In any proceeding
relating to actions revoking, suspending, or denying a license to any party or
person, such action cannot be taken without giving the affected party prior
written notice of the intended action and affording an opportunity for hearing
pursuant to the provisions of this Chapter, except in the following
(a) An imminent threat to the
public health, safety or welfare exists such that emergency action is
necessary, in which case the license may be summarily suspended pending the
revocation hearing by an Emergency Order issued by the Commissioner or
Commissioner's designee containing a factual finding and description of the
necessity for the summary action; or
(b) The Department is authorized or required
by specific statute or court order or judgement to act without a
(2) Requests by
the licensee for exculpatory or favorable information in the Department's files
in any action under this Rule must be made to the assigned Hearing Officer or
to the Office of State Administrative Hearings.
Ga. Comp. R. & Regs.
Ga. L. 1972, p. 1015
et seq. and p. 1069 et seq. O.C.G.A. Secs.
Original Rule entitled
"Authority of Hearing Examiner" was filed on July 26,
1974; effective August 15,
Repealed: New Rule entitled "Licensing" adopted. F.
Aug. 19, 1993; eff.
Sept. 8, 1998.
1995; eff. Sept. 15,
1995, as specified by the