(a) A person or business which operates or controls a public place facility that does not comply with this Act or that exhibits a pattern of non-compliance with this Act is subject to administrative action. For purposes of this section and chapter, a “pattern of non-compliance” is evidenced by being found guilty of three or more violations of this Act within a calendar year or being found guilty of five or more such violations within two consecutive years.
(b) Non-compliance with this Act or exhibiting a pattern of non-compliance shall provide a basis for suspension, revocation, non-renewal or other sanction of any license or permit issued by the government. After providing notice and opportunity for hearing pursuant to the Administrative Procedure Act, 4.1001, et seq., the department, agency, board or commission having regulatory authority over such business or activity may, based upon the record of evidence presented at any hearing, suspend, revoke, deny renewal of or otherwise restrict the license or permit issued or regulated by said department, agency, board or commission or impose such other sanction as appropriate. Such licenses include, but are not limited to, certificates of incorporation, permits to transact business as foreign corporations, business licenses, beer and/or alcoholic beverage permits, and/or health permits.History: 2010, PL 31-24