51A-17-82. Multistate licensing--Determination--Investigation.

If a multistate licensing process includes a determination pursuant to § 51A-17-81 and an applicant avails itself or is otherwise subject to the multistate licensing process:

(1)    The director is authorized and encouraged to accept the control determination of a lead investigative state with sufficient staffing, expertise, and minimum standards for the purpose of § 51A-17-81; or

(2)    If this state is a lead investigative state, the director is authorized and encouraged to investigate the applicant pursuant to § 51A-17-81 and the timeframes established by agreement through the multistate licensing process.

Source: SL 2024, ch 196, § 31.