The director of administrative services shall certify employees of state agencies to make purchases of supplies and services under division (B) of section 125.05 of the Revised Code. The director shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code governing certification that provide for the following:
(A) Requirements for certification, including candidate qualifications and training on how to make purchases in accordance with the department of administrative services' purchasing procedures;
(B) Requirements and procedures for renewal of certification;
(C) Causes for and procedures governing termination of certification;
(D) Requirements and procedures for granting provisional certification;
(E) The certification effective date, after which purchases shall be made by certified employees;
(F) Any other rules necessary to govern certification.
Effective Date: 2008 HB562 09-22-2008