New Mexico Administrative Code
Title 7 - HEALTH
Chapter 32 - ALCOHOL AND DRUG ABUSE
Part 20 - DRIVING WHILE IMPAIRED (DWI) SCHOOLS
Section 7.32.20.18 - SUSPENSION OR REVOCATION OF A LICENSE OR CERTIFICATE

Universal Citation: 7 NM Admin Code 7.32.20.18

Current through Register Vol. 35, No. 6, March 26, 2024

A. Grounds. The bureau may suspend or revoke the license or certificate of a licensee or DWI facilitator:

(1) who makes a false statement on an application;

(2) who fails to follow the approved curriculum;

(3) who poses an immediate danger to the physical or mental safety or health of a student;

(4) who is convicted of any alcohol or drug-related driving offense;

(5) who has refused to submit to or failed chemical tests pursuant to the Implied Consent Act;

(6) whose New Mexico driver's license is suspended or revoked;

(7) who fails to notify the bureau in writing within ten (10) days that the licensee's or DWI facilitator's driver's license has been suspended or revoked as a result of a DWI conviction or refusal to submit to or failure of chemical tests pursuant to the Implied Consent Act, or that the licensee or DWI facilitator has been convicted in any jurisdiction of an alcohol or drug-related driving offense or an offense involving moral turpitude;

(8) whose conduct in the performance of official duties is unethical, including but not limited to, verbal abuse or sexual harassment of students;

(9) who fails to comply with any requirement of this rule or any lawful order of the bureau;

(10) who becomes employed or remains employed by a DWI school whose license has been revoked pursuant to this rule;

(11) who employs or continues to employ a DWI facilitator whose certificate has been revoked pursuant to this rule;

(12) whose name appears on the human services department (HSD) listing for failure to comply with any valid child support order or agreement pursuant to the Parental Responsibility Act, Sections 40-5A-1 et seq. NMSA 1978, or any rule implementing that act; or

(13) who fails to forward the $50.00 per-student fee to the bureau within thirty (30) days after the end of the program unless other arrangements have been made with the bureau.

B. Procedure. The bureau shall use the procedures prescribed in the Uniform Licensing Act, Sections 61-1-1 et seq. NMSA 1978, in all suspension and revocations proceedings held pursuant to this rule.

C. Consequences of suspension or revocation.

(1) A DWI school shall not offer or conduct any DWI programs if its license is suspended or revoked.

(2) A DWI facilitator shall not conduct any DWI programs if his or her certificate is suspended or revoked.

D. Notice of suspension or revocation. Upon completion of any proceedings held pursuant to the Uniform Licensing Act:

(1) The bureau shall immediately notify by certified mail, return receipt requested, each DWI facilitator employed by a DWI school whose license has been suspended or revoked that the DWI school's license has been suspended or revoked and that the DWI facilitator may not conduct any DWI programs for that DWI school unless and until the license is reinstated by the bureau.

(2) The bureau shall immediately notify by certified mail, return receipt requested, each DWI school that employs a DWI facilitator whose certificate is suspended or revoked that the DWI facilitator's certificate has been suspended or revoked and that the DWI school may not employ that DWI facilitator unless and until the certificate is reinstated by the bureau.

(3) The bureau shall notify all motor vehicle division field offices that the DWI school's license or the DWI facilitator's certificate has been revoked or suspended.

(4) The bureau shall notify all state courts that the DWI school's license has been revoked or suspended and that the DWI school is no longer an approved school.

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