3710.13 [Effective 1/1/2018] Hearing.

(A) Before the director of environmental protection takes any action under section 3710.12 of the Revised Code, the director shall give the license applicant, licensee, or certificate holder against whom action is contemplated an opportunity for a hearing.

Except as otherwise provided in this section, the director shall give notice and hold the hearing in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(B) The director, without notice or hearing and in accordance with rules adopted by the director , may issue an order requiring any action necessary to meet an environmental health emergency involving asbestos. Any person to whom an order is directed shall immediately comply with the order. Upon application to the director , the person shall be afforded a hearing as soon as possible, but no more than twenty days after receipt of the application by the director.

(C) If the director determines, pursuant to division (B) of this section, that an environmental health emergency involving asbestos exists, the director may order, without a hearing, the denial, suspension, or revocation of any license or certificate issued under this chapter of the parties involved, provided that an opportunity for a hearing is provided to the affected party as soon as reasonably possible.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §101.01, eff. 1/1/2018.

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

Effective Date: 10-08-1992 .

Note: This section is set out twice. See also § 3710.13, effective until 1/1/2018.