Section 30-3-174


Published: 2015

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Section 30-3-174

Section 30-3-174Implementation by licensing authority of withholding, etc.; additional review precluded; continuation of withholding, etc.; exemption of licensing authority from liability.

(a) Upon receipt of a notice from the department or its agent to withhold, restrict use of, suspend, or revoke a license, a licensing authority shall implement the withholding, restricted use, suspension, or revocation of the license by doing all of the following:



(1) Determining that it has issued a license to the obligor whose name appears on the notice.



(2) Entering the suspension or revocation on the appropriate records.



(3) If required by law, demanding surrender of the suspended or revoked license.



(b) A notice issued by the department or its agent to withhold, restrict use of, suspend, or revoke a license shall be processed by the licensing authority without any additional review or hearing by the licensing authority. The licensing authority shall have no jurisdiction to modify, reword, reverse, vacate, or stay the decision of the department or its agent.



(c) Any decision issued by the department or its agent to withhold, restrict use of, suspend, or revoke a license continues until the department or its agent advises the licensing authority that the decision to withhold, restrict use of, suspend, or revoke has been stayed or is no longer in effect. While the department's decision is in effect, the licensing authority may not issue, reissue, or renew the obligor's license.



(d) The licensing authority is exempt from any liability to the licensee for activities conducted in compliance with this article.

(Acts 1996, No. 96-563, p. 841, §5; Acts 1997, No. 97-447, p. 772, §12.)