4101:16-1-01 Definitions.

The following definitions apply to all rules of division 4101:16 of the Administrative Code:

(A) "Board" means the Ohio construction industry licensing board, as created pursuant to section 4740.02 of the Revised Code.

(B) "Specialty section" means the plumbing and hydronics section, electrical section, and the heating, ventilating, air conditioning, and refrigeration section of the Ohio construction industry licensing board, as created pursuant to section 4740.02 of the Revised Code.

(C) "Contractor" means a licensed individual or business entity who holds one or more licenses issued by the appropriate specialty section pursuant to Chapter 4740. of the Revised Code.

(D) "Curriculum" means a continuing education course topic in general business that is applicable to all trades, general health and safety that is applicable to all trades, technology that is trade specific, or code that is trade specific.

(E) "Compliant Contractor Program" means a program, established pursuant to and in accordance with section 4740.06(J) of the Revised Code, which modifies the continuing education and/or renewal schedules and which is available for those licensees who demonstrate a history of compliance with Chapter 4740. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(F) "Engineer" means an individual that has a certificate of registration pursuant to Chapter 4733. of the Revised Code.

(G) "Tradesperson" has the same meaning as in section 4740.01 of the Revised Code.

(H) "Construction industry" means an area of business involved with "construction projects" as defined in section 4740.01 of the Revised Code.

(I) "Business experience" means at least three years of business experience in the construction industry.

(J) "Veteran" means for the purpose of this rule anyone who is serving or has served under honorable conditions in any component of the armed forces of the United States including national guard and reserve.

Replaces: 4101:16-1-01

Effective: 11/20/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/10/2020
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4740.04
Rule Amplifies: 4740.04, 4740.05
Prior Effective Dates: 04/01/2005