39-3-212. Court enforcement of administrative decision. (1) A department default order or a decision of the hearings officer, if judicial review is not sought, may be enforced by application by the commissioner to a district court for an order or judgment enforcing the decision. The commissioner shall apply to the district court where the employer has its principal place of business or in the first judicial district of the state. A proceeding under this section is not a review of the validity of the administrative decision.
(2) If judicial review is sought, the district court may issue an order or a judgment enforcing the decision of the department or the hearings officer in a wage claim proceeding. In a case involving failure to pay the standard prevailing rate of wages provided for in Title 18, chapter 2, part 4, the district court may issue an order or a judgment enforcing the decision of the hearings officer.