(A) Except as provided in division (B) of this section, whoever violates section 4723.03, 4723.44, 4723.653, or 4723.73 of the Revised Code is guilty of a felony of the fifth degree on a first offense and a felony of the fourth degree on each subsequent offense.
(B) Each of the following is guilty of a minor misdemeanor:
(1) A registered nurse or licensed practical nurse who violates division (A) or (B) of section 4723.03 of the Revised Code by reason of a license to practice nursing that has lapsed for failure to renew or by practicing nursing after a license has been classified as inactive ;
(2) A medication aide who violates section 4723.653 of the Revised Code by reason of a medication aide certificate that has lapsed for failure to renew or by administering medication as a medication aide after a certificate has been classified as inactive.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.194, HB 303, §1, eff. 3/20/2013.
Effective Date: 06-27-2001 .