1301:5-1-19 License reactivation and renewal.

(A) A licensee may reactivate:

(1) An inactive license or suspended license upon submission of an application prescribed by the superintendent and the reactivation fee, as required by section 4735.15 of the Revised Code, provided that:

(a) The licensee is in compliance with all continuing education requirements pursuant to section 4735.141 of the Revised Code and post licensure education requirements pursuant to sections 4735.07 and 4735.09 of the Revised Code,

(b) The license has been properly renewed as required in section 4735.14 of the Revised Code, and

(c) In the case of a disciplinary suspension, has complied with all of the conditions of the discipline as ordered by the commission.

(2) A license that was inactive due to military service upon submission of an application prescribed by the superintendent; the reactivation fee, as required by section 4735.15 of the Revised Code; and upon presentation of satisfactory evidence of honorable discharge or separation under honorable conditions therefrom within six months of such discharge or separation. The licensee will be required to timely file both a renewal and continuing education on or before the dates required by section 4735.13 of the Revised Code.

(3) A license that was suspended pursuant to division (C) of section 4735.13 of the Revised Code upon submission of an application prescribed by the superintendent; the reactivation fee, as required by section 4735.15 of the Revised Code; provided that:

(a) The licensee is in compliance with all continuing education requirements pursuant to section 4735.141 of the Revised Code and post licensure education requirements pursuant to sections 4735.07 and 4735.09 of the Revised Code,

(b) The license has been properly renewed as required in section 4735.14 of the Revised Code,

(c) In the case of a disciplinary action taken by the commission, has complied with all the conditions of the discipline as ordered by the commission, and

(d) Presents satisfactory evidence that the licensee's activities since the conviction show that the licensee is honest, truthful, and of good reputation.

(B) In any case, the superintendent may not reactivate a license if during the period of license inactivity or suspension, the superintendent determines the applicant is not of honest, truthful or good reputation, the applicant has been convicted of a felony, a crime involving moral turpitude, a violation of section 4735.18 of the Revised Code for which the licensee failed to fulfill an order of the real estate commission or of any municipal, state, or federal civil rights law, and the provisions of division (B) of section 4735.07 or division (F) of section 4735.09 of the Revised Code have not been satisfied.

(C) A license shall be revoked for the failure of a licensee to reactivate a suspended license within twelve months of the date of the suspension of the license.

(D) The superintendent shall provide a licensee suspended for failing to renew pursuant to section 4735.14 of the Revised Code notice of pending license revocation, no later than sixty days prior to revocation, and specify in such notice the date the license will be revoked, the reason for pending license revocation and the procedure by which the licensee may reactivate the license. Such notices shall be sent by regular mail to the licensee's address as provided by division (B) of section 4735.14 of the Revised Code.

(E) If a licensee has a sales and broker license, a licensee shall pay the renewal fee as set forth for the license which is active at the time the licensee renews. If the licensee's broker and sales licenses are both inactive, then the licensee shall pay the renewal fee for the broker license.

Effective: 01/01/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 06/25/2012 and 06/30/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4735.10
Rule Amplifies: 4735.06 , 4735.09 , 4735.13 , 4735.14
Prior Effective Dates: 9/24/2000, 11/22/2004, 3/26/2007, 02/02/2010