4747-1-10 Reciprocity.

(A) A license issued to an individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation by another state will not be honored in lieu of a license issued by the state of Ohio. However, if an individual applicant has completed an examination equal or superior to the Ohio examination, the board may waive or partially waive the examination requirements for licensure in the state of Ohio.

(B) An applicant who passed the international institute for hearing instruments sciences licensing examination in another state by at least the minimum passing score required in Ohio, shall be considered to have passed the written examination required by section 4747.08 of the Revised Code.

(C) An applicant who passed the international institute for hearing instruments sciences practical examination in another state by at least the minimum passing score required in Ohio, shall be considered to have passed the practical examination required by section 4747.08 of the Revised Code.

(D) Violation of laws regulating the fitting and dispensing of hearing aids in any other state by an individual, firm, partnership, association or corporation licensed by this board while visiting or residing in such other state, may be considered as a violation of section 4747.12 of the Revised Code.

Effective: 06/01/2008
R.C. 119.032 review dates: 02/08/2008 and 06/01/2013
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4747.04
Rule Amplifies: 4747.04
Prior Effective Dates: 2/1/1977, 4/15/84, 2/15/97