(1) A contractor registration may be suspended in circumstances which the department deems necessary. These circumstances include, without limitation, the following:
(a) false statements regarding any aspect of the construction contractor registration application;
(b) suspension is required by law, for example, based on non-payment of child support pursuant to Title 40, chapter 5, part 7, MCA;
(c) failure to report a change in status as required by ARM 24.33.142; and
(d) failure to maintain workers' compensation coverage, if required.
(2) In addition to suspension, the department may assess penalties pursuant to the provisions of 39-9-301 and 39-9-401, MCA.