Provided a proper hearing notice
was given, a violation hearing may proceed against a member even if the member fails or refuses to attend the hearing. The board cannot levy penalties against the person simply because they did not appear. The board must hold the hearing in the person's absence and review the evidence related to the violation.
If the board finds that there is sufficient evidence that the member violated the rules, the board may, based on the evidence
, levy appropriate penalties. The board must then give notice of its decision
to the member.
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