Any person, including a person who brings a complaint against a licensee or trainee before the board, adversely affected by any decision, ruling or order of the board shall be entitled to a hearing before the board. The hearing may be held by the board or a majority thereof either in the county wherein the licensee, trainee, prospective licensee or prospective trainee resides or may be held in the county wherein the person adversely affected resides or may be so held in some other county as the board may direct. All of the pertinent provisions of article five, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code shall apply to any hearing held by the board and the administrative procedures in connection with and following such hearing shall apply with like effect as if the provisions of said article five were set forth in extenso in this section. For the purpose of conducting such hearing the board shall have the power and authority to issue subpoenas and subpoenas duces tecum in accordance with the provisions of section one, article five, chapter twenty-nine-a. Any such hearing shall be held within thirty days after the date upon which a request therefor was made. All requests for hearings shall be made in writing to the board by certified or registered mail, return receipt requested. The board may postpone or continue any hearing on its own motion or upon application for good cause shown.
Any person, including a person who brings a complaint against a licensee or trainee before the board, who may be adversely affected by any ruling or order made or entered by the board following a hearing, shall be entitled to judicial review of such order, in accordance with the provisions of section four, article five, chapter twenty-nine-a of this code and the provisions of said section four shall apply to and govern such appeal with like effect as if the provisions of said section four were set forth in extenso in this section and the provisions of article six of said chapter twenty-nine-a shall apply with respect to appeals to the supreme court of appeals in the same manner.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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