3745-26-14 Enforcement of program rules and regulations for the enhanced automobile inspection and maintenance program.

[Comment: For dates and availability of non-regulatory government publications, publications of recognized organizations and associations, federal rules, and federal statutory provisions referenced in this rule, see paragraph (MM) of rule 3745-26-01 of the Administrative Code titled "referenced materials."]

(A) As required by 40 CFR 51.359 and 40 CFR51.363, the director shall administer a program of quality assurance and shall require each contractor to implement a quality control program.

(B) The director may deny, or immediately suspend or revoke an inspector's certification issued under section 3704.14 of the Revised Code for any violations of these sections and paragraph (B) of rule 3745-21-13 of the Administrative Code, or for any of the following:

(1) Commission of fraud or willful misrepresentation in application for or in obtaining a license.

(2) Conviction of a felony while certified as an inspector.

(3) Improper testing of motor vehicles.

(4) Improper use or misrepresentations of vehicle inspection reports.

(5) Misrepresentation of vehicle inspection.

(C) Any inspector whose certification is revoked under Chapter 119. or section 3704.17 of Revised Code shall not be eligible to reapply for certification for a three-year period from the date the inspector certification was revoked.

Effective: 2/12/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/28/2014 and 02/12/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3704.14
Rule Amplifies: 3704.14
Prior Effective Dates: 6/13/94