Before suspending any person under this article, the state agency shall provide a hearing upon reasonable notice. In determining whether to suspend, and the duration of any suspension, the state agency shall consider, in addition to any other relevant factors, both of the following:
(a) The degree to which the person cooperated with the state or federal authorities in the criminal proceeding.
(b) The degree to which the person has agreed to restitution for any damages incurred by the public entity as a result of the acts upon
which the conviction was based.