4707.21 Records and information.

No auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer shall willfully neglect or refuse to furnish the department of agriculture statistics or other information in the auction firm's, auctioneer's, apprentice auctioneer's, or special auctioneer's possession or under the auction firm's, auctioneer's, apprentice auctioneer's, or special auctioneer's control that the auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer is authorized to collect; nor shall the auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer neglect or refuse, for more than thirty days, to answer questions submitted on circulars; nor shall the auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer knowingly answer any such questions falsely; and nor shall the auction firm, auctioneer, apprentice auctioneer, or special auctioneer refuse to obey subpoenas and give testimony. Licensees, as well as charitable, religious, or civic organizations and schools that sponsor an auction under division (B)(5)(b) of section 4707.02 of the Revised Code, shall keep records relative to any auction for at least two years from its date . These records shall include settlement sheets, written contracts, and copies of any advertising that lists the items for auction, as applicable.

Effective Date: 10-01-2001; 05-06-2005; 2008 HB48 09-12-2008