4508.06 Refusal to issue, suspension or revocation of license.

(A) The director of public safety may refuse to issue, or may suspend or revoke, a license or may impose a fine of not more than ten thousand dollars per occurrence in any case in which the director finds the applicant or licensee has violated any of the provisions of this chapter, or any of the rules adopted by the director, or has failed to pay a fine imposed under this division. No person whose license has been suspended or revoked under this section shall fail to return the license to the director.

(B) The director shall deposit all fines collected under division (A) of this section into the state treasury to the credit of the state highway safety fund created by section 4501.06 of the Revised Code.

(C) Whoever fails to return a license that has been suspended or revoked under division (A) of this section is guilty of failing to return a suspended or revoked license, a minor misdemeanor or, on a second or subsequent offense within two years after the first offense, a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.

Effective Date: 01-01-2004; 03-29-2005