4501:1-3-09 Registrar shall deny license.

(A) "New Motor Vehicle Dealer Application," form "BMV 4322," ( March, 2015), "Used Motor Vehicle Dealer Application," form "BMV 4320," ( January, 2015), "Leasing Motor Vehicle Dealer Application," form "BMV 4321," ( February, 2015), " Auction Owner's License Application," form "BMV 4325," (January, 2015) or "Distributor's License Application," form "BMV 4314," (March, 2015). Applications are available via the "Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Dealer Licensing Section" website at http://www.ohioautodealers.com.

(B) The registrar shall deny the application of any person for a motor vehicle license dealer's license, distributor's license or auction owner's license or for renewal of a motor vehicle dealer's license, distributor's license or auction owner's license if the registrar finds that the applicant has been convicted of a felony, except as provided in this rule.

(C) Paragraph (B) of this rule shall not apply if the conviction occurred prior to ten years from the date the application is submitted, and was not related to the selling, taxing, licensing, or regulation of sales of motor vehicles.

Effective: 7/19/2015
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 10/26/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4501.02, 4517.32
Rule Amplifies: 4501.04, 4517.05, 4517.07, 4517.08, 4517.12, 4517.13
Prior Effective Dates: 8/3/78, 12/8/86, 4/20/96, 5/9/98, 7/1/10, 4/2/12, 9/9/13