILED|
|September 26, 2011||AMENDED ACTION FILED|
|September 26, 2011||PETITION TO REVOKE PROBATION FILED|
|January 09, 2012||PETITION TO REVOKE PROBATION FILED|
|January 23, 2012||REVOCATION|
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