123:2-16-16 Monitoring waiver compliance.

(A) The equal employment opportunity officer of an agency shall provide a compliance report upon the request of the director of the department of administrative services or his designee. The report shall include a description of the agency's procedures for evaluating and granting waiver requests pursuant to rule 123:2-16-09 of the Administrative Code, all other EDGE procedures, and any other information that the director or his designee has requested.

(B) The equal opportunity division of the department of administrative services shall review the compliance report submitted by the equal employment opportunity officer and make recommendations to the agency. If the agency fails to provide a compliance report within the time designated in the request by the director or his designee or if the director or his designee determines that the submitted documentation is insufficient to demonstrate that the agency is in compliance with the requirements set forth in section 123.152 of the Revised Code and in this chapter, then the equal opportunity division may conduct a compliance review and issue a compliance report.

(C) The director of the department of administrative services or his designee may consider an agency's non-compliance with the requirements set forth in section 123.152 of the Revised Code and in this chapter, as evidenced by the compliance report, or the equal opportunity division recommendations in the director's evaluation of whether to grant a release and permit to purchase goods and services to the requesting agency, pursuant to section 125.06 of the Revised Code.

(D) The state architect may consider an agency's non-compliance with the requirements set forth in section 123.152 of the Revised Code and in this chapter, as evidenced by the compliance report, or the equal opportunity division recommendations in the state architect's evaluation of whether to grant the agency's request to locally administer a construction project.

Effective: 03/16/2009
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/16/2014
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 123.152
Rule Amplifies: 123.152