4749.04 Disciplinary actions.

(A) The director of public safety may revoke, suspend, or refuse to renew, when a renewal form has been submitted, the license of any private investigator or security guard provider, or the registration of any employee of a private investigator or security guard provider, for any of the following:

(1) Violation of any of the provisions of division (B) or (C) of section 4749.13 of the Revised Code;

(2) Conviction of a disqualifying offense as defined in section 4776.10 of the Revised Code if the offense occurred within the last three years;

(3) Conviction of a crime involving moral turpitude as defined in section 4776.10 of the Revised Code;

(4) Conviction of an offense that occurred after the individual was initially licensed, or after the most recent renewal.

(5) Violation of any rule of the director governing private investigators, the business of private investigation, security guard providers, or the business of security services;

(6) Testifying falsely under oath, or suborning perjury, in any judicial proceeding;

(7) Failure to satisfy the requirements specified in division (D) of section 4749.03 of the Revised Code.

Any person whose license or registration is revoked, suspended, or not renewed when a renewal form is submitted may appeal in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code.

(B) In lieu of suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew the class A, B, or C license, or of suspending, revoking, or refusing to renew the registration of an employee of a class A, B, or C licensee, the director may impose a civil penalty of not more than one hundred dollars for each calendar day of a violation of any of the provisions of this section or of division (B) or (C) of section 4749.13 of the Revised Code or of a violation of any rule of the director governing private investigators, the business of private investigation, security guard providers, or the business of security services.

Cite as R.C. § 4749.04

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.131, SB 337, §1, eff. 9/28/2012.

Effective Date: 03-24-2003; 07-01-2004