82.38.110  <<  82.38.120 >>   82.38.140

Issuance of licenseRefusal.

(1) The department may refuse to issue to, or suspend or revoke a license of any licensee or applicant:
(a) Who formerly held a license issued under chapter 82.36, 82.38, 82.42, or 46.87 RCW which has been suspended or revoked for cause;
(b) Who is a subterfuge for the real party in interest whose license issued under chapter 82.36, 82.38, 82.42, or 46.87 RCW has been revoked for cause;
(c) Who, as an individual licensee, or partner, officer, director, owner, or managing employee of a licensee, has had a license issued under chapter 82.36, 82.38, 82.42, or 46.87 RCW denied, suspended, or revoked for cause;
(d) Who has an unsatisfied debt to the state assessed under either chapter 82.36, 82.38, 82.42, or 46.87 RCW;
(e) Who formerly held as an individual, partner, officer, director, owner, managing employee of a licensee, or subterfuge for a real party in interest, a license issued by the federal government or a state that allowed a person to buy or sell untaxed motor vehicle, special, or aircraft fuel, which has been suspended or revoked for cause;
(f) Who pled guilty to or was convicted as an individual, partner, officer, director, owner, or managing employee of a licensee in this or any other state, Canadian province, or in any federal jurisdiction of a gross misdemeanor or felony crime directly related to the fuel distribution business or has been subject to a civil judgment involving fraud, misrepresentation, conversion, or dishonesty, notwithstanding chapter 9.96A RCW;
(g) Who misrepresented or concealed a material fact in obtaining a license or reinstating a license;
(h) Who violated a statute or administrative rule regulating fuel taxation or distribution;
(i) Who failed to cooperate with the department's investigations by:
(i) Not furnishing papers or documents;
(ii) Not furnishing in writing a full and complete explanation regarding a matter under investigation by the department; or
(iii) Not responding to subpoenas issued by the department, whether or not the recipient of the subpoena is the subject of the proceeding;
(j) Who failed to comply with an order issued by the director; or
(k) Upon other sufficient cause being shown.
(2) Before a refusal under this section, the department must grant the applicant a hearing and must grant the applicant at least twenty days written notice of the time and place thereof.

NOTES:

Effective date2013 c 225: See note following RCW 82.38.010.
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