V C Section 3052 Form Filing Support of Appeal Effectiveness of Decision
Form, Filing, Support of Appeal: Effectiveness of Decision
3052. (a) On or before the 10th day after the last day on which reconsideration of a final decision of the department can be ordered, the ( )1 applicant or licensee may file an appeal with the executive director of the board. The appeal shall be in writing and shall state the grounds therefor. A copy of the appeal shall be mailed by the appellant to the department, and the department shall thereafter be considered as a party to the appeal. The right to appeal is not affected by failure to seek reconsideration before the department.
(b) An appeal is considered to be filed on the date it is received in the office of the executive director of the board, except that an appeal mailed to the executive director by means of registered mail is considered to be filed with the executive director on the postmark date.
(c) The appeal shall be accompanied by evidence that the appellant has requested the administrative record of the department and advanced the cost of preparation of that record. The complete administrative record includes the pleadings, all notices and orders issued by the department, any proposed decision by an administrative law judge, the exhibits admitted or rejected, the written evidence, and any other papers in the case. All parts of the administrative record requested by the appellant may be filed with the appeal together with the appellant's points and authorities. If the board orders the filing of additional parts of the administrative record, the board may order prior payment by the appellant of the cost of providing those additional parts.
(d) Except as provided in subdivisions (e) and (f), a decision of the department may not become effective during the period in which an appeal may be filed, and the filing of an appeal shall stay the decision of the department until a final order is made by the board.
(e) When a decision has ordered revocation of a dealer's license, the department may, on or before the last day upon which an appeal may be filed with the board, petition the board to order the decision of the department into effect.
(f) With respect to the department's petition filed pursuant to subdivision (e), the department shall have the burden of proof. The board shall act upon the petition within 14 days or prior to the effective date of the department’s decision, whichever is later. The board may order oral argument on the petition before the board.( )2