3772-15-06 Duties of a certified independent testing laboratory.

(A) A certified independent testing laboratory shall determine whether the electronic gaming equipment complies with Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(B) A certified independent test laboratory shall provide a report to the commission of its findings with a recommendation to approve or deny a gaming-related vendor's submission. The report shall be provided either electronically or by hard copy as requested by the commission. The laboratory shall provide assistance to the commission in understanding the details of the report when requested.

(C) A certified independent testing laboratory shall testify at any administrative hearing or court proceeding as requested by the commission.

(D) A certified independent testing laboratory shall annually review each of its employees. This review shall include criminal background checks, an update of background forms, motor vehicle checks, credits checks and employee interviews.

(E) A certified independent testing laboratory shall take corrective action whenever any nonconforming work is discovered, laboratory procedures are not followed, procedures are required to be changed or other unsatisfactory conditions exist. A report shall be filed internally by the quality manager describing why the problem occurred, what was done to resolve the problem and how the problem will be prevented in the future. Such report shall be available to the commission upon request.

(F) A certified independent testing laboratory shall establish and maintain a training program for its employees to ensure that the employees can adequately review gaming devices and new technologies in accordance with Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder. Training records shall be maintained for all employees and made available to the commission upon request.

(G) A certified independent testing laboratory shall test and verify that all testing software used internally is suitable for use. Internal policies shall be developed by the laboratory to verify that such software used by the laboratory will perform as needed. The laboratory shall maintain records of test cases involving the validation of software and methods to provide evidence that the test method is valid. All testing performed by the laboratory shall be traceable to a test method that has been suitably validated.

Effective: 04/01/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 04/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03 , 3772.31