3701-48-01 Definitions.

As used in this chapter, unless the context clearly requires otherwise:

(A) "501 (c) organization" means an organization exempt from federal income taxation pursuant to 26 U.S.C. 501(a) and (c) (as in effect on January 1, 2009).

(B) "Administrative costs" means expenses incurred in managing, monitoring and evaluating the save our sight fund for accountability and effectiveness. Administrative expenses include, but are not limited to, salaries, benefits, and other expenses incurred by the director in controlling and directing the fund.

(C) "Amblyopia" means reduced vision in an eye that has not received adequate use during early childhood.

(D) "Child" means an individual from birth to eighteen years of age.

(E) "Department" means the Ohio department of health.

(F) "Director" means the director of health or the director's designee.

(G) "Protective eyewear" means industrial quality eye protective devices that bear the seal of approval from theAmerican national standards institute"ANSI," the national operating committee on standards for athletic equipment "NOCSAE," or other approved protective devices for the head and eyes.

(H) "Registry" means a statewide listing or database of children who have been diagnosed with amblyopia.

(I) "Save our sight fund" means the fund created in the state treasury pursuant to section 3701.21 of the Revised Code consisting of voluntary contributions deposited as provided in section 4503.104 of the Revised Code.

(J) "Vision services" includes, but is not limited to, education, technical assistance to other agencies or direct patient care in the discipline of vision or vision health and safety.

Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/15/2016 and 01/15/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3701.21
Rule Amplifies: 3701.21
Prior Effective Dates: 9/6/1999, 7/22/04, 3/28/11