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32-2641. Grounds for refusal to issue a security guard identification card or registration certificate; judicial review; good cause exceptions
A. Except as provided in subsection F of this section, the department may deny the issuance of an identification card to an applicant for a security guard registration certificate, an armed security guard registration certificate, a security guard training instructor registration certificate or a firearms safety training instructor registration certificate if the applicant:
1. Does not meet the requirements prescribed in section 32-2622 for the appropriate type of certificate.
2. Has committed any act that would be grounds for the suspension or revocation of a security guard registration pursuant to this chapter.
3. Has knowingly made any statement that is false in the application.
B. If the director determines that an applicant's criminal history contains open arrest information, the director shall:
1. Issue a notice to the applicant allowing forty-five days for the applicant to provide documentation concerning the disposition of the arrest or arrests.
2. Send to the applicant at the applicant's last known residential address sufficient information to assist the applicant in complying with the director's request under paragraph 1 of this subsection.
C. The denial of the issuance of a registration certificate under this article shall be in writing and shall describe the basis for the denial. The denial notice shall inform the applicant that if the applicant desires a hearing by the board to contest the denial the applicant shall submit the request in writing to the department within thirty calendar days after service of the denial notice. Service is complete on the mailing of the denial to the address listed on the application.
D. Except as provided in section 41-1092.08, subsection H, final decisions of the director are subject to judicial review pursuant to title 12, chapter 7, article 6.
E. If an applicant is denied a registration certificate, the applicant may petition the board for a good cause exception.
F. If the board granted an applicant for a security guard registration certificate, an armed security guard registration certificate, a security guard training instructor registration certificate or a firearms safety training instructor registration certificate a good cause exception pursuant to section 32-2609, the department may not deny the person's renewal application based on factors already reviewed by the board when granting the good cause exception.