4501-8-19 Administrative actions by the department.

[Comment: For dates and availability of material incorporated by reference in this rule, see paragraph (A) in rule 4501-8-21 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 4501-8 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 4501-8 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, adult training coordinator, online instructor or instructor when the director determines that the applicant or licensee has violated any of the provisions of Chapter 4501-8 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 4501-8 of the Administrative Code and Chapter 4508. of the Revised Code.

(E) The director may suspend an online instructor, instructor, or adult training coordinator 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 4508.06 of the Revised Code, committed by the online instructor, instructor or adult training coordinator.

(F) The director may 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 4508.06 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 an online instructor, instructor, adult training coordinator, or driver training school, immediately following the decision to impose a suspension.

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4501-8-19

Effective: 7/1/2016
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 06/20/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4508.02, 4508.06
Rule Amplifies: 4508.06