Arkansas Code Title 11. Labor and Industrial Relations § 11-11-223. Administrative orders--Court review
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(a) If the Director of the Division of Labor refuses to grant a license, suspends or revokes a license that has been granted, or imposes an administrative fine as provided in §§ 11-11-213, 11-11-221, and 11-11-222, the person adversely affected or aggrieved by the order of the director issued pursuant to the provisions of §§ 11-11-221 and 11-11-222 may obtain a review of the order.
(b) The order may be brought in the circuit court in the judicial district in which the violation is alleged to have occurred, where the employment agent, manager, or counselor worked, or in the Pulaski County Circuit Court or, if the aggrieved person is a nonresident of the state, in the Pulaski County Circuit Court.
(c)(1) The review may be obtained by filing in the court within thirty (30) days following the issuance of the order a written petition praying that the order be modified or set aside.
(2)(A) A copy of the petition shall be forthwith transmitted by the clerk of the court to the Division of Labor.
(B) Thereupon, the division shall file in the court the record of proceedings before the division.
(d) Upon the filing, the court shall have jurisdiction of the proceedings and of the questions determined therein and shall have power to grant such temporary relief or restraining order as it deems just and proper and to make and enter upon the pleadings, testimony, and proceedings set forth in the record a decree affirming, modifying, or setting aside, in whole or in part, the order of the director and enforcing the same to the extent that the order is affirmed.
(e) Commencement of proceedings under this section shall not, unless ordered by the court, operate as a stay of the order of the director.
(f)(1) No objection which has not been urged before the director shall be considered by the court.
(2) The findings of the director with respect to questions of fact, if supported by substantial evidence on the record considered as a whole, shall be conclusive.
(g)(1) If any party shall apply to the court for leave to adduce additional evidence and shall show to the satisfaction of the court that the additional evidence is material and that there were reasonable grounds for the failure to adduce the evidence in the hearing before the director, the court may order the additional evidence to be taken before the director and made a part of the record.
(2)(A) The director may modify his or her findings as to the facts or make new findings, by reason of additional evidence so taken and filed, and the director shall file the modified or new findings with the court.
(B) The findings with respect to questions of fact, if supported by substantial evidence on the record considered as a whole, shall be conclusive.
(h) Upon the filing of the record with it, the jurisdiction of the court shall be exclusive, and its judgment and decree shall be final, except that it shall be subject to review by the Supreme Court.
(i)(1) The division shall certify the record of its proceedings if the party commencing the proceedings shall pay to it the cost of preparing and certifying the records, including the recording and transcribing of all testimony introduced in the proceedings.
(2) If payment of the costs of preparing and certifying the records, including the recording and transcribing of all testimony introduced in the proceedings, is not made by the party commencing the proceedings for review within ten (10) days after notice from the division of the cost of preparing and certifying the record, the circuit court in which the proceeding is pending, on motion of the director, shall dismiss the petition.
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