Chapter 3307:1-7 Disability Benefits

3307:1-7-01 Disability benefits - definitions.

Chapter 3307:1-7 of the Administrative Code is adopted to establish the definitions, procedures and guidelines needed to fulfill the requirements of sections 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , and 3307.631 of the Revised Code and to assure fair and impartial evaluation of all applications for disability benefits.

As used in Chapter 3307:1-7 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Applicant" shall mean the member for whom an application for disability benefits and attending physician's report, on forms provided by the retirement system, have been completed and received by the retirement system.

(B) "Attending physician" shall mean an applicant's physician of choice, who has established a therapeutic relationship with the applicant and has completed a report and certified on forms provided by the retirement system that in the attending physician's opinion an applicant is incapacitated for the performance of duty by a disabling condition that is presumed to be permanent.

(C) "Board," shall mean the state teachers retirement board.

(D) For purposes of section 3307.48 of the Revised Code, to "perform any teaching service" whether or not such services or positions are performed full-time or part-time, in a public or private employment school or non-school setting, on a volunteer basis or for compensation, in or outside the state of Ohio shall be defined to include any of the following:

(1) All employment, contracted services or volunteer work that if performed in an Ohio public school would be considered employment covered by the state teachers retirement system as defined in section 3307.01 of the Revised Code.

(2) All teachers, tutors, substitute teachers, electronic classroom instructors, daycare teachers, community school instructors and private-lesson providers whether the service was performed through employment, contracted services, or volunteer work.

(3) All employment contracted services, or volunteer work that relates to the work of educators, such as, but not limited to, writing curriculum, leading workshops, providing training, instructing students of any age, or directing teachers, student teachers or students.

(4) Any other service determined by the board to be performing teaching services.

(E) "Independent medical examiner" shall mean a competent physician neither involved in a treatment relationship with an applicant or recipient nor otherwise employed by the retirement system, who shall be designated by the chair of the medical review board to conduct an impartial examination.

(F) "Medical review board" shall mean the group of independent physicians designated by the retirement board under the direction of a chair appointed by the retirement board to assist in the evaluation of medical examinations and information. The members of the medical review board may be asked in panels of three or more to review any application and provide their conclusions as to whether an applicant will be mentally or physically incapacitated from the performance of duty for at least twelve months.

(G) A disabling condition shall be "presumed to be permanent," if it physically or mentally incapacitates an applicant from the performance of regular duty for a period of at least twelve months from the date of the retirement system's receipt of the completed application.

(H) "Recipient" shall mean a member granted disability benefits under sections 3307.48 , 3307.57 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , and 3307.631 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 02/10/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.57 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , 3307.631
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/91, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 9/17/02, 7/1/06, 6/6/11, 1/7/13 (Emer.), 3/24/13, 1/1/14 (Emer)

3307:1-7-02 Disability - medical review board.

(A) The retirement board shall appoint an independent physician to serve as chair of the medical review board and as medical advisor to the retirement board. The chair so appointed shall:

(1) Request and review medical evidence from the applicant's attending physicians and other relevant sources regarding the nature, findings, extent, treatment, duration and functional limitations imposed by the conditions the applicant claims as disabling.

Any medical evidence or other information submitted by or on behalf of an applicant or recipient that is determined by the retirement system to not be objective or pertinent to the applicant's or recipient's claimed medical condition will be returned to the person who submitted it.

(2) Assign and oversee competent and impartial independent medical examiners to conduct the medical examinations and tests the chair deems necessary and appropriate to the evaluation of an application. The independent medical examiners shall provide written reports of their findings and conclusions as to whether applicants are mentally or physically incapacitated from the performance of regular duties for a period of at least twelve months.

(3) Review the reports of the independent medical examiners. Once the chair is satisfied that no further examinations or tests are needed, a recommendation shall be submitted to the retirement board if the chair concurs in the conclusions of the independent medical examiner or examiners that an applicant is or will be mentally or physically incapacitated from regular duties for a period of at least twelve months.

(4) If the chair concurs in the conclusions of the independent medical examiners that an applicant is not incapacitated from the performance of regular duties or will not remain incapacitated for at least twelve months, convene a panel of three or more other members of the medical review board who shall review the reports of the independent medical examiners. The panel may obtain such further examinations and tests as it may judge necessary and appropriate and may direct delay of consideration of an application for treatment.

(5) Submit to the retirement board a report summarizing the conclusions and recommendations of the panels of the medical review board members.

(6) Attend and participate in hearings pursuant to rule 3307:1-7-05 of the Administrative Code as the medical advisor to the retirement board.

(7) Recommend to the retirement board independent physicians from a wide range of medical expertise and specialties to serve as members of the medical review board.

(B) The retirement board shall designate independent physicians to serve as members of the medical review board.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , 3307.631
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/27/01, 8/1/06, 6/6/11, 11/1/12, 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-03 Disability - medical information and appointments.

Each applicant or recipient shall be responsible for providing medical information needed by the retirement system and reporting for medical examination, as follows:

(A) Information or reports from an attending physician shall be filed with the retirement system within fifteen calendar days of the date the retirement systems requests such information. The information and reports shall provide objective and pertinent medical evidence supporting the conditions the applicant or recipient claims as disability.

(B) The retirement system shall provide written notice of the independent medical examiners who will conduct medical examinations and testing. The applicant or recipient shall, within fifteen days of notice from the retirement system, schedule appointments so that examination or testing is completed within the following ninety days, as instructed in the notice. In the event the appointment times available with an independent medical examiner preclude completion of the examination or testing within ninety days, a request for extension to the earliest practicable appointment date may be granted by staff members of the retirement system.

(C) The applicant or recipient shall travel to the offices of the assigned independent medical examiners , unless the retirement system determines that medical information submitted by the applicant or recipient demonstrates that he or she is medically unable to travel to the examination site. A request that the retirement system make such a determination shall be made by the applicant or recipient within fifteen days of notice of the assignment of the independent medical examiners.

(D) The applicant or recipient shall be responsible for all travel costs incurred.

(E) The retirement system will accept responsibility for a missed appointment fee if an applicant or recipient fails for good cause demonstrated to the retirement system to keep the first appointment scheduled with an independent medical examiner, but in no case will payment of more than one such fee per applicant or recipient be made.

(F) An applicant or recipient shall request any extension or exceptions to the foregoing requirements in writing directed to the disability staff of the retirement system, which will be granted only if the request demonstrates good cause. In the event an applicant fails to carry out the foregoing duties in a timely manner, the application for disability benefits will be cancelled. In the event a recipient fails to carry out the foregoing duties in a timely manner, notice will be given by the retirement system that the failure will be deemed a refusal if the required examinations and testing are not completed by a specified date. If the recipient has not by that date submitted to the required examination and testing, benefits will be suspended as of the first of the month following the specified date. If the refusal continues for one year, all of the recipient's rights to the benefit shall be terminated as of the effective date of the original suspension.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , 3307.631
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 7/1/06, 6/6/11, 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-04 Disability benefits - treatment.

(A) If the medical review board or its chair determines that through medical treatment or mechanical devices an applicant's condition might be improved, within the twelve month period following the filing of an application, consideration of the application may be delayed while the applicant obtains the treatment or mechanical devices specified by the medical review board or its chair provided that:

(1) The medical review board or its chair has determined that medical treatment or mechanical devices offer a reasonable expectation of correction or rehabilitation of the disabling condition to the extent that the applicant could be expected to be capable of performing teaching duties within a reasonable time, but not to exceed six months.

(2) The medical review board or its chair has determined that the medical treatment or mechanical devices specified are of wide acceptance and readily available.

(3) The medical treatment or mechanical devices specified under this paragraph shall not include invasive procedures or shock treatment.

(B) The retirement board may specify medical treatment or mechanical devices as described in paragraph (A) of this rule as a condition of eligibility for granting or continuing disability benefits pursuant to division (G) of section 3307.62 of the Revised Code. Where such treatment is required:

(1) The applicant or recipient shall agree in writing before disability benefits are granted or continued to acquire the treatment or devices specified by the retirement board or its designee(s) upon the recommendation of the medical review board or its chair. An applicant or recipient shall further agree to timely submit periodic reports of the effect of such continuing treatment or devices.

(2) The retirement board will assume the cost of medical treatment or mechanical devices for a recipient only to the extent such treatment or devices are covered under the state teachers retirement health care program and such a recipient has enrolled in a plan in the program that covers the treatment or devices.

(3) A disability benefit shall be suspended if the recipient fails to agree or obtain the specified medical treatment or devices or to submit timely reports of such treatment. Notice shall be given to the recipient at least thirty days in advance of suspension. If the required written agreement, treatment and/or reports are thereafter not received for a period of one year, the benefit shall terminate as of the date of the original suspension.

(C) Following receipt of notice that consideration of the application is being delayed due to paragraph (A) of this rule, the applicant may submit additional medical evidence supporting why treatment or mechanical devices should not be pursued. The evidence will be reviewed by the medical review board or its chair and a determination by the medical review board or its chair that the application be delayed while the applicant obtains medical treatment or medical devices shall be final.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , 3307.631
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/27/01, 7/1/06, 6/6/11, 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-05 Disability benefits-denials and terminations.

The following procedures are hereby established for the appeal of any denial or termination of disability benefits by the board following an independent medical examination by the state teachers retirement system.

(A) At least seven days before a recommendation is presented to the retirement board, written notification shall be issued to the applicant or recipient. This notice shall include the recommendation to be presented to the board.

(1) No additional medical evidence shall be considered once written notification has been issued to an applicant or recipient pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule.

(2) Should the retirement system receive additional medical evidence after written notification has been issued to an applicant or recipient pursuant to paragraph (A) of this rule, the evidence shall be held and included as part of the appeal documentation if a right to appeal is exercised as set forth in paragraph (B)(2) of this rule. Should a right to an appeal not be exercised as set forth in paragraph (B)(2) of this rule, the evidence will be returned to the person who submitted the information.

(B) Following board action terminating or denying disability benefits:

(1) The applicant or recipient will be informed in writing of the action taken by the board. Notification shall include:

(a) A statement that medical evaluation and board action was conducted in accordance with section 3307.48 or 3307.62 of the Revised Code.

(b) Confirmation that the applicant or recipient has the right to appeal the board action.

(c) A statement explaining that written notice of appeal must be filed with the retirement system no later than fifteen calendar days from receipt of notification of denial or termination.

(d) An explanation of future rights and limitations upon the rights to again apply for disability benefits if an appeal is not pursued.

(2) Procedure for exercising right to appeal:

(a) Written notice of appeal, accompanied by a statement from the applicant or recipient, his or her counsel and/or attending physician that an appeal will be based on evidence contrary to the findings of the independent medical examiners, must be filed with the retirement system within fifteen calendar days of receipt of notification of board action.

(b) If an applicant or recipient does not appeal the action of the retirement board, a person acting on the member's behalf or the member's employer may exercise the right to appeal in the same manner and subject to the same procedures and requirements as specified for an applicant or recipient.

(3) Following the retirement system's timely receipt of written notice of appeal from an applicant or recipient, the retirement system shall provide the applicant or recipient with the following information confirming the appeal:

(a) Confirmation that the applicant or recipient, counsel for the applicant or the recipient, and/or person acting on the member's behalf, member's employer, or attending physician may present additional medical evidence orally at an appeal hearing that will be scheduled by the retirement system or that additional medical evidence may be presented in writing. Such additional medical evidence shall not have been previously considered by the independent medical examiner or the medical review board. Additional medical evidence presented in writing must be received by the retirement system on or before the deadline date provided by the retirement system and may not be submitted at the appeal hearing. The deadline date for submitting additional medical evidence in writing shall be at least twelve business days before the date of the scheduled appeal hearing.

(i) "Additional medical evidence" means current physician examinations, hospital discharge summaries and diagnostic testing completed up to twelve months preceding the written notice of appeal that has not been previously submitted to the retirement system. Additional medical evidence outside the twelve months preceding the written notice of appeal may be submitted only if the retirement system has determined in its sole discretion that such additional medical evidence pertains to the diagnosis of the applicant's or recipient's claimed disabling condition. In addition:

(a) For an appeal following a denial of disability benefits, additional medical evidence must be related to the conditions presented and supported as part of the initial application.

(b) For an appeal following a termination of disability benefits, additional medical evidence must be related to the recipient's current medical status.

(ii) The chair of the medical review board may request additional medical evidence from the applicant or recipient.

(b) Notice that the applicant or recipient may appear at the appeal hearing in person, be represented by counsel and/or an attending physician, or may choose to not appear in person but have the case reviewed by the retirement board or its designee(s).

(c) Notice that if a personal appearance at the appeal hearing is requested by the deadline date provided by the retirement system, the applicant or recipient shall inform the board of the name, title, and position of each person appearing on his/her behalf.

If a personal appearance is requested and scheduled, the member shall appear at the appeal hearing on the date and at the time specified by the retirement system. If the member fails to appear on the specified date and time for any reason, all rights to a personal appearance at an appeal shall terminate and the appeal shall be decided on the basis of written evidence previously submitted.

(d) Notice that the applicant or recipient may request up to two delays of the deadline date provided by the retirement system, as set forth in paragraph (B)(4) of this rule.

(e) An explanation of the procedures and limitations applicable to the appeal hearing, as set forth in paragraph (B) of this rule.

(f) A statement explaining that any costs incurred by the applicant or recipient in the appeal will not be reimbursed by the retirement system.

(4) An applicant or recipient may request in writing up to two delays of the deadline date provided by the retirement system as outlined below, provided that the request for a delay is received on or before the deadline date provided by the retirement system.

(a) One forty-five calendar day delay may be requested for any reason. A new deadline date will be provided by the retirement system to the applicant or recipient that is forty-five calendar days from the original deadline date provided by the retirement system.

(b) One additional forty-five calendar day delay may be requested if the request is provided to the retirement system in writing by the deadline date set in paragraph (B)(4)(a) of this rule, good cause for the request for an additional delay is provided, and the retirement system approves the request for an additional delay. Approval of the request for an additional delay for good cause shall be determined solely by the retirement system. If the retirement system approves the request for an additional delay, a new deadline date will be provided to the applicant or recipient that is forty-five calendar days from the deadline date set in paragraph (B)(4)(a) of this rule.

(5) Scope and procedure upon appeal:

(a) An appeal hearing will be scheduled and conducted by the retirement board or its designee(s).

(b) The chairman of the retirement board or the designee(s) shall be responsible for conducting the appeal hearing and the executive director, deputy executive director -- member benefits, or the designee(s) and chair or designated member of the medical review board shall be in attendance to act as advisor, if required.

(c) The purpose of the appeal hearing shall be for the applicant or recipient to present information to the retirement board or its designees(s) based on additional medical evidence not previously considered by the independent medical examiner or the medical review board. Additional medical evidence or any other written information to be presented at the hearing must be provided to the system by the deadline in paragraph (B)(3)(a) of this rule and should substantiate the applicant's or recipient's claim that the eligibility requirements of section 3307.48 or 3307.62 of the Revised Code have been met and that the applicant or recipient is medically incapacitated from the performance of duty by a previously reported mental or physical condition that is permanent or presumed to be permanent.

(d) Additional medical evidence or other written information may not be submitted at the hearing.

(e) Upon consideration of the record on appeal and the information, positions, contentions and arguments of the applicant or recipient, the retirement board or its designee may request additional medical evidence or direct further examination or testing by independent medical examiners and may return a record for review and recommendation by the medical review board.

(f) When the retirement board is satisfied that the record before it is complete and has completed its deliberations, it may affirm, disaffirm or modify its prior action by a majority vote. Written notice of such action shall be given to the applicant or recipient.

(g) A stenographic record of the appeal hearing will be made only upon request of the applicant or recipient and any and all costs shall be at the applicant's or recipient's expense. Such request must be made at least twelve business days in advance of the scheduled appeal hearing.

(h) The state teachers retirement system's administrative staff shall have authority to act for the board in matters relevant to, but not in lieu of, the actual appeal proceeding.

(i) All communications or notifications during the appeal process shall be sent to the applicant or recipient by certified or priority mail, with copies by regular mail to counsel if the applicant or recipient has notified the retirement system of representation by counsel and signed an appropriate authorization for release of information.

(C) Any subsequent applications for disability benefits filed after a denial or termination of benefits shall be submitted with additional medical evidence not previously submitted in connection with prior applications for disability benefits, supporting progression of the former disabling condition or evidence of a new disabling condition. If such evidence is evaluated by the medical review board and found to be inadequate to establish the progression of the disabling condition or the existence of a new disabling condition, the application shall be voided and a notice will be sent to the applicant. If two years have elapsed since the date the member's contributing service terminated, no subsequent application shall be accepted except if the member did not earn service credit before July 1, 2013, the application must be made within a one-year period from the date contributing service terminated.

Effective: 05/08/2014
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 , 3307.631
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 7/1/2006, 7/24/08, 11/1/12, 1/7/13 (Emer.), 3/24/13, 3/1/14 (Emer), 3/24/14

3307:1-7-06 Disability benefits - reexaminations.

The following rule is established pursuant to section 3307.48 of the Revised Code, which specifies that each disability benefit recipient shall submit to an annual independent medical examination. The retirement board may require additional examinations if the board's physician determines that additional information should be obtained.

The retirement board may forego an annual medical examination if the board's physician determines that the recipient's disability is ongoing .

(A) The retirement board may require a recipient to submit to medical examinations and tests by independent medical examiners as provided in rule 3307:1-7-03 of the Administrative Code and shall require such examinations and tests if:

(1) The chair of the medical review board recommends such examinations and tests as necessary and appropriate to evaluate the recipient's continued eligibility for disability benefits, or

(2) A recipient requests re-examination to evaluate capacity to return to the service from which the recipient was found disabled, and the chair of the medical review board concurs in such request. The board need not grant a request from a recipient for such an evaluation more often than once during any twelve-month period.

(B) If the independent medical examiner appointed pursuant to paragraph (A)(1) of this rule reports the conclusion that the recipient is medically capable of returning to service from which the recipient was found disabled, the procedures for review, notification and appeal set forth in rule 3307:1-7-05 of the Administrative Code shall be applied.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99 (Emer.), 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 7/1/06, 6/6/11, 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-07 Disability benefits - earnings and employment statements.

(A) Pursuant to section 3307.48 of the Revised Code each recipient shall by April thirtieth of each year, or such other date designated by the retirement board, file a notarized statement of annual earnings with the retirement system.

(B) The statement filed by each recipient shall be on a form provided by the retirement system and shall include a description of work performed during the preceding calendar year, a statement of compensation for work performed, current medical information and such additional information as may be required.

(C) Unless the requirement of annual reporting is waived by the chair of the medical review board, a disability benefit shall be suspended if the annual statement is not received within thirty days after notice that it is delinquent. If the statement is found to be delinquent, participation in the retirement system's health care program, if elected, shall be terminated as of the date the benefit is suspended. If the required statement or reports are thereafter not received for a period of one year, the benefit shall terminate as of the date of the original suspension.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 05/27/2016
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48
Prior Effective Dates: 12/23/76, 12/26/77, 2/26/81, 7/3/97, 10/29/98 (Emer.), 1/17/99, 7/1/01 (Emer.), 9/17/01, 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-08 Disability - coordination of state retirement systems.

The following rule is established pursuant to section 3307.57 of the Revised Code, which specifies that to coordinate and integrate membership in the state retirement systems, the state retirement system calculating and paying the disability benefit shall certify the determination to the board of each other state retirement system in which the member has service credit and shall be accepted by that board as sufficient for granting a disability benefit.

(A) For purposes of section 3307.57 of the Revised Code and this rule:

(1) "State retirement system" means the school employees retirement system, the public employees retirement system and the state teachers retirement system.

(B) Determination of eligibility for disability benefits to be calculated and paid by the state teachers retirement system shall be pursuant to sections 3307.48 , 3307.62 , 3307.63 and 3307.631 of the Revised Code.

(C) A state teachers retirement system disability applicant whose last contributing service was with another state retirement system, shall be evaluated for disability eligibility based on performance of their most recent Ohio public service in a state retirement system. In the event the applicant actively contributes to more than one state retirement system at the time of application, the most recent Ohio public service shall be determined to be the employer with whom the member earned the highest compensation.

(D) An applicant who is granted and paid a disability benefit by the state teachers retirement system shall be subject to the leave of absence provisions pursuant to section 3307.48 of the Revised Code.

(E) Notice of the granting or denial of disability benefits shall be provided to the last Ohio public employer by the state retirement system paying the benefit.

(F) When disability benefits are terminated, if the leave of absence period has not expired pursuant to section 3307.48 of the Revised Code, notice of termination of disability benefits shall be provided to the last Ohio public employer by the state retirement system paying the benefit.

Effective: 03/24/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 03/24/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.40
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48 , 3307.57 , 3307.62
Prior Effective Dates: 1/7/13 (Emer)

3307:1-7-09 Disability - appeal of terminations due to teaching service.

The following procedures are hereby established pursuant to section 3307.48 of the Revised Code for the appeal of any termination of disability benefits by the board when a disability recipient performed teaching services as defined by rule 3307:1-7-01 of the Administrative Code.

(A) A disability benefit shall immediately terminate if the disability benefit recipient performs any teaching service in this state or elsewhere. The termination shall be effective the day prior to beginning the employment. Following board action, the recipient will be informed in writing of the action taken by the board and of their right to appeal the board's action.

(B) The recipient may submit in writing, not later than thirty days after the date the notice is sent, to the board information specifying that the disability recipient did not perform teaching services while receiving disability benefits along with any supporting evidence available to the recipient.

(1) A deadline date will be provided by the retirement system.

(2) Any costs incurred by the recipient in the appeal will not be reimbursed by the retirement system.

(C) The executive director or his designee, in consultation with the retirement system's legal counsel, shall act as the board's designee to review information received by a member specifying they did not perform teaching services while receiving disability benefits.

(D) After reviewing the information, the executive director or his designee shall make a recommendation to the board whether or not to reinstate the member's disability benefit as directed by section 3307.48 of the Revised Code.

(E) The board's decision is final.

Effective: 09/09/2013
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/09/2018
Promulgated Under: 111.15
Statutory Authority: 3307.04
Rule Amplifies: 3307.48
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/13 (Emer)