A. If the commissioner determines that a violation of the provisions of this Chapter
or of the rules and regulations adopted pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter has
occurred, an adjudicatory hearing shall be held to make a determination with respect to the
B. The commissioner shall give written notice to the alleged violator, which shall
comply with the requirements of the Administrative Procedure Act, at least five days prior
to the date set for such adjudicatory hearing.
C. The commissioner shall designate a hearing officer to preside at all adjudicatory
D. At any such adjudicatory hearing, the alleged violator shall be accorded all of the
rights set forth in the Administrative Procedure Act.
E. Whenever the commissioner makes a determination from the proceedings of the
adjudicatory hearing that a violation of this Chapter or these regulations has occurred, the
commissioner may impose a civil penalty not to exceed five hundred dollars for each
violation. Civil penalties shall be imposed only on the basis of an adjudication of violations
pursuant to an adjudicatory hearing held in accordance with the Administrative Procedure
F. Each separate day on which a violation occurs shall be considered a separate
Acts 2015, No. 166, §1, eff. June 23, 2015.