[Comment: Information regarding the availability and effective date of the materials incorporated by reference in this rule can be found in paragraph (H) of rule 4501:7-1-01 of the Administrative Code.]
(A) Each registration identification card issued to a private investigator or security guard employee pursuant to section 4749.06 of the Revised Code and rule 4501:7-1-10 of the Administrative Code shall include the date of issuance. Registrations expire annually on the anniversary date of initial issuance.
(B) The department of public safety shall renew a registration issued pursuant to section 4749.06 of the Revised Code if the person holding a valid identification card renews such registration in accordance with this rule on form "Employee Registration Renewal" or renews on-line at http://pisgs.ohio.gov/pisgs.stm. A passport style photograph that measures two by two inches, taken within one year of submission, and bearing a reasonable likeness to the applicant must be submitted with the "Employee Registration Renewal." The person holding a valid identification card must continue to meet the qualifications set forth in section 4749.06 of the Revised Code and continue to meet the following renewal requirements:
(2) Pays the annual renewal fee as set forth in rule 4501:7-1-17 of the Administrative Code. The fee may be paid by certified check or money order payable to Ohio treasurer of state or if submitted on-line, may be paid by credit card.
If an individual fails to meet the renewal requirements, the registration is expired without the taking of any action by the department. Registrants desiring to register again will be required to make new application to the department in accordance with section 4749.06 of the Revised Code.
(3) The holder of an expired registration issued pursuant to section 4749.06 of the Revised Code, who was a member of the uniformed services, or the spouse of a member of the uniformed services, shall be granted a renewal of the registration at the usual cost and without penalty if either of the following applies:
(a) The registration was not renewed because of the holder's active service in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard or the national guard of any other state.
(b) The registration was not renewed because the holder's spouse served in active service in the armed forces of the United States or a reserve component of the armed forces of the United States, including the Ohio national guard or the national guard of any other state, and the service resulted in the holder's absence from this state.
Pursuant to division (B) of section 5903.10 of the Revised Code, a renewal shall not be granted under paragraph (B)(3)(a) or (B)(3)(b) of this rule unless the holder or the spouse of the holder, whichever is applicable, has presented satisfactory evidence of the service member's discharge under honorable conditions or release under honorable conditions from active duty or national guard duty within six months after the release or discharge.
(C) The firearm bearer (FAB) notation expires annually on expiration date of the identification card. A private investigator or security guard with a FAB notation, must submit a "Firearm Bearer Notation Application" accompanied by the fee provided for in section 4749.10 of the Revised Code.