(a) The Commission may summarily order the revocation or suspension of a certificate
of approval of a private career school if:
(1) The school's owner or director, or any person in whose name the approval is issued,
is convicted of a crime of moral turpitude or a crime relating to the operation of
the school if:
(i) The conviction is final; and
(ii) The period for appeal has expired;
(2) An agency that exercises concurrent authority over the private career school has
revoked any approval to operate required by law; or
(3) Without prior approval of the Commission, the certificate of approval of a school
is sold, pledged, or transferred, or there is a change of ownership of a school.
(b) The Commission may summarily order a revocation or suspension of a certificate
of approval of a private career school under subsection (a) of this section only if
it gives the school:
(1) Prior oral or written notice of the proposed revocation or suspension and a brief,
informal opportunity for response;
(2) Prior or prompt subsequent written notice of the revocation or suspension and
the findings on which the revocation or suspension is based; and
(3) After the revocation or suspension is effective, an opportunity to be heard promptly
before the Commission.
(c)(1) In any hearing held on the grounds for revocation under subsection (a) of this
section, the Commission may limit the issues to be determined to whether:
(i) The alleged conviction in fact occurred;
(ii) The alleged revocation under subsection (a)(2) of this section in fact occurred;
(iii) The alleged sale, pledge, or transfer, or change of ownership of the private
career school in fact occurred.
(2) Notwithstanding paragraph (1) of this subsection, in any hearing held on the grounds
for revocation under subsection (a) of this section, a private career school may present
matters in mitigation of the offense alleged by the Commission.
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