(a) Any manufacturer or dealer within or without this state shall apply for a license to sell manufactured homes in this state.
(b) Applications shall be obtained from and submitted to the commission. Each applicant shall be a citizen of the United States or, if not a citizen of the United States, a person who is legally present in the United States with appropriate documentation from the federal government.
(c) The original license fee and the renewal fee shall be established by the commission by rule pursuant to Section 24-6-4. Each sales or manufacturing location shall be required to be licensed at the same rate and basis as others. The license shall be valid from January 1 until December 31 of the year in which the license was issued or until revoked as provided in this section.
(d) Any license may be revoked or suspended by the commission for violation of this article, or rules and regulations or standards or codes or specifications adopted pursuant to this article. The commission shall notify the licensee in writing of the reasons why the commission intends to revoke or suspend the license, and the licensee shall be entitled to a hearing before the commission within 10 days after receipt of the notice of intention to revoke or suspend. At the hearing the commission shall consider the circumstances and shall give the licensee reasonable time, but not less than 30 days, to correct the conditions or circumstances that caused the notice of intention to revoke or suspend the license to be given.