A state licensing agency has the power to appear in criminal court to ask the judge to suspend a defendant’s license while the criminal case is pending, as a condition of bail.  This request is made under Penal Code section 23, usually at the first court appearance (the arraignment) or early in the criminal

In California, a criminal defendant can be initially "charged" with a felony although no probable cause determination has been made.  This raises an issue concerning the precise meaning question F(2) on Form MU4, required for registry with the Nationwide Mortgage Licensing System (NMLS), which asks, “Are there pending charges against you for any felony?”