4726-19-01 Denial and disciplinary action procedures.

(A) Denial of an application for licensure or examination or any proposed action against a license shall be in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(1) Pursuant to section 119.07 of the Revised Code, a request for an administrative hearing on the proposed action shall be received by the board within thirty days of the mailing of the notice of opportunity for a hearing.

(2) If a request for an administrative hearing is not received by the board within thirty days of the mailing of the notice of opportunity for a hearing, the board upon consideration of the charges cited, may take appropriate action in the absence of the applicant or licensee.

(B) The board may refuse to grant a license, suspend or revoke the license of any person or impose a fine or order restitution for violation of any provision of sections 4725.40 to 4725.59 of the Revised Code or any lawful order of the board.

(C) If requested by the board, the prosecuting attorney of a county, the village solicitor, or the city director of law of a municipal corporation, whenever a violation of sections 4725.40 to 4725.59 of the Revised Code allegedly occurs, shall take charge of and conduct the prosecution in accordance with divivision (B) of section 4725.54 of the Revised Code.

(D) In addition to any other remedy provided in sectionsChapter 4725.40 to 4725.59 of the Revised Code, the board may request the attorney general or an appropriate prosecuting attorney to apply to an appropriate court for an order enjoining the violation of sections 4725.40 to 4725.59 of the Revised Code and in accordance with section 4725.54 of the Revised Code. On a showing that a person has violated or is about to violate sections 4725.40 to 4725.59 of the Revised Code, the court shall grant an injunction, restraining order, or other order as appropriate. The injunction proceedings are in addition to all penalties provided in sections 4725.40 to 4725.99 of the Revised Code.

Replaces: 4726-15-01

Effective: 01/15/2012
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 01/15/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.44
Rule Amplifies: 4725.53
Prior Effective Dates: 11/29/79, 8/4/94 (Emer), 10/14/94