5123.0414 Methods of notice by department.

(A) When the director of developmental disabilities, under section 119.07 of the Revised Code, sends a party a notice by registered mail, return receipt requested, that the director intends to take action against the party authorized by section 5123.166, 5123.168, 5123.19, 5123.45, 5123.51, or 5126.25 of the Revised Code and the notice is returned to the director with an endorsement indicating that the notice was refused or unclaimed, the director shall resend the notice by ordinary mail to the party.

(B) If the original notice was refused, the notice shall be deemed received as of the date the director resends the notice.

(C) If the original notice was unclaimed, the notice shall be deemed received as of the date the director resends the notice unless, not later than thirty days after the date the director sent the original notice, the resent notice is returned to the director for failure of delivery.

If the notice concerns taking action under section 5123.51 of the Revised Code and the resent notice is returned to the director for failure of delivery not later than thirty days after the date the director sent the original notice, the director shall cause the notice to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in the county of the party's last known residence or business and shall mail a dated copy of the published notice to the party at the last known address. The notice shall be deemed received as of the date of the publication.

If the notice concerns taking action under section 5123.166, 5123.168, 5123.19, 5123.45, or 5126.25 of the Revised Code and the resent notice is returned to the director for failure of delivery not later than thirty days after the date the director sent the original notice, the director shall resend the notice to the party a second time. The notice shall be deemed received as of the date the director resends the notice the second time.

Cite as R.C. § 5123.0414

History. Amended by 129th General AssemblyFile No.127, HB 487, §101.01, eff. 9/10/2012.

Amended by 128th General Assemblych.127, SB 79, §1, eff. 10/6/2009.

Effective Date: 2007 HB119 06-30-2007