(A) Appointment. The director shall appoint an assistant director and may appoint such deputy directors as necessary to carry out the state lottery's functions and duties. All deputy directors shall serve at the director's pleasure. All officers and employees appointed by the director shall be compensated pursuant to Chapter 124. of the Revised Code. Deputy directors shall perform such duties as are assigned to them by the director or the commission.
(B) The assistant director. An assistant director may be appointed by the director to serve as the second officer of the state lottery, subordinate only to the director. If the director does not appoint an assistant director, the director shall designate a deputy director to act as director in the absence or disability of the director.
(C) Qualifications. The assistant director shall meet all the qualifications required of the director and shall serve at the pleasure of the director.
(1) The assistant director shall devote full time to the duties of the office. Duties to be performed may be assigned by the director or the commission.
(2) The assistant director shall be familiar with all aspects of the conduct and operation of the state lottery. Except as otherwise requested by the commission, the assistant director shall attend all meetings of the commission. The assistant director shall confer regularly with the director and the commission when requested to do so.
(E) Absence or disability of the director.
(1) If the director is temporarily absent, the assistant director shall perform those ministerial duties of the director necessary to insure the uninterrupted operation of the state lottery.
(2) If the director, through death, disability or other cause, is unable to perform the duties of that office, the assistant director shall immediately inform the commissioners and then act in the director's place to perform the director's duties until a new director is appointed by the governor or until otherwise instructed by the commission.
(F) Actions for the director. Except for situations in which the Lottery Act or these rules intend that the director alone take a particular action, the assistant director may act for and in the place of the director when authorized to do so by the director or the commission.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 2/12/2018 and 05/14/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3770.03
Rule Amplifies: 3770.01, 3770.02, 3770.03 , 3770.04, 3770.05, 3770.06, 3770.07, 3770.08
Prior Effective Dates: 07/15/1974, 08/12/1974, 05/27/1993, 12/27/1996, 01/31/1998, 07/19/2002