4713.641 Complaints.

Any student or former student of a school of cosmetology licensed under division (A) of section 4713.44 of the Revised Code may file a complaint with the state board of cosmetology alleging that the school has violated division (A) of section 4713.64 of the Revised Code. The complaint shall be in writing and signed by the person bringing the complaint. Upon receiving a complaint, the board shall initiate a preliminary investigation to determine whether it is probable that a violation was committed. If the board determines after preliminary investigation that it is not probable that a violation was committed, the board shall notify the person who filed the complaint of the board's findings and that the board will not issue a formal complaint in the matter. If the board determines after a preliminary investigation that it is probable that a violation was committed, the board shall proceed against the school pursuant to the board's authority under section 4713.64 of the Revised Code and in accordance with the hearing and notice requirements prescribed in Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

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