36-21A-33. Denial of application--Reasons.

An application may be denied for any one of the following reasons:

(1)    The applicant has written insufficient funds checks within the calendar year before application or has written an insufficient funds check for the application;

(2)    The applicant has been convicted of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude. If the applicant is a firm, a license may be denied if any partner, associate, director, stockholder, officer, or responsible broker has been convicted of a felony or of a misdemeanor involving moral turpitude;

(3)    The applicant has been disciplined by a regulatory agency in relation to activities as a real estate salesperson or broker, broker associate, firm, appraiser, mortgage broker, auctioneer, or any other regulated licensee, including insurance, securities, law, and commodities trading;

(4)    The applicant has failed to satisfy the requirements as provided by this chapter;

(5)    The applicant has failed the prelicense school examination;

(6)    The applicant has not met education requirements;

(7)    The applicant made deliberate misstatements, deliberate omissions, misrepresentations, or untruths in the application; or

(8)    The applicant has a current and unpaid judgment filed against the applicant.

Source: SL 1992, ch 273, § 33; SL 1993, ch 290; SL 2011, ch 180, § 2; SL 2020, ch 162, § 2; SL 2023, ch 138, § 2.