As used in this chapter:
(A) "License" means
an authorization evidenced by a license, certificate, registration, permit, card, or other authority that is issued or conferred by a licensing agency to a licensee or to an applicant for an initial license by which the licensee or initial license applicant has or claims the privilege to engage in a profession, occupation, or occupational activity, or, except in the case of the state dental board, to have control of and operate certain specific equipment, machinery, or premises, over which the licensing agency has jurisdiction.
(B) Except as provided in section 4776.20 of the Revised Code, " licensee" means the person to whom the license is issued by a licensing agency.
(C) Except as provided in section 4776.20 of the Revised Code, " licensing agency" means any of the following:
(1) The board authorized by Chapters 4701., 4717., 4725., 4729., 4730., 4731., 4732., 4734., 4740., 4741., 4755., 4757., 4759., 4760., 4761., 4762., and 4779. of the Revised Code to issue a license to engage in a specific profession, occupation, or occupational activity, or to have charge of and operate certain specified equipment, machinery, or premises.
(D) "Applicant for an initial license" includes persons seeking a license for the first time and persons seeking a license by reciprocity, endorsement, or similar manner of a license issued in another state.
(F) "Criminal records check" has the same meaning as in section 109.572 of the Revised Code.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.169,HB 247, §1, eff. 3/22/2013.
Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.28,HB 153, §101.01, eff. 9/29/2011.
Effective Date: 2007 HB104 03-24-2008