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     32-12-116.   Restrictions on issuing license to person in arrears for child support--Notice of intent to revoke license--Request for hearing--Promulgation of rules. The Department of Public Safety may not issue or renew any license under this chapter to a person after receiving notice from the Department of Social Services that the person has support arrearages in the sum of one thousand dollars or more unless the person has made satisfactory arrangements with the Department of Social Services for payment of any accumulated arrearages. However, the Department of Public Safety may, upon the recommendation of the Department of Social Services, issue a temporary permit pursuant to § 32-12-19 pending the issuance of a license if the temporary permit is necessary for the licensee to work and if the Department of Social Services has determined that the licensee is making a good faith effort to comply with the provisions of this section.
     The Department of Social Services may also serve a notice of intent to administratively revoke a license if the licensee has failed to comply with a written repayment agreement. The notice shall be mailed to the licensee's last known address and shall advise the licensee of the Department of Social Services' intent to seek administrative revocation of the license for failure to comply with the repayment agreement. The notice shall advise the licensee of all administrative due process rights, including the right to request a fair hearing pursuant to chapter 1-26 within ten days following service of the notice. If a licensee fails to request a hearing within ten days of service of the notice, the Department of Social Services may request the Department of Public Safety to revoke the license. If a licensee makes a timely request for a hearing, a hearing shall be provided pursuant to chapter 1-26. Upon entry of an administrative decision that determines that a licensee has failed to comply with the terms of a repayment agreement, the Department of Public Safety shall enter an order revoking the license.
     The Department of Social Services may promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to implement the provisions of this section as they pertain to the functions of the Department of Social Services. The Department of Public Safety may promulgate rules pursuant to chapter 1-26 to implement the provisions of this section as they pertain to the functions of the Department of Public Safety.

Source: SL 1993, ch 232; SL 1994, ch 202, § 2; SL 1996, ch 167, § 2; SL 1998, ch 157, § 16; SL 2001, ch 171, § 104; SL 2003, ch 272, § 23.


Chapter 32-12

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