(A) The administrative section of the Ohio construction industry licensing board annually shall elect from among its members a chairperson and other officers as the board, by rule, designates. The chairperson shall preside over meetings of the administrative section or designate another member to preside in the chairperson's absence. The administrative section shall hold at least two regular meetings each year, but may meet at additional times as specified by rule, at the call of the chairperson, or upon the request of two or more members. A majority of the members of the administrative section constitutes a quorum for the transaction of all business. The administrative section may not take any action without the concurrence of at least three of its members.
(1) The administrative section shall employ a secretary, who is not a member of the board, to serve at the pleasure of the administrative section, and shall fix the compensation of the secretary. The secretary shall be in the unclassified civil service of the state.
(2) The secretary shall do all of the following:
(a) Keep or set standards for and delegate to another person the keeping of the minutes, books, and other records and files of the board and each section of the board;
(b) Issue all licenses in the name of the board;
(c) Send out all notices, including advance notices of meetings of the board and each section of the board, and attend to all correspondence of the board and each section of the board, under the direction of the administrative section;
(d) Receive and deposit all fees payable pursuant to this chapter into the industrial compliance operating fund created pursuant to section 121.084 of the Revised Code;
(e) Perform all other duties incidental to the office of the secretary or properly assigned to the secretary by the administrative section of the board.
(3) Before entering upon the discharge of the duties of the secretary, the secretary shall file with the treasurer of state a bond in the sum of five thousand dollars, payable to the state, to ensure the faithful performance of the secretary's duties. The board shall pay the premium of the bond in the same manner as it pays other expenditures of the board.
(C) Upon the request of the administrative section of the board, the director of commerce shall supply the board and its sections with personnel, office space, and supplies, as the director determines appropriate. The administrative section of the board shall employ any additional staff it considers necessary and appropriate.
(D) The chairperson of the board or the secretary, or both, as authorized by the board, shall approve all vouchers of the board.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127,HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.
Amended by 128th General AssemblyFile No.9,HB 1, §101.01, eff. 10/16/2009.
Effective Date: 09-18-2001; 09-16-2004