PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS AND JOURNEYMEN
54-1009. Revocation or suspension of licenses — Hearings — Taking testimony. (1) The administrator shall have power to revoke or suspend any license or registration if the same was obtained through error or fraud, or if the holder thereof is shown to be grossly incompetent, or has willfully violated any of the rules prescribed by the board, or as prescribed in this chapter; or has, after due notice, failed or refused to correct, within the specified time, any electrical installation not in compliance with the provisions of this chapter, or has failed to pay within the time provided, civil penalties which have become final by operation of law.
(2) The administrator shall have the power to suspend any electrical contractor or limited electrical contractor license if, at any time during the term of active contractor or limited contractor licensure, the licensee failed to maintain required liability insurance or applicable worker’s compensation insurance.
(3) Before any license shall be revoked or suspended, the holder thereof shall have written notice enumerating the charges against him and shall be given a hearing by said administrator, and have an opportunity to produce testimony in his behalf, at a time and place specified in said notice, which time shall not be less than five (5) days after the service thereof.
(b) Any party aggrieved by the action of the administrator shall be entitled to judicial review thereof in accordance with the provisions of chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code.
(4) The administrator shall have the power to appoint, by an order in writing, a hearing officer to take testimony, who shall have power to administer oaths, issue subpoenas and compel the attendance of witnesses, and the decision of the administrator shall be based on his examination of the testimony taken and the records produced. Any person whose license has been revoked may, after the expiration of one (1) year from the date of such revocation, but not before, apply for a new license.
[54-1009, added 1947, ch. 251, sec. 9, p. 681; am. 1961, ch. 311, sec. 12, p. 583; am. 1974, ch. 39, sec. 85, p. 1023; am. 1984, ch. 123, sec. 34, p. 296; am. 1993, ch. 216, sec. 60, p. 645; am. 1999, ch. 68, sec. 1, p. 179; am. 2000, ch. 242, sec. 3, p. 678; am. 2006, ch. 83, sec. 1, p. 245; am. 2018, ch. 208, sec. 9, p. 464; am. 2018, ch. 209, sec. 9, p. 474.]