4761-7-01 Original license or permit, identification card or electronic license verification.

(A) The board shall prepare and provide to each initial license or permit holder a certificate stating the name of the license or limited permit holder, the license or limited permit number assigned and the initial issuance date. Additionally, the board may issue an identification card as proof of current authorization to practice. In lieu of an identification card, the board may permit the electronic verification of the each license or limited permit holder through a web-based verification system. An identification card or electronic verification shall contain the person's name, license or permit number, information as to the type of authorization under which they practice, and date of expiration.

(B) Official license or permit certificates shall be signed by the board president and be affixed with the seal of the board. Official identification cards, if used, shall bear the signature of the board president and/or the executive director. Electronic verification of license or limited permit status shall be considered a primary source verification. For the purpose of conspicuous display as set forth under division (A) of section 4761.05 of the Revised Code, a holder may make a notarized copy of the license or permit certificate. A written statement must be found on the document attesting that the certificate is a true copy.

(C) Neither the holder nor anyone else shall make any alterations on a certificate or identification card issued by the board.

(D) Regardless of the original issue date, all licenses shall expire on June thirtieth of each even numbered year, unless other limitations pursuant to law, board order, or consent agreement are in effect.

(E) Regardless of the original issue date, all limited permits will expire on June thirtieth of each year, unless other limitations pursuant to law, board order, or consent agreement are in effect.

(F) Identification cards or electronic verification are valid proof of current authorization.

(G) In accordance with division (C) of section 4761.05 of the Revised Code, holders of licenses and permits must display in a conspicuous place on their persons the information as to the type of authorization under which they practice. This information shall include the holder's name, title, and the type of authorization under which they practice, which shall state no less than "R.C.P." for a licensed respiratory care professional or "limited permit holder" for a limited permit holder.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 10/28/2013 and 08/15/2018
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4761.03
Rule Amplifies: 4761.05
Prior Effective Dates: 03/10/1990, 03/14/1991, 01/31/1992, 01/01/1996, 05/02/1996, 09/21/1998, 03/26/2001, 8/15/08, 10/26/2009