5117.11 Prohibited acts.

(A) No person shall purposely fail to grant the credit provided under division (A) of section 5117.09 of the Revised Code. Each day that each person entitled to the credit is not afforded the credit constitutes a separate offense. Clerical errors shall not be considered an offense under this division.

(B) No person shall knowingly make a false statement for the purpose of obtaining a credit or payment.

(C) No person, including an applicant, shall knowingly make a false certification attesting to physical or mental condition for purposes of qualifying himself or another person for a payment or credit.

(D) No person shall fail to perform his obligations under division (A) of section 5117.04 or division (B) or (C) of section 5117.09 of the Revised Code.

(E) Notwithstanding sections 4933.12 and 4933.121 of the Revised Code, no energy company shall purposely discontinue heating service during the months of December, January, and February to a residential customer for nonpayment during any period for which the customer is eligible to receive a credit under this program.

Effective Date: 09-28-1979.