(a) The Attorney General shall cancel the certification of a program participant under any of the following circumstances:
(1) The program participant files a request for withdrawal of the certification pursuant to G.S. 15C-4.
(2) The program participant fails to notify the Attorney General of a change in the program participant's name, address, or telephone number listed on the application pursuant to G.S. 15C-5.
(3) The program participant submitted false information in applying for certification to the Program in violation of G.S. 15C-6.
(4) Mail forwarded to the program participant by the Attorney General is returned as undeliverable.
(b) The provisions of Article 3 of Chapter 150B of the General Statutes shall not apply to any cancellation of certification by the Attorney General pursuant to subsection (a) of this section.
(c) The Attorney General shall send notice of cancellation to the program participant. Notice of cancellation shall set out the reasons for cancellation. The program participant shall have 30 days to appeal the cancellation decision under procedures developed by the Attorney General.
(d) Any records or documents pertaining to a program participant shall be maintained in accordance with The General Schedule for State Agencies as established by the Department of Cultural Resources.
(e) An individual who ceases to be a program participant is responsible for notifying persons who use the substitute address designated by the Attorney General as the program participant's address that the designated substitute address is no longer the individual's address. (2002-171, s. 1.)
Last modified: March 23, 2014