(A) A joint subcommittee of six members shall recommend, in writing, action on applications to the committee. The joint subcommittee shall be composed of three representatives of the committee, appointed by the committee chair, and three representatives of qualified nonprofit agencies, appointed by the alliance of Ohio work centers for state use.
(B) No recommendation shall be made without a concurrence of a majority of the joint subcommittee members.
(C) Final action on applications for approval of the central nonprofit agency(IES) shall be made by the committee based upon the recommendation of the joint subcommittee.
(D) There shall be no more than two certified central nonprofit agencies at any one time.
(1) On February 1, 1999, one certification shall be available for issuance. All applications received by the deadline date set by the committee shall be considered, and the certification shall be issued to the applicant that the committee determines is the best qualified, under the procedure set forth in paragraphs (A) to (C) of this rule.
(2) A second certification may be available for issuance only upon the committee's finding that the growth of or requirements of the state use program require the existence of two certified central nonprofit agencies to efficiently and effectively meet the objectives of sections 4115.31 to 4115.35 of the Revised Code.
(E) A central nonprofit agency may, upon its discretion, surrender its certificate of approval at any time by submitting written notice to the committee, sent by certified mail, return receipt requested. The surrender shall become effective no earlier than one hundred eighty days after receipt by the committee.
(F) Upon the revocation or surrender of a certification, a replacement central nonprofit agency shall be approved in the manner provided under rules 4115-5-03 , 4115-5-04 , and 4115-6-01 to 4115-6-05 of the Administrative Code and shall be certified for up to a five-year term commencing on the date of its predecessor's withdrawal or termination. The replacement central nonprofit agency shall operate in compliance with the requirements of Chapters 4115-1 to 4115-7 of the Administrative Code.