(1) The secretary, upon determination from reports, other documents, or investigation that cause exists to revoke the qualification of a contractor, may revoke the contractor's qualifications for a maximum period of two years.
(2) The secretary may revoke the qualification of a contractor upon a plea by the firm of nolo contendere, conviction, judgment, or admission for any of the following causes:
(a) Existence of any condition cited in WAC 468-16-050
(b) Intentional falsification with intent to defraud or unauthorized destruction of project related records.
(3) Revocation of qualification may also be imposed for the following reasons:
(a) Default on a contract within three years prior to the date of application for qualification.
(b) Bankruptcy or insolvency.
(c) Breach of contract.
(d) Having been suspended two or more times within a two-year period.
(4) When qualification has been revoked, a contractor shall be required to reapply for qualification upon again reaching eligibility status.
(5) Revocation of qualification shall be final after twenty calendar days following receipt of notification thereof by certified mail unless a hearing has been requested.
(6) The secretary may reverse the decision to revoke qualifications upon the contractor's supported request for reasons including, but not limited to:
(a) Newly discovered evidence;
(b) Reversal of the conviction or judgment upon which the revocation was based; and
(c) Elimination of causes for which the revocation was imposed.
[Statutory Authority: RCW 47.01.101
. WSR 93-03-020 (Order 134), § 468-16-190, filed 1/12/93, effective 2/12/93; WSR 91-04-014 (Order 128), § 468-16-190, filed 1/28/91, effective 2/28/91.]