Chapter 4731-5 Examinations

4731-5-01 Admission to examinations.

(A) Applicants shall present themselves promptly at the time set for the commencement of each examination. Tardy arrival, without reasonable explanation, may be grounds for dismissal from the examination at the discretion of the proctor in charge.

(B) No applicant shall be permitted entrance to examinations unless the applicant:

(1) Has submitted a completed application and such other information and documentation as required by the board;

(2) Has submitted the statutory fee;

(3) Has in his or her possession a signed admission card issued to that applicant by the board; and

(4) Has in his or her possession a recent color passport-type photograph substantially identical to that submitted with the application.

(C) The signed admission card and the photograph required by paragraph (B) of this rule shall be turned in at the close of the examination. Any set of answers lacking the admission card and photograph, no matter how complete and satisfactory otherwise, may be rejected.

Eff 11-5-69; 2-10-82; 2-29-88 (Emer.); 6-6-88 (Emer.); 11-1-88 (Emer.); 2-10-89; 9-30-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.15 , 4731.05
Rule amplifies: RC 4731.13 , 4731.16 , 4731.55
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 6/13/2002 and 09/30/2007

4731-5-02 Examination failure; inspection and regrading.

(A) No applicant shall be entitled to a hearing pursuant to Chapter 119. of the Revised Code on the issue of examination failure.

(B) An applicant's examination papers may be inspected by the applicant or the applicant's attorney for ninety days subsequent to the announcement of the examination results. Within ninety days of the announcement of examination results, the board may, upon receipt of a written request by the applicant or the applicant's attorney, regrade by hand the applicant's examination.

Eff 9-30-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.15 , 4731.05
Rule amplifies: RC 4743.02 , 119.06
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 09/30/2007

4731-5-03 Conduct during examinations.

(A) No applicant shall, under any circumstances, communicate in any way with any other applicant, or have in his or her possession any books, notes, calculators, watches with computer or memory ability, or data of any kind, or question the proctors in reference to the meaning or interpretation of any question under consideration, but may question proctors relative to procedure.

(B) A violation of paragraph (A) of this rule shall constitute fraud in passing the examination, or fraud, misrepresentation, or deception in applying for or securing any license or certificate issued by the board under division (A) of section, 4731.22 of the Revised Code.

Eff 11-5-69; 2-10-82; 2-29-88 (Emer.); 6-6-88 (Emer.); 11-1-88 (Emer.); 2-10-89; 9-30-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.05 , 4731.15
Rule amplifies: RC 4731.13 , 4731.16 , 4731.55
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 6/13/2002 and 09/30/2007

4731-5-04 Termination of examinations.

(A) If any applicant withdraws from the sight of the proctors without permission, that applicant's examination may be immediately terminated and the applicant may be ordered to leave the site of the examination at the discretion of the proctor in charge. If an applicant is permitted to withdraw from the room due to temporary illness or other just cause, that applicant shall be permitted to return only upon the knowledge and consent of a proctor.

(B) If any applicant engages in conduct that interferes with, delays, obstructs, or disrupts the due conduct of the examination, that applicant's examination may be terminated and the applicant may be ordered to leave the site of the examination at the discretion of the proctor in charge.

(C) Termination or invalidation of examination under this chapter of the Administrative Code or Chapter 4731. of the Revised Code shall not be grounds for reimbursement of examination fees.

Eff 11-5-69; 2-29-88 (Emer.); 6-6-88 (Emer.); 11-1-88 (Emer.); 2-10-89; 9-30-02
Rule promulgated under: RC 119.03
Rule authorized by: RC 4731.05 , 4731.15
Rule amplifies: RC 4731.13 , 4731.16 , 4731.55
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 6/13/2002 and 09/30/2007