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32-1124. License issuance; required posting and placement; license suspension
A. When the registrar receives the fee required by this chapter and an application furnishing complete information as required by the registrar, the registrar shall notify the applicant within sixty days after the date of the filing of a complete application of the action taken on the application, and if the registrar determines that the applicant is qualified to hold a license in accordance with this chapter, the registrar shall issue a license to the applicant allowing the applicant to engage in business as a contractor under the terms of this chapter.
B. Licenses issued under this chapter and any renewals shall be signed by the registrar or the registrar's designated representative and by the licensee. The license is nontransferable, and satisfactory evidence of possession shall be exhibited by the licensee on demand. The license number appearing on any licenses held by the licensee must be preceded by the acronym "ROC" and shall be posted or placed as follows:
1. In a conspicuous place on premises where any work is being performed.
2. On all written bids and estimates submitted by the licensee.
3. On all published advertising, letterheads and other documents used by the licensee to correspond with the licensee's customers or potential customers in the conduct of business regulated by this chapter.
4. On all broadcast, internet or billboard advertising, unless the broadcast, internet or billboard advertising includes a website's uniform resource locator that directly links to a website that prominently displays the licensee's name and license number.
C. A violation of subsection B of this section relating to posting and placement of license numbers shall be, at the discretion of the registrar, grounds for disciplinary action pursuant to section 32-1154, subsection A, paragraph 12, but not grounds for preventing the award of a contract, voiding an awarded contract, or any other claim or defense against the licensee. For the purposes of this subsection, advertising does not include a trade association directory listing that is distributed solely to the members of the association and not to the general public.
D. If an application for a license is denied for any reason provided in this chapter, the application fee paid by the applicant is forfeited and shall be deposited pursuant to section 32-1107. A reapplication for a license shall be accompanied by the fee fixed by this chapter.
E. On issuance or renewal of a license, the registrar, at the request of a licensee, shall issue a single license certificate showing all contracting licenses held by the licensee that are currently in good standing and their dates of expiration.
F. The registrar may establish procedures to allow a licensee to establish a common expiration or renewal date for all licenses issued to the licensee and may provide for proration of license fees for that purpose.
G. The registrar may suspend by operation of law a license issued under this chapter if any of the following occurs:
1. The licensed entity is dissolved. The dissolution of the licensed entity includes the death of a sole owner, a change to the partnership by either adding or removing a partner, the revocation or dissolution of corporate authority or the dissolution of a limited liability company or limited liability partnership.
2. The licensed entity does not have authority to do business in this state.
3. The license is obtained or renewed with an insufficient funds check. The license remains suspended until the registrar receives sufficient funds as payment for the license fees and assessments.