3772-9-03 Testing.

(A) To be eligible for approval and inclusion in the commission's database described in rule 3772-9-02 of the Administrative Code, a gaming-related vendor of any device, software, hardware, or other technology must submit the device, software, hardware or other technology for scientific testing and technical evaluation by a certified independent testing laboratory to determine compliance with Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(B) A gaming-related vendor seeking commission approval and inclusion in the commission's database described in rule 3772-9-02 of the Administrative Code of any device, software, hardware, or other technology must comply with the following:

(1) Submit a written request to a certified independent testing laboratory that, at a minimum, specifically references the scientific testing and technical evaluation necessary under Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder, as well as identifies the particular device, software, hardware, or other technology at issue;

(2) Submit all necessary items and information to the certified independent testing laboratory;

(3) Pay all costs associated with the scientific testing and technical evaluation performed by the certified independent testing laboratory;

(4) Engage no more than one certified independent testing laboratory to perform scientific testing and technical evaluation of any particular device, version of software, hardware or other technology to be used in this state without prior written authorization from the commission; and

(5) Submit any items or information pertaining to the device, software, hardware, or other technology to the commission, if requested.

(C) No device, software, hardware, or other technology will be included in the commission's database unless the certified independent testing laboratory concludes that the item at issue complies with Chapter 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder, and the commission, through the executive director or a designee thereof, approves the certified independent testing laboratory's results.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 3772-9-03

Effective: 4/29/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/27/2017 and 04/29/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3772.03
Rule Amplifies: 3772.03 , 3772.31
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/2012