(a) Whenever the holder of any credential issued by the commission requests in writing that the credential held by him or her be revoked, the commission shall revoke the credential.

(b) Notwithstanding a revocation pursuant to subdivision (a), the commission shall retain its authority to act under subdivision (b) of Section 44440.

(Amended by Stats. 2001, Ch. 342, Sec. 32. Effective January 1, 2002.)