3702.53 Prohibited acts.

(A) No person shall carry out any reviewable activity unless a certificate of need for such activity has been granted under sections 3702.51 to 3702.62 of the Revised Code or the person is exempted by division (B) of section 3702.511 or section 3702.62 of the Revised Code from the requirement that a certificate of need be obtained. No person shall carry out any reviewable activity if a certificate of need authorizing that activity has been withdrawn by the director of health under section 3702.52 or 3702.525 of the Revised Code. No person shall carry out a reviewable activity if the certificate of need authorizing that activity is void pursuant to section 3702.523 of the Revised Code or has expired pursuant to section 3702.524 of the Revised Code.

(B) No person shall separate portions of any proposal for any reviewable activity to evade the requirements of sections 3702.51 to 3702.62 of the Revised Code.

(C) No person granted a certificate of need shall carry out the reviewable activity authorized by the certificate of need other than in substantial accordance with the approved application for the certificate of need.

Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9, HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003