(a) Except as provided in this Code section, no person shall become an ultimate equitable
owner of any licensee through acquisition or other change in control or become an
executive officer of a licensee as a result of such acquisition or other change in
control unless the person has first received written approval for such acquisition,
change in control, or designation as an executive officer from the department. In order to obtain such approval, such person shall:
(1) File an application with the department in such form as the department may prescribe
from time to time;
(2) Provide such other information as the department may require concerning the financial
responsibility, background, experience, and activities of the applicant, its directors
and executive officers, if a corporation, and its members, if applicable, and of any
proposed new directors, executive officers, members, or ultimate equitable owners
of the licensee; and
(3) Pay such application fee as the department may prescribe.
(b) The department may prescribe additional requirements for approval of such acquisition,
change in control, or designation as an executive officer as a result of such acquisition
or other change in control through rules and regulations.
(c) If the application is denied, the department shall notify the applicant of the
denial and the reasons for the denial.
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