(A) Any person may file a complaint with the board that a licensee, permit holder, or other person has committed any act that is grounds for disciplinary action under section 4761.09 of the Revised Code or any act that violates section 4761.10 of the Revised Code or of Ohio respiratory care board rules.
(B) Upon receipt of a complaint, the investigator of the board shall send an acknowledgment letter to the complainant along with a request for any additional information, if deemed necessary.
(C) Anonymous complaints may be investigated if the executive director with the advice and consent of a board designee believes an investigation is justified.
(D) If the executive director of the board believes a complaint is justified, a report shall be filed with the board, who may draft an opportunity of hearing notice which shall be in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.
(E) If a complaint is determined to be unfounded, the executive director with the approval and consent of the board may close the investigation.
119.032 review dates:
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4761.03(A)(6)
Rule Amplifies: 4761.03(a)(6)
Prior Effective Dates: 3/10/1990, 1/31/1992, 1/1/1996, 5/2/1996, 5/19/1997, 05/23/2005