3772-5-05 Affirmative license standards.

(A) An applicant for a key employee license shall establish, by clear and convincing evidence, the applicant's suitability for licensure.

(B) In determining whether to grant, maintain or renew a key employee license, the commission shall evaluate and consider the following factors, in addition to those factors set forth in Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code:

(1) Whether the individual possesses good character, honesty and integrity;

(2) Whether the individual possesses financial stability, integrity and responsibility;

(3) The criminal history of the individual in any jurisdiction;

(4) Whether and to what extent the individual has associated with members of organized crime and other persons of disreputable character;

(5) Whether the individual has filed or had filed against the individual a proceeding for bankruptcy or has ever been involved in any formal process to adjust, defer, suspend or otherwise resolve the payment of any debt;

(6) Whether the individual has been served with a complaint or other notice filed with any public body regarding a payment of any tax required under federal, state or local law that has been delinquent for one or more years;

(7) The compliance history of the individual with casino-related licensing requirements in this state or any other jurisdiction;

(8) Whether the individual has been a defendant in litigation during the past fifteen years;

(9) The extent to which the individual has cooperated with the agency in connection with the background investigation; and

(10) The extent to which the individual has provided accurate and complete information as required by sections 3772.10 and 3772.13 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 1/1/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/14/2016 and 01/01/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03 , 3772.07, 3772.10, 3772.13
Prior Effective Dates: 4/1/2012