(a) For purposes of this section, an applicant is defined as an individual who is applying for a credential issued by the commission who has never held a credential or who has not held a credential issued by the commission within four years from the date of submission of the application.
(b) Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an applicant who is subject to investigation by the Committee of Credentials shall receive notice of the investigation and an opportunity to respond to the allegations in writing. A summary of the alleged misconduct and any response from the applicant shall be presented to the Committee of Credentials. The Committee of Credentials shall grant or recommend denial of the application based on the information discovered during the investigation and the response of the applicant, if any.
(c) If the Committee of Credentials recommends the denial of an application, the applicant may appeal the recommendation pursuant to Section 44244.1.
(Added by Stats. 2005, Ch. 73, Sec. 8.)
Education Code 44244.1