4747.09 Hearing aid receipt; recommendation for examination of persons under sixteen.

(A) Each licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter shall furnish each person supplied with a hearing aid a receipt that complies with rules adopted by the state speech and hearing professionals board under section 4747.04 of the Revised Code.

(B) Each licensed hearing aid dealer or fitter shall, when dealing with a child sixteen years of age or less, ascertain whether such child has been examined by an otolaryngologist prior to being fitted for a hearing aid. If the licensee determines that such examination has not taken place, the licensee shall recommend to the person legally responsible for the custody of such child that such examination take place and shall so state on a waiver to be specified by the board.


Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 420, §1, eff. 4/5/2019.

Effective Date: 11-25-1969 .