Pursuant to section 5502.011 of the Revised Code, each manufacturer of a certified immobilizing or disabling device, including a certified ignition interlock device, shall be subject to unannounced audits and inspections by the department of all records pertaining to each immobilizing or disabling device, and/or ignition interlock device, produced by the manufacturer. If sufficient cause exists, as determined by the director, that the manufacturer does not meet the requirements of any applicable laws or the rules of this chapter, the manufacturer's license and/or certification(s) of all immobilizing or disabling devices, and/or ignition interlock devices, shall be subject to immediate suspension or revocation by the director.
A manufacturer shall retain every document related to device installation, operation, lease, sale, or any other use for five years.
The director shall notify a manufacturer by certified mail, return receipt, if the director decides to suspend or revoke a manufacturer's license and/or suspend or revoke a manufacturer's certification(s) of an immobilizing or disabling device, and/or an ignition interlock device. The director's notice shall explain the reason(s) for such action.
If a manufacturer's license and/or a manufacturer's certification(s) is suspended or revoked pursuant to this rule, the director shall remove the manufacturer's name, business address, contact information, and certified device(s) from the department's list of licensed manufacturers of ignition interlock devices and certified devices published on the department's website as listed in paragraph (F) of rule 4501-45-11 of the Administrative Code.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 01/15/2016 and 03/21/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5502.011
Rule Amplifies: 5502.011
Prior Effective Dates: 9/6/88 (Emer.), 7/22/90, 8/24/03, 12/31/10