3773.53 Disciplinary actions.

The Ohio athletic commission may revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew any license issued under sections 3773.31 to 3773.57 of the

Revised Code if the licensee:

(A) Has committed an act detrimental to any sport regulated by this chapter or to the public interest, convenience, or necessity;

(B) Is associating or consorting with any person who has been convicted of a crime involving the sports regulated by the commission, including a conviction under sections 2913.02 , 2915.05 , or 2921.02 of the Revised Code;

(C) Is or has been consorting with bookmakers or gamblers, or has engaged in similar pursuits;

(D) Is financially irresponsible;

(E) Has been found guilty of any fraud or misrepresentation in connection with any sport regulated by this chapter;

(F) Has violated any law with respect to any sport regulated by this chapter or any rule or order of the commission;

(G) Has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to a violation of sections 2913.02 , 2915.05 , or 2921.02 of the Revised Code;

(H) Has engaged in any other activity that the commission determines is detrimental to any sport regulated by this chapter.

The commission, in addition to any other action it may take under this chapter, may impose a fine in an amount to be determined by rule of the commission adopted under Chapter 119. of the Revised Code against any person licensed under sections 3773.31 to 3773.57 of the Revised Code for a violation of any of these sections or a violation of any rule or order of the commission. The amount of fines collected shall be deposited into the general revenue fund.

Cite as R.C. § 3773.53

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

Effective Date: 09-03-1996