4779.08 Administrative rules.

(A) The Ohio occupational therapy, physical therapy, and athletic trainers board shall adopt rules in accordance with Chapter 119. of the Revised Code to carry out the purposes of this chapter, including rules prescribing all of the following:

(1) The form and manner of filing of applications to be admitted to examinations and for licensure and license renewal;

(2) Standards and procedures for formulating, evaluating, approving, and administering licensing examinations or recognizing other entities that conduct examinations;

(3) The form, scoring, and scheduling of licensing examinations;

(4) Fees for examinations and applications for licensure and license renewal;

(5) Fees for approval of continuing education courses;

(6) Procedures for issuance, renewal, suspension, and revocation of licenses and the conduct of disciplinary hearings;

(7) The schedule to be used for biennial renewal of licenses;

(8) Standards of ethical and professional conduct in the practice of orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics;

(9) Standards for approving national certification organizations in orthotics, prosthetics, and pedorthics;

(10) Fines for violations of this chapter;

(11) Standards for the recognition and approval of educational programs required for licensure, including standards for approving foreign educational credentials;

(12) Standards for continuing education programs required for license renewal;

(13) The amount, scope, and nature of continuing education activities required for license renewal, including waivers of the continuing education requirements;

(14) Provisions for making available the information described in section 4779.22 of the Revised Code;

(15) Requirements for criminal records checks of applicants under section 4776.03 of the Revised Code.

(B) The board may adopt any other rules necessary for the administration of this chapter.

(C) All fees received by the board under this section shall be deposited in the state treasury to the credit of the occupational licensing and regulatory fund established in section 4743.05 of the Revised Code.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 111, §1, eff. 9/28/2018.

Amended by 132nd General Assembly File No. TBD, HB 49, §130.11, eff. 1/21/2018.

Effective Date: 09-26-2003; 2007 HB104 03-24-2008 .