Section 34-27A-22

Revocation or suspension of license - Hearing; findings; judicial review as to questions of law.

(a) The hearing on the charges shall be at a time and place prescribed by the board and in accordance with this article.

(b) If the board determines that a licensed real estate appraiser is guilty of a violation of this article, it shall prepare a finding of fact and recommend that the appraiser be reprimanded or that his or her license be suspended or revoked. The decision and order of the board shall be final.

(c) Any final decision or order of the board shall be reviewable by a court of appropriate jurisdiction as to the questions of law only. Any application for review made by an aggrieved party shall be filed within 30 days after the final decision or order of the board.

(d) If an application for review of a final decision or order of the board is filed, the case shall be fixed for trial within 30 days from the filing of an answer by the board. If the court finds that the board has regularly pursued its authority and has not acted arbitrarily, it shall confirm the decision or order. Decisions of the board regarding whether to license or certify, to discipline, or to de-license or de-certify appraisers shall be final administrative action subject only to appropriate judicial review.

(Acts 1990, No. 90-639, p. 1175, §22; Acts 1994, No. 94-117, p. 128, §1.)