4703.41 Disciplinary actions.

The Ohio landscape architects board may refuse to register any applicant or refuse to issue a certificate of authorization to any applicant, may refuse to renew the registration of any landscape architect registered under sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 or a certificate of authorization issued under division (F) of section 4703.331 of the Revised Code, or may suspend or revoke the registration of any landscape architect registered under sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 of the Revised Code or a certificate of authorization issued under division (F) of section 4703.331 of the Revised Code, or may fine a person when the registrant , holder of a certificate of authorization, or other person does any of the following:

(A) Has obtained or attempted to obtain registration or a certificate of authorization under sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 of the Revised Code by fraud or material misrepresentation or by false oath or affirmation;

(B) Is impersonating or has attempted to impersonate a landscape architect or a former landscape architect;

(C) Is found by the board to have been guilty of fraud, deceit, or gross negligence in the practice of landscape architecture or in providing landscape architectural services;

(D) Has affixed the registrant's or certificate holder's signature to plans, drawings, specifications, or other professional documents that have not been prepared by the registrant or certificate holder or under the registrant's or certificate holder's immediate and responsible direction, or has permitted the registrant's or certificate holder's name to be used for the purpose of assisting any individual, not a landscape architect, to evade sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 of the Revised Code;

(E) Fails the examination under section 4703.33 of the Revised Code;

(F) Is found by the board to have violated any rule governing the standards for education, experience, services, conduct, and practice or any rule adopted by the board under sections 4703.30 to 4703.49 of the Revised Code;

(G) Fails to comply with any disciplinary sanction issued by the board.

Amended by 130th General Assembly File No. 48, SB 68, §1, eff. 12/19/2013.

Effective Date: 07-23-2002