4 Rutherford County businesses cited by state in September

Oct 13, 2021 at 02:29 pm by Michelle Willard


The Tennessee Department of Commerce and Insurance’s Division of Regulatory Boards has released its latest Disciplinary Action Report, which includes four Rutherford County businesses in its compiled actions taken by its boards and commissions during the month of June.









Melissa Bowers

Murfreesboro, TN

Providing attest services without being enrolled in a peer review program and providing a false statement on a renewal application

$2,000 civil penalty


Cosmetology & Barber

Hair Lounge of La Vergne

La Vergne, TN

Failure to ensure proper licensure and no licensed shop manager was present

$700 civil penalty


Motor Vehicle

C H Auto Sales Inc.

La Vergne, TN

Issuing a temporary tag to a salvaged vehicle

$2,500 civil penalty


Real Estate Commission

Patricia G. Lee

La Vergne, TN

Failure to supervise an affiliate due to lapse in affiliate's E&O insurance

$1,000 civil penalty



The Division of Regulatory Boards protects the health and safety of Tennessee citizens through boards, commissions, and programs by ensuring that persons meet minimum professional standards, by responsively and timely handling complaints, and by providing consumer education on regulated professions and industries. The Division’s boards include the Board for Licensing Contractors, the Motor Vehicle Commission, the Real Estate Commission, the Board of Funeral Directors & Embalmers and the Cosmetology & Barber Examiners Board, among others.

These boards, commissions, and programs are empowered to take disciplinary action – including revocation of licenses and assessment of civil penalties – against license holders found guilty of violating laws governing their professions.

About the Tennessee Department of Commerce & Insurance: Protecting Tennesseans through balanced oversight of insurance and regulated professions while enhancing consumer advocacy, education, and public safety. Our divisions include the State Fire Marshal’s Office, Insurance, Securities, Consumer Affairs, Regulatory Boards, Tennessee Law Enforcement Training Academy, Tennessee Emergency Communications Board, and TennCare Oversight.

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