3733.45 Duties of licensor.

(A) The licensor shall inspect all agricultural labor camps and shall require compliance with sections 3733.41 to 3733.49 of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder prior to the issuance of a license. Upon receipt of a complaint from the migrant agricultural ombudsperson or upon the basis of a licensor's own information that an agricultural labor camp is operating without a license, the licensor shall inspect the camp. If the camp is operating without a license, the licensor shall require the camp to comply with sections 3733.41 to 3733.49 of the Revised Code and the rules adopted under those sections. No license shall be issued unless results of water supply tests indicate that the water supply meets required standards or if any violations exist concerning sanitation, drainage, or habitability of housing units.

(B) The licensor shall, upon issuance of each license, distribute posters containing the toll-free telephone number of the migrant agricultural ombudsperson established in section 3733.49 of the Revised Code and information in English and Spanish describing the purpose of the ombudsperson's office, as provided in that section. The licensor shall provide at least two posters to the licensee, one for the licensee's personal use and at least one that shall be posted in a conspicuous place within the camp.

(C) The licensor may, upon proper identification to the operator or the operator's agent, enter on any property or into any structure at any reasonable time for the purpose of making inspections required by this section.

The licensor shall make at least one inspection prior to licensing. The licensor shall make such other inspections as the licensor considers necessary to enforce sections 3733.41 to 3733.49 of the Revised Code adequately.

(D) Any plans submitted to the licensor shall be in compliance with rules adopted pursuant to section 3733.42 of the Revised Code and shall be approved or disapproved within thirty days after they are filed.

(E) The licensor shall issue an annual report that shall accurately reflect the results of that year's inspections, including, but not limited to, numbers of inspections, number of violations found, and action taken in regard to violations. The report shall also include an assessment of any problems found in that year and proposed solutions for them.

Effective Date: 06-26-2003