§17A-6B-4. Investigation prior to issuance of license
certificate; information confidential.
Upon receipt of a completed application, the required bond,
and the application fee, the commissioner may conduct such
investigation, as necessary, to determine the accuracy of any
statements contained in the application and the existence of any
other facts relevant in considering such application. To
facilitate such investigation, the commissioner may withhold
issuance or refusal of the license certificate for a period not to
exceed twenty days.
Any application for a license certificate under the provisions
of this article and any information submitted therewith shall be
confidential for the use of the division. No person shall divulge
any information contained in any application or any information
submitted therewith, except in response to a valid subpoena or
subpoena duces tecum issued pursuant to law.