39-8-302. Disciplinary action against licensee -- penalties. (1) The department may deny a license application or may suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew an existing license for a person who:
(a) obtains or renews a license through bribery, fraud, or willful misrepresentation;
(b) engages in fraud, deceit, misrepresentation, or misconduct in:
(i) obtaining or providing workers' compensation or health coverage;
(ii) the classification of employees;
(iii) the reporting of employee wages for purposes of any payroll-related taxes or workers' compensation benefits; or
(iv) the operation of a professional employer organization or group;
(c) conducts business without a valid license;
(d) fails to maintain evidence of workers' compensation insurance coverage;
(e) transfers or attempts to transfer a license issued pursuant to this chapter; or
(f) violates the provisions of this chapter or a rule issued pursuant to this chapter.
(2) A person who fails to comply with the provisions of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, is subject to a fine of up to $1,000, imprisonment for not more than 1 year, or both.