Charges against any person involving any matter coming within the jurisdiction of the board shall be in writing and shall be filed with the board. Such charges, at the discretion of the board, shall be heard within a reasonable time after being so filed. The accused person has the right at such hearing to appear personally, with or without counsel, to cross-examine adverse witnesses and to produce evidence and witnesses in his or her defense. The board shall set the time and place for such hearing and shall cause a copy of the charges, together with a notice of the time and place fixed for the hearing, to be sent by registered mail to the accused person, at his or her latest place or residence or business known to the board, at least thirty days before such date. If after such hearing the board finds the accused person has violated any of the provisions of this article or any of the rules promulgated by the board, it may issue any order described in section eight of this article. If the board finds no such violation, then it shall enter an order dismissing the charges. If the order revokes, suspends or annuls an architect's registration, the board shall so notify, in writing, the secretary of state and the clerk of the municipality in the state wherein such architect has a place of business, if any.
The board may reissue a registration to any person whose registration has been revoked. Application for the reissuance of the registration shall be made in such a manner as the board may direct and shall be accompanied by a fee established in accordance with section three of this article.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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