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(a) If, after notice and opportunity for a hearing, the commissioner finds that a person has violated this chapter or any administrative rule issued pursuant to this chapter, the commissioner may take any or all of the following actions:
(1) Order the person to cease and desist violating this chapter or any administrative rule issued pursuant to this chapter;
(2) Require the refund of any interest, fees or charges collected by the person in violation of this chapter or any administrative rule issued pursuant to this chapter;
(3) Order the person to pay the commissioner a civil monetary penalty of not more than ten thousand dollars ($10,000) for each violation of this chapter or administrative rule issued pursuant to this chapter; or
(4) Suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter.
(b) For any violation of this chapter, the commissioner may deny an application for licensure or refuse to renew a license issued under this chapter. The commissioner may also, after notice and opportunity for a hearing, suspend or revoke any license issued under this chapter for failure to maintain the requirements for licensure.
(c) When a licensee is accused of any act, omission or misconduct that would subject the licensee to disciplinary action, the licensee, with the consent and approval of the commissioner, may surrender the license and all the rights and privileges pertaining to it for a period of time established by the commissioner. A person who surrenders a license shall not be eligible for or submit any application for a license under this chapter for a period of time established by the commissioner.
(d) A licensee is subject to disciplinary action if any officer, director, person owning twenty-five percent (25%) or more of the licensee's outstanding capital, member, partner, managing principal, branch manager, mortgage loan originator, employee or any other person who acts on behalf of the licensee violates this chapter.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Tennessee Code Title 45. Banks and Financial Institutions § 45-13-405 - last updated January 01, 2020 | https://codes.findlaw.com/tn/title-45-banks-and-financial-institutions/tn-code-sect-45-13-405/
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