Lawriter - OAC - 3745-599-25 Beneficial use - signatures.

3745-599-25 Beneficial use - signatures.

(A) When a document is required to be signed in accordance with this rule, the person signing that document shall be one of the following:

(1) In the case of a corporation, a principal executive officer of at least the level of vice president or a duly authorized representative.

(2) In the case of a partnership, a general partner.

(3) In the case of a limited liability company, a manager, member, or other duly authorized representative of the limited liability company.

(4) In the case of sole proprietorship, the owner.

(5) In the case of a municipal, state, federal, or other governmental facility, the principal executive officer, the ranking elected official, or other duly authorized employee.

(B) The signature on the document signed in accordance with this rule shall constitute personal affirmation that all statements and all assertions of fact made in the document to the best of the signatory's knowledge and belief are true, accurate, include all required information, and comply fully with applicable state requirements and shall subject the signatory to liability under section 2921.13 of the Revised Code.

(C) Unless an alternate certification is specifically required, a document signed in accordance with this rule shall include the following certification statement:

"By signing this document I hereby certify that all statements and all assertions of fact made in the document to the best of my knowledge and belief are true and accurate, include all required information, and comply fully with applicable rules."

Effective: 3/31/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 03/31/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3734.02, 6111.03, 6111.035, 6111.32
Rule Amplifies: 3734.02, 6111.03, 6111.035, 6111.32