The Arizona Revised Statutes have been updated to include the revised sections from the 53rd Legislature, 2nd Regular Session. Please note that the next update of this compilation will not take place until after the conclusion of the 54th Legislature, 1st Regular Session, which convenes in January 2019.
This online version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is primarily maintained for legislative drafting purposes and reflects the version of law that is effective on January 1st of the year following the most recent legislative session. The official version of the Arizona Revised Statutes is published by Thomson Reuters.
A. Each applicant for original licensure, license renewal, license reinstatement or a limited license pursuant to this chapter who has not previously done so shall submit a full set of fingerprints to the board at the applicant's or licensee's expense for the purpose of obtaining a state and federal criminal records check pursuant to section 41-1750 and Public Law 92-544. The department of public safety may exchange this fingerprint data with the federal bureau of investigation.
B. If the board does not have any evidence or reasonable suspicion that the applicant has a criminal history and the applicant otherwise satisfies the requirements of section 32-3423, the board may issue a license or a limited license before it receives the results of a criminal records check.
C. The board shall suspend a license or a limited license of a person who submits an unreadable set of fingerprints and does not submit a new readable set of fingerprints within twenty days after being notified by the board.
D. This section does not affect the board's authority to otherwise issue, deny, cancel, terminate, suspend or revoke a license or a limited license.