(A) The director of health shall license radon testers, mitigation specialists, and mitigation contractors. Each applicant for a license shall submit a completed application to the director on a form the director shall prescribe and furnish.
(B) In accordance with rules adopted under section 3723.09 of the Revised Code, the director shall issue the appropriate license to each applicant that pays the license fee prescribed by the director, meets the licensing criteria established by the director, and complies with any other licensing and training requirements established by the director. An individual, business entity, or government entity may hold more than one license issued under this section, but a separate application is required for each license.
(C) Notwithstanding division (B) of this section, the director shall issue a radon mitigation contractor license on request to the holder of a radon mitigation specialist license if the license holder is the owner or chief stockholder of a business entity for which the license holder is the only individual who will work as a radon mitigation specialist. The licensing criteria and any other licensing and training requirements the individual was required to meet to qualify for the radon mitigation specialist license are hereby deemed to satisfy any and all criteria and requirements for a radon mitigation contractor license. A license issued under this division shall expire at the same time as the individual's radon mitigation specialist license. No license fee shall be imposed for a license issued under this division.
(D) A license issued under this section expires biennially and may be renewed by the director in accordance with criteria and procedures established in rules adopted under section 3723.09 of the Revised Code and on payment of the license renewal fee prescribed in those rules.
(E) In accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code, the director may do either of the following:
(1) Refuse to issue a license to an individual, business entity, or government entity that does not meet the requirements of this chapter or the rules adopted under it or has been in violation of those requirements;
(2) Suspend, revoke, or refuse to renew the license of an individual, business entity, or government entity that is or has been in violation of the requirements of this chapter or the rules adopted under it.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Effective Date: 07-24-1990 .