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Rule 3772-50-23 | Duties of certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratories.

 

(A) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall determine whether skill-based amusement machines or equipment comply with Chapters 2915. and 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder.

(B) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall provide a report to the commission, in a format approved by the commission, of its test results for each skill-based amusement machine submission. No skill-based amusement machine shall be considered approved for use in Ohio until approved by the commission.

(C) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall testify at any administrative hearing or court proceeding as requested by the commission.

(D) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall not testify at any administrative hearing or court proceeding against the commission with respect to any matter in which the commission has authority under Chapters 2915. or 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder. Nothing in this rule shall prohibit the use of a certified independent skill-based amusement machine laboratory report submitted to the commission as an exhibit by any party to an administrative hearing or court proceeding.

(E) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall annually review each of its employees. This review shall include criminal background checks, updated background forms, credits checks, and employee interviews.

(F) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall take corrective action whenever any nonconforming work is discovered, laboratory procedures are not followed, procedures are required to be changed, or other unsatisfactory conditions exist, and shall notify the commission of any of the foregoing issues and the corrective action taken.

(G) The quality manager of a certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall file and maintain an internal report of the issues described in paragraph (F) of this rule, describing why the problem occurred, what was done to resolve the problem, and how the problem will be prevented in the future. Such report shall be made available to the commission upon request.

(H) A certified independent skill-based amusement machine testing laboratory shall establish and maintain a training program for its employees to ensure that the employees can adequately review skill-based amusement machine devices and new technologies in accordance with Chapters 2915. and 3772. of the Revised Code and the rules adopted thereunder. Training records shall be maintained for all employees and made available to the commission upon request.

(I) A certified independent testing laboratory shall test and verify that all testing equipment and software used internally is suitable for use. Internal policies shall be developed by the laboratory to verify that such equipment and software used by the laboratory will perform as needed. The laboratory shall maintain records of test cases involving the validation of equipment, software, and methods. All testing performed by the laboratory shall be traceable to a test method that has been suitably validated.

Supplemental Information

Authorized By: 3772.03
Amplifies: 3772.03, 2915.01
Five Year Review Date: 2/1/2023