Rule 173-39-03.5 | ODA provider certification: military provisions.
(A) Applications: Persons who submit with their applications for ODA provider certification proof that they are a service member or veteran, as section 5903.01 of the Revised Code defines those terms, or the spouse or surviving spouse of a service member or veteran, shall receive priority processing of their applications.
(1) If an applicant answers affirmatively that he or she is a service member, veteran, or the spouse or surviving spouse of a service member or veteran, the applicant shall submit supporting documents along with their application. Acceptable forms of documentation include:
(a) A copy of a document issued by the armed forces, such as an identification card or military discharge certificate; and
(b) A marriage certificate or other document showing the applicant and service member or veteran are spouses.
(2) ODA or its designee shall track and monitor the total number of applications submitted by service members, veterans, or their spouse or surviving spouse, and the average number of business days it takes to process the applications.
(B) Training: Pursuant to section 5903.03 of the Revised Code, a person subject to the training requirements in this chapter may request that ODA or its designee consider their successfully completed military training to satisfy the training requirements in this chapter. The person shall provide ODA or its designee with supporting documents demonstrating that the military training was successfully completed and is substantially equivalent to or exceeds the training requirements in this chapter.
Last updated June 22, 2023 at 8:25 AM