(a) If at the time of application the applicant is charged with any offense that a conviction for which would result in said applicant’s ineligibility for certification, consideration of the application shall be suspended until entry of a plea or verdict or dismissal of said charge.
(b) If after the issuance of a permit a person is charged any offense that a conviction for which would result in said applicant’s ineligibility for certification, the permit may be suspended pending disposition of such charge. If the person is convicted of such charge, the permit shall be revoked.
(c) The Department shall send written notice to the chauffeur of the suspension, revocation, or denial of his or her application for a limousine chauffeur’s endorsement. The Department also shall send written notice of such withdrawal to the employer of such chauffeur. Appeals of such actions shall be subject to the process outlined in Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. 375-3-3-.04.
(2) A chauffeur’s endorsement may be suspended or revoked if is found that the bearer gave false information on his or her application.
(3) The Department may at any time, after notice and opportunity to be heard, suspend or revoke any chauffeur’s endorsement, if it shall be made to appear that the holder has willfully violated the rules and regulations prescribed by the Department.
(4) If the Georgia driver’s license of the chauffeur’s endorsement holder is suspended by the Department, the chauffeur permit will not be valid while the Georgia driver’s license is under suspension, revocation, or cancellation.