PROFESSIONS, VOCATIONS, AND BUSINESSES
CERTIFIED SHORTHAND REPORTERS ACT
54-3113. Investigation of violations — Hearing. The board shall, upon a verified complaint in writing by any member of the board or by a certified shorthand reporter or any person claiming to have been injured or defrauded, investigate the actions of any certified shorthand reporter alleged to have committed a violation of this chapter or any of the grounds for revocation or suspension of a certificate. For the purpose of such investigations and hearings, each member of the board is empowered to administer oaths and affirmations, subpoena witnesses, and hear and receive evidence anywhere in the state. Upon conclusion of the hearings, the board shall determine by majority vote whether the certificate of the certified shorthand reporter should be revoked or suspended for a stated period of time, or whether such disciplinary action short of suspension or revocation should be imposed, including, but not limited to, conditional probationary periods and the imposition of fines, or whether the complaint should be dismissed. The proceedings and hearings pursuant to this section shall be governed by chapter 52, title 67, Idaho Code. The assessment of costs and attorney’s fees shall be governed by the provisions of section 12-117(5), Idaho Code.
[54-3113, added 1974, ch. 110, sec. 14, p. 1255; am. 1997, ch. 88, sec. 1, p. 213; am. 2008, ch. 68, sec. 13, p. 181; am. 2018, ch. 348, sec. 17, p. 814.]