4779-5-05 Criminal records check requirements.

(A) All applicants for initial licensure in orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and prosthetics, or pedorthics, shall submit to a criminal records check completed by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation (BCII) in accordance with sections 4779.091 and 4776.02 of the Revised Code. The results of the criminal records check shall be received by the board prior to the issuance of a license to practice in orthotics, prosthetics, orthotics and prosthetics, or pedorthics.

(B) An applicant requesting a criminal records check shall provide the bureau of criminal identification and investigation with the applicant's name and address and with the name and address for the (Ohio) state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics, and with the board's BCII agency code. The applicant will comply with any procedures or requirements as specified by BCII.

(C) In the request, the applicant shall ask the superintendent of the bureau of criminal identification and investigation to obtain from the federal bureau of investigation any information it has pertaining to the applicant.

(D) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics will only accept the results of a criminal records check that is submitted to the board directly by the bureau of criminal identification and investigation.

(E) The state board of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics shall maintain information regarding criminal record check requirements on its official website.

R.C. 119.032 review dates: 12/27/2012 and 10/01/2017
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4779.08 ; 4776.03
Rule Amplifies: 4779.091
Prior Effective Dates: 11/01/2008