Notwithstanding any provision of this chapter or Chapters 4901. to 4909. and 4923. of the Revised Code to the contrary:
(A) Not later than six months after the effective date of this section, the public utilities commission, in accordance with sections 4921.30 to 4921.38 of the Revised Code, shall establish by order a certification system for for-hire motor carriers engaged in the transportation of household goods in intrastate commerce.
(B) Beginning on the effective date of the order of the commission as initially issued under division (A) of this section, no for-hire motor carrier shall engage in the transportation of household goods in intrastate commerce without first holding a current and valid certificate for the transportation of household goods issued by the commission pursuant to sections 4921.30 to 4921.38 of the Revised Code.
Added by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127,HB 487, §101.01, eff. 6/11/2012.