4501-53-05 Renewal of certification to teach.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule, see rule 4501-53-16 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) Each instructor seeking renewal of the instructor's certification to teach shall, within thirty days of the expiration date of the current certification period, submit to the department a completed "Motorcycle Ohio Instructor Renewal Application."

(B) Renewal applications received more than thirty days after the expiration date of the last certification period shall not be considered valid, and the applicant shall complete a new application in accordance with rule 4501-53-03 of the Administrative Code.

(C) The application for renewal shall be signed, dated, and shall contain a statement affirming that the applicant meets the requirements for certification to teach set forth in this chapter.

(D) The department shall renew certification to teach issued under this chapter for any instructor who meets the following:

(1) Satisfies the requirements for certification to teach as set forth in rules 4501-53-03 and 4501-53-04 of the Administrative Code;

(2) Has taught in Ohio and specifically for the MO program, a minimum of two BRS motorcycle safety courses during the most recent certification period. This requirement may be waived or modified for good cause upon approval of the department.

(3) Upon request, and within forty-five days of the request, submits to the bureau of criminal identification and investigation a request to conduct a criminal records check and request the bureau of criminal identification and investigation obtain information from the federal bureau of investigation as part of the criminal records check.

(E) In addition to the requirements listed in paragraph (D) of this rule, a BRS -2 or BRS-RR instructor shall also, within the past three years, have taught at least one BRS-2 or BRS-RR or attended a BRS-2 or BRS-RR update provided by the department.

(F) To be eligible for ARS recertification, an instructor must maintain BRS certification and have conducted at least one ARS in the 2-year period of ARS certification.

(G) Upon request, provides an original signed statement from the applicant's physician, on the physician's letterhead, certifying that the applicant is mentally and physically capable of providing motorcycle safety instruction.

(H) If the instructor was decertified due to an administrative procedure process of section 119.01 of the Revised Code, the instructor must wait a period of one year from the date of decertification in order to reapply.

Effective: 5/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 02/08/2016 and 04/15/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4508.08
Rule Amplifies: 4508.08
Prior Effective Dates: 9/26/03 (Emer.), 12/26/03, 2/2/06, 4/21/11