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					       ADMINISTRATIVE HEARINGS HANDLED BY DAL

      AGENCY                    KINDS OF CASES HEARD BY DAL
OFFICE OF THE
GOVERNOR        ► Office of Financial Institutions:
                  License denials, suspensions or revocations and statute and
                  rules violations, and civil money penalties for such violations
                  concerning a variety of entities:
                      Commercial banks
                      Saving banks
                      Bank holding companies
                      Trust departments
                      Savings and loans
                      Credit unions
                      Licensed lenders (finance companies)
                      Mortgage brokers and/or lenders
                      Consumer loan brokers
                      Notification filers (consumer sales)
                      Sales of checks (money orders)
                      Securities dealers, agents and companies
                       (registration, licensing and fraud)
                      Business and Industrial Dev. Corp. (BIDCO)
                      Credit repair services
                      Self-help repossession agents
                      Pawnbrokers
                      Certified LA Capital Companies (CAPCO)
                      Bond for deed escrow agents
                      Advance fee loans
                      Residential mortgage lenders
                      (LA R.S. 6:1081, et seq)
                      LA Check Cashing Law (LA R.S. 6:1006(B)(2)

DEPARTMENT OF   ► Small Emerging Business certifications
ECONOMIC
DEVELOPMENT

DEPARTMENT OF   ► Office of School and Community Support, Division of
EDUCATION         Nutrition Assistance
                  —Food and nutrition compliance hearings

DEPARTMENT OF   ► Permits:
ENVIRONMENTAL        Air toxics
QUALITY             Water toxics
                    Water discharge
                     Solid waste disposal
                     Hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities
DEPARTMENT OF       ► Violations of the Environmental Quality Act
ENVIRONMENTAL            Asbestos
QUALITY (cont.)          Air emissions
                         Lead based material abatement
                         Water discharges
                         NORM (naturally occurring radioactive material)
                         Inactive and abandoned sites
                         Solid waste disposal
                         Waste tires
                         Promiscuous dumps
                         Radioactive licensing
                         Orders
                         Underground storage tanks
                         Oil spills
                         Laboratory certification LA R.S. 30:2011(D)(22)(a)

DEPARTMENT OF       ► Water regulation
HEALTH AND            Sanitary Code violations and penalties
HOSPITALS             WIC vendors, recipients and contractors
                      Children’s Special Health Services
                      Birth certificate registry
                      Body art operations (Tattoo parlors)
                      Permit fees LA R.S. 40:4(A) and 40:5
                      License revocation (e.g., septic tank installers)

DEPARTMENT          ► Limited line credit insurance
OF INSURANCE          Mergers/Acquisitions
                      Licensing (insurance agents and insurance companies)
                      Bail bond
                      Fraud
                      Market compliance
                      Unfair trade practices
                      Tax filing
                      Regulatory compliance
                      Professional employer organizations

LA OFFICE OF        ► Wage garnishments
STUDENT FINANCIAL
ASSISTANCE

DEPARTMENT OF       ► Office of Coastal Restoration and Management
NATURAL               —Fishermen’s Gear Fund Claims –R.S. 56:700.4
RESOURCES           ► Office of Conservation
                      —Geothermal exploration-Chapter 8
                      —Surface mining-Chapter 9
                      —Permits to drill within 1,500 feet of a residence,
                      Chapter 3, R.S. 30:205


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DEPARTMENT OF         —Title 30, Chapters 1 and 7, hearings only on violations
NATURAL               of laws, and orders, and determinations of civil
RESOURCES (cont.)     penalties in the following:
                          —Oil and gas unitization orders
                          —Pipeline safety, oil and gas site clearance and
                          underground obstruction
                          —Injection and mining division
                          —Cyclic injection well projects (enhanced recovery
                          of oil and gas)
                          —Subsurface waste injection wells
                          —Surface and storage facilities incidental to oil and
                          gas exploration and production (R.S. 30:4.1)
                          —Pipeline operations
                          —Transportation of hazardous liquids
                    ► Oyster Lease Damage Evaluation Board

DEPARTMENT OF       ► Office of Motor Vehicles
PUBLIC SAFETY         —DWI drivers’ license suspensions
                      —Disciplinary action license suspensions for students
                      —Financial responsibility-accidents where party at fault
                      has no insurance-orders of security and license and
                      vehicle revocation
                      —Car insurance cancellation leading to car registration
                      revocation
                      —No evidence of insurance
                      —Commercial drivers’ license examiners and testers
                      contract revocations
                      —Louisiana drivers who fail to pay in or out of state
                      moving violation license suspensions
                      —Moving violation habitual offender-3 year license revocation
                      —Safety inspection station
                    ► Motor Vehicle Inspections
                      —Licensing, revocation, suspension and fines of
                      businesses and mechanics doing motor vehicle
                      inspections
                    ► Transportation Environmental Safety (big trucks)
                      —Third party testers
                      —Any moving violations
                      —Federal law regarding transportation of hazardous
                      materials
                      —Right to Know law (companies must notify State Police
                      of leaks and injuries re: hazardous materials at a site
                      —Storage and handling of explosives (anywhere)
                      —Truck safety violations re: tires, brakes, fire extinguishers
                      radars, etc.
                    ► —Towing and recovery contract regulations
                    ► Concealed handgun permit denials
                    ► —License fire sprinkler contractors
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OFFICE OF STATE         —Burglar alarm installers
FIRE MARSHAL            —Range hood extinguishing system installers
                        —Fire alarm installers
                        —Amusement/Fireworks permits violations

DEPARTMENT OF        ► Charitable Gaming (Bingo)
REVENUE AND            —Permit revocations, suspensions or civil penalties
TAXATION

DEPARTMENT OF        ► License suspensions for failure to pay child support
SOCIAL SERVICES        DSS licensing
                       Office of Family Support Family/Child Care Development
                       Fund (FCDCH Registration)
                       Individual and Family Grants (disaster relief grants)
                       Louisiana Commission for the Deaf
                       Traumatic Head and Spinal Cord Trust Fund
                       Personal Care Attendant Program
                       Community and Family Support Programs
                       Interpreter Certification Board
                       Child care licensing
                       Weatherization Program
                       Local Income Home Entergy Assistance Program
                       Emergency Shelter Grant Program

DEPARTMENT OF        ► Civil restitution (for value of wildlife illegally taken)
WILDLIFE AND           Louisiana Scenic Rivers Act
FISHERIES

DIVISION OF          ► Some Procurement Code cases
ADMINISTRATION

BOARDS,              ► Receive them occasionally and have jurisdiction
COMMISSIONS,           to conduct them as requested.
UNIVERSITY & OTHER
GOVERNMENTAL
AGENCIES

HOUSING AUTHORITY    ► Section 8 (public subsidized private rentals)
OF EAST BATON          Low rent public housing programs
ROUGE

LOUISIANA HOUSING    ► Low Income Housing Environmental Assistance (LIHEAD)
FINANCE AGENCY       — Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP)




                                                                      Revised July 2005


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