3748.07 Applying for license or certificate of registration.

(A) Every facility that proposes to handle radioactive material or radiation-generating equipment for which licensure or registration, respectively, by its handler is required shall apply in writing to the director of health on forms prescribed and provided by the director for licensure or registration. Terms and conditions of licenses and certificates of registration may be amended in accordance with rules adopted under section 3748.04 of the Revised Code or orders issued by the director pursuant to section 3748.05 of the Revised Code.

(B)

(1) An applicant proposing to handle radioactive material shall pay for a license or renewal of a license the appropriate fee specified in rules adopted under section 3748.04 of the Revised Code and listed on an invoice provided by the director. The applicant shall pay the fee on receipt of the invoice.

(2)

(a) Except as provided in division (B)(2)(b) of this section, until fees are established in rules adopted under division (A)(8)(b) of section 3748.04 of the Revised Code, an applicant proposing to handle radiation-generating equipment shall pay for a certificate of registration or renewal of a certificate a biennial registration fee of two hundred sixty-two dollars.

Except as provided in division (B)(2)(b) of this section, on and after the effective date of the rules in which fees are established under division (A)(8)(b) of section 3748.04 of the Revised Code, an applicant proposing to handle radiation-generating equipment shall pay for a certificate of registration or renewal of a certificate the appropriate fee established in those rules.

The applicant shall pay the fees described in division (B)(2)(a) of this section at the time of applying for a certificate of registration or renewal of a certificate.

(b) An applicant that is, or is operated by, a medical practitioner or medical-practitioner group and proposes to handle radiation-generating equipment shall pay for a certificate of registration or renewal of a certificate a biennial registration fee of two hundred sixty-two dollars. The applicant shall pay the fee at the time of applying for a certificate of registration or renewal of the certificate.

(C) All fees collected under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the general operations fund created in section 3701.83 of the Revised Code. The fees shall be used solely to administer and enforce this chapter and rules adopted under it.

(D) Any fee required under this section that remains unpaid on the ninety-first day after the original invoice date shall be assessed an additional amount equal to ten per cent of the original fee.

(E) The director shall grant a license or registration to any applicant who has paid the required fee and is in compliance with this chapter and rules adopted under it.

(F) Except as provided in division (B)(2) of this section, licenses and certificates of registration shall be effective for the applicable period established in rules adopted under section 3748.04 of the Revised Code. Licenses and certificates of registration shall be renewed in accordance with the renewal procedure established in rules adopted under section 3748.04 of the Revised Code.

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. 7/17/2009.

Effective Date: 06-26-2003; 06-30-2005