(A) The director of agriculture may fine any owner of an amusement ride for a violation of sections 1711.50 to 1711.57 of the Revised Code or any rules issued under division (B) of section 1711.53 of the Revised Code pursuant to a schedule of fines established under division (B) of section 1711.53 of the Revised Code. The fine shall not exceed five thousand dollars. In addition, the director may order the revocation of an owner's permit for an amusement ride for failure to file a certificate of insurance as required under division (A) of section 1711.54 of the Revised Code, for failure to maintain records of serious injuries or to report accidents as required under division (B) of section 1711.55 of the Revised Code, or for violation of a temporary cessation order issued pursuant to division (F) of section 1711.55 of the Revised Code.
(B) Any hearing or other procedures held with respect to any refusal to issue a permit, any order of the director, or any fine shall be conducted in accordance with sections 119.06 to 119.13 of the Revised Code. Notwithstanding the provisions of section 119.12 of the Revised Code, all appeals from any fine by, or order of, the director shall be to the court of common pleas of the county where the place of business of the owner is located or to the common pleas court of the county in which the owner is a resident or in which the amusement ride is located, in the case of a temporary amusement ride, or to the court of common pleas of the county where the amusement ride is located in the case of a permanent amusement ride.
Effective Date: 10-20-1987