4726-20-04 Criminal records check.

(A) In addition to the requirements established in rule 4726-5-01 of the Administrative Code, all applicants for initial licensure as a licensed spectacle dispensing optician, licensed contact lens dispensing optician, licensed spectacle-contact lens dispensing optician, or as an ocularist shall submit to criminal records check completed by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation in accordance with section 4725.501 of the Revised Code. The results of the criminal records check shall be received by the board prior to the issuance of a license to practice as a licensed spectacle dispensing optician, a licensed contact lens dispensing optician, a licensed spectacle-contact lens dispensing optician, or as an ocularist.

(B) An applicant requesting a criminal records check shall provide the bureau of criminal identification and investigation with the applicant's name and address and with the name and address for the Ohio optical dispensers board.

(C) In the request, the applicant shall ask the superintendent of the bureau of criminal identification and investigation to obtain from the federal bureau of investigation any information it has pertaining to the applicant.

(D) The Ohio optical dispensers board will only accept the results of a criminal records check that is submitted to the board directly by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation.

Replaces: 4726-9-03

Effective: 11/01/2011
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 11/01/2016
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4725.44
Rule Amplifies: 4725.50 , 4725.51 , 4725.52 , 4725.57
Prior Effective Dates: 9/1/08