4104.33 Historical boilers licensing board.

There is hereby created the historical boilers licensing board consisting of seven members, three of whom shall be appointed by the governor with the advice and consent of the senate. The governor shall make initial appointments to the board within ninety days after October 24, 2002. Of the initial members appointed by the governor, one shall be for a term ending three years after October 24, 2002, one shall be for a term ending four years after October 24, 2002, and one shall be for a term ending five years after October 24, 2002. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for five years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as did the term that it succeeds. Of the three members the governor appoints, one member shall be an employee of the division of boiler inspection in the department of commerce; one member shall be an independent mechanical engineer who is not involved in selling or inspecting historical boilers; and one shall be an active member of an association that represents managers of fairs or festivals.

Two members of the board shall be appointed by the president of the senate and two members of the board shall be appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives. The president and speaker shall make initial appointments to the board within ninety days after October 24, 2002. Of the initial members appointed by the president, one shall be for a term ending four years after October 24, 2002 and one shall be for a term ending five years after October 24, 2002. Of the initial members appointed by the speaker, one shall be for a term ending three years after October 24, 2002 and one shall be for a term ending five years after October 24, 2002. Thereafter, terms of office shall be for five years, each term ending on the same day of the same month of the year as did the term that it succeeds. Of the four members appointed by the president and speaker, each shall own a historical boiler and also have at least ten years of experience in the operation of historical boilers, and each of these four members shall reside in a different region of the state.

Each member shall hold office from the date of the member's appointment until the end of the term for which the member was appointed. Members may be reappointed. Vacancies shall be filled by the director of commerce, and shall not require the advice and consent of the senate. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration date of the term for which the member's predecessor was appointed shall hold office as a member for the remainder of that term. A member shall continue in office subsequent to the expiration date of the member's term until the successor takes office or until a period of sixty days has elapsed, whichever occurs first.

The members of the board, annually, shall elect, by majority vote, a chairperson from among their members. The board shall meet at least once annually and at other times at the call of the chairperson. Board members shall receive their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the discharge of their duties as board members.

The superintendent of industrial compliance shall furnish office space, staff, and supplies to the board as the superintendent determines are necessary for the board to carry out its official duties under sections 4104.33 to 4104.37 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 25, HB 59, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2013.

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. 10/16/2009.

Effective Date: 10-24-2002