4501-7-21 The director may take action against a license of a class "D" or online school, training manager, online instructor or instructor.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule, see paragraph ( A) in rule 4501-7- 39 of the Administrative Code.]

(A) The director may reject any application or the "renewal requirements" for license when the director determines the applicant may have violated any of the provisions of Chapter 4501-7 of the Administrative Code or Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code.

(B) When the director has rejected an application or the "renewal requirements" for a license, or when the director determines that a licensee may have violated any of the provisions of Chapter 4501-7 of the Administrative Code or Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code, the applicant shall be afforded an opportunity for a hearing in accordance with sections 119.01 to 119.13 of the Revised Code.

(C) The director may reprimand, deny, suspend, revoke, or place on probationary status the license of any driver training school, training manager, or instructor when the director determines that the applicant or licensee has violated any of the provisions of Chapter 4501-7 of the Administrative Code or Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code.

(D) The director may reprimand, deny, suspend, revoke, or place on probationary status the license of any driver training enterprise if the enterprise fails to pay for the fees and fines owed to the department, as set forth in Chapter 4501-7 of the Administrative Code and Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code.

(E) The director may immediately suspend a driver training instructor or training manager license without a prior hearing if the director believes there exists clear and convincing evidence of any conduct, as specified in division (B) of section 4508.05 of the Revised Code, committed by the instructor or training manager.

(F) The director may immediately suspend a driver training school license without a prior hearing if the director believes there exists clear and convincing evidence of any conduct or risk as specified in division (C) of section 4508.05 of the Revised Code.

(G) The director, in accordance with section 119.07 of the Revised Code, shall issue a written order of suspension and provide the opportunity for a hearing for a driver training instructor, training manager, or driver training school.

Effective: 7/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/16/2019
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4508.02
Rule Amplifies: 4508.02, 4508.03
Prior Effective Dates: 10/4/01, 10/8/09, 10/10/2013, 12/6/14