Procedure for the hearing provided for in 19.0116 of this chapter shall be substantially as follows:

(a) The chairman or acting chairman shall preside and shall state for the benefit of the members and the appealing party and his representative, attorney or witnesses:

(1) the name of the party;

(2) that this is an appeal from denial to issue a commercial driver’s permit;

(3) the reasons for such denial.

(b) The appellant shall then present his case. He should be ready to show affirmatively that he is eligible for a commercial driver’s permit. He may also show mitigating factors for any citations received (although the commission shall not retry each citation and a conviction of a misdemeanor or crime shall be conclusive), and any other reasons to show that a license should be issued, including character references.

History: Comm. Commn. Regs., eff 1 Jan 73. Reg. 1.02; amd 2012, Rule 01-2012, eff 1 Oct 12.

Amendments: 2012, added “of this chapter.”