4729:4-1-07 [Effective 9/15/2017] Summary suspension of a licensee or registrant.

(A) An impaired licensee or registrant may be summarily suspended without a prior hearing pursuant to section 3719.121 of the Revised Code if, in the opinion of the board, the impaired licensee or registrant poses a danger of immediate and serious harm to others by:

(1) Refusing to seek evaluation, treatment, and rehabilitation for a substance abuse/chemical dependency related impairment;

(2) Not signing and/or complying with the treatment contract from an approved treatment provider or monitoring program;

(3) Resuming practice before the approved treatment provider or monitoring program has made an assessment and recommends that the licensee or registrant is capable of practicing;

(4) A relapse, as defined in rule 4729:4-1-01 of the Administrative Code, of substance abuse/chemical dependency at any time.

(B) An impaired licensee or registrant may be summarily suspended without a prior hearing pursuant to section 3719.121 of the Revised Code if a the licensee or registrant is guilty of a felony drug abuse offense as defined in section 2925.01 of the Revised Code.

Replaces: 4729-6-10

Cite as Ohio Admin. Code 4729:4-1-07

Effective: 9/15/2017
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 09/15/2022
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 3719.28, 4729.26
Rule Amplifies: 3719.121, 4729.18
Prior Effective Dates: 7/1/92