Lawriter - OAC - 4501:3-7-01 Registration of volunteers.

4501:3-7-01 Registration of volunteers.

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(A) To be registered as a volunteer under section 5502.281 of the Revised Code, an individual must:

(1) Be no less than eighteen years of age;

(2) Complete the "Volunteer Application" (2017); and

(3) Be willing to submit to a comprehensive background check administered by the Ohio bureau of criminal investigation or other designated agency;

(a) Background checks will be at the discretion of the affiliated registered volunteer organization;

(b) During a response incident, a local government authority may also request a background check.

(B) Removal of registered volunteer status. A volunteer shall lose their registered volunteer status if:

(1) The status was obtained through false or deceitful information;

(2) The registered volunteer engages in conduct detrimental to the goals and/ or missions of the recognized volunteer organization, or conduct that is inconsistent with an emergency and/or disaster-related exercises, testing, or other training activities; or

(3) The registered volunteer fails to maintain compliance with any of the requirements under paragraph (A) of this rule.



Effective: 5/1/2018
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/15/2021
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 5502.25
Rule Amplifies: 3701.04, 5502.281