(1)The commissioner may deny an application for, refuse to renew, revoke, or suspend a license or certificate or place a licensee or certificate holder on probation, if such person has:
(a)Violated any provision of this article or of any rule adopted by the commissioner under this article;
(b)Been convicted of a felony under any state or federal law; except that, in considering a conviction of a felony, the commissioner shall be governed by section 24-5-101, C.R.S.;
(c)Committed fraud or deception in the procurement or attempted procurement of a license or certificate;
(d)Failed to comply with a lawful order of the commissioner concerning the administration of this article;
(e)Been convicted of deceptive trade practices under any state or federal law;
(f)Used a commercial weighing or measuring device or moisture-testing device in deceptive trade practices in violation of any state or federal law.
(2)All proceedings concerning the denial, refusal to renew, revocation, or suspension of a license or certificate or the placing of a licensee or certificate holder on probation shall be conducted pursuant to article 4 of title 24, C.R.S.
(3)Any previous violation of this article by an applicant or associate of the applicant shall be sufficient grounds for denial of a license. For purposes of this subsection (3), “associate” means:
(a)A person associated with the applicant in the business for which such applicant seeks to be licensed or certified;
(b)A partner, officer, director, or stockholder of more than thirty percent of the outstanding shares of a partnership or corporation, when such partnership or corporation is the applicant.
Section 35-14-124.5 — Disciplinary powers,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-35.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).