(A) Applicants for licenses issued by the commission shall submit their fingerprints to the commission once every five years. It shall be the responsibility of commercial permit holders to have fingerprints taken of all such persons for submission to the commission prior to such persons being approved for admission to the racing premises. Persons not appearing at racing premises shall submit their fingerprints in such manner as the commission shall prescribe. Said fingerprints shall be taken by competent and qualified personnel approved by the commission, and submitted on forms prescribed by the commission.
(B) The commission may forward to the federal bureau of investigation or any other agency for processing all fingerprints submitted by license applicants in compliance with section 3769.03 of the Revised Code. The commission shall maintain a file of such fingerprints.
(C) This rule shall not apply to harness horse owners who are currently and properly licensed as a harness horse owner in any other state or racing jurisdiction which has reciprocity with the Ohio state racing commission, provided said other state or racing jurisdiction requires the fingerprinting of owners for the purpose of a criminal record check at least once every three years.